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Police Unions

This piece is written by Nick M., a recent high school graduate from Michigan.  Police Labor Laws Derek Chauvin, the now-fired Minneapolis police officer responsible for killing George Floyd, could get his job back. In Minnesota, public servants reserve the right to appeal discipline with arbitration and police officers accused of misconduct often receive diluted […]

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Minneapolis Bans Use of Chokeholds

Negotiators on the behalf of the city of Minneapolis working with the state of Minnesota have agreed to ban the use of chokeholds in the Minneapolis PD. The agreement is expected to be approved by the city council by Friday.  While this agreement explicitly bans chokeholds and neck restraints, it also enacts certain regulations to […]

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Manuel Ellis

On March 3rd, 2020 Manuel Ellis of Tacoma, Washington’s last words were “I can’t breathe.” Last words that should haunt us all, words that haunt those protesting for George Floyd, and words that haunt Ellis’s family.  Manuel, or Manny as he’s known to his family, was approached by officers as he was walking home at […]

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This page will soon contain updates about police brutality in the US and updates on individual cases.