MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Activists for police reform in Duluth, Minnesota are calling on the city to make changes after an analysis of data showed that police use force on and arrest minorities at a disproportionate rate compared to white people. Half of people involved in use-of-force incidents in 2019 were
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Saturday just after 8:30 p.m. Kansas City Police responded to gunshots near E. 60 Terrace and Highland Avenue. Upon canvassing the area, they found a man with life threatening gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died. This was the 43rd homicide so far this year [
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Presbyterian church council's call to remove police Chief Rick Smith is drawing objections from some urban core ministers who said they've been working with police to improve community relations. The Heartland Presbytery called for Smith to be removed last week, saying that the council is "not anti-police, but anti-process." Pastor [
The majority leader of the Kansas Senate, who was arrested last month for allegedly speeding and driving the wrong way on a divided highway, called a police officer, who tried to test his blood alcohol levels, "donut boy," according to the affidavit of probable cause.
Kansas state Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop (R) led police on a 10-minute chase the wrong way down the highway and tested at more than twice the legal limit for blood alcohol, police said.
Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) said during an appearance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday that he met with a bipartisan group of local leaders at the southern border on Friday who told him the “practical ramifications” of the ongoing immigration crisis “are unbearable.”
Leaders in Montgomery County, Maryland, are expressing strong opinions about the recently released video of two officers from the Montgomery County Police Department yelling at and handcuffing a 5-year-old boy who had walked out of his school and did not want to return.
An Annapolis alderman will introduce a sweeping police reform bill at Monday’s City Council meeting that would ban chokeholds, limit “stop and frisk” searches, restrict “no-knock” warrants and codify numerous other standards of procedure in the Annapolis Police Department.
In the early hours of March 16, Kansas Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop (R-Wichita, Kan.) led state highway patrol officers on a disturbing, drunken chase. Now, more details about his arrest are being made public.
Sen. Gene Suellentrop has been charged with fleeing and eluding police, a felony, and several misdemeanors in connection with the mid-March incident.