Police Reform

Trump Undermined Obama's Plan For Police Reform, Part Infinity
Lucy Jones, special to ProPublica; source images: Brad Coville/AFP via Getty Images, Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Trump Undermined Obama's Plan For Police Reform, Part Infinity

The Trump administration has not aggressively enforced existing agreements to monitor abusive law enforcement agencies, emboldening them to fight reforms.
Report: Police Are Too Often Connected To The Racist Far Right
Aggressive police tactics in protests against police violence that ignore the presence of right-wing extremists and result in mass arrests of protesters suggest underlying sympathies within the ranks of law enforcement for white supremacists, analyst Michael German says. Image from: David Neiwert photo

Report: Police Are Too Often Connected To The Racist Far Right

The gorilla in the room—the thing no one wants to acknowledge, but has grown too big to ignore—of our national discussion over the need for police reform, amid the seemingly endless violent mishandling of Black people by arresting officers, is their nakedly preferential treatment of right-wing extremists.