Richmond’s mayor said Tuesday that he has asked for and accepted the resignation of the city’s police chief, saying Virginia’s capital needs “a new approach” to public safety
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Six people were arrested in Richmond , Virginia on Friday night after protesters faced off with officers near Robert E. Lee monument, pelting them with paintballs and 'hard objects', police said.
RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond’s mayor said Tuesday that he has asked for and accepted the resignation of the city’s police chief, saying Virginia’s capital needs “a new approach” to public safety after repeated violent clashes between police and protesters. Mayor Levar Stoney announced Chief William Smith’s departure at a news conference and said a police
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The city's Juneteenth celebrations kicked off this morning outside of the Brooklyn Public Library with speakers and musical performances. [ more › ]
Police in Kenya killed three people as a crowd of motorcycle taxi drivers gathered to protest the arrest of a colleague for not wearing a coronavirus mask, according to reports Friday.
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Rayshard Brooks, 27, struggled with police officers after failing a sobriety test, the authorities said, then was fatally shot. Cellphone video appeared to show him running away.
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