US policing

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‘Nowhere is safe’: California highway shootings double in two years, data reveals
State highways saw more than 400 incidents last year. Police are still trying to understand why

Abené Clayton in Los Angeles with photographs by Nicholas Albrecht

08, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Alabama city disbands police force after racist text messages revealed
City council in small town of Vincent votes to terminate police chief, assistant and then whole department

Samira Asma-Sadeque

07, Aug, 2022 @4:52 PM

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‘Hunted’: one in three people killed by US police were fleeing, data reveals
In many cases, the encounters started as traffic stops or there were no allegations of violence or serious crimes

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

28, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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California police fatally shot 23-year-old Black man as he ran away, video shows
Footage shows victim fleeing after police arrived in unmarked car and drew their guns

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

20, Jul, 2022 @3:15 AM

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All Light, Everywhere review – probing study of the weaponisation of surveillance tech
A stylised exploration of how cameras have served the police state, from inventions in the early years of cinema to modern gadgets

Phuong Le

18, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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As police crack down on homelessness, unhoused end up in Mojave desert
On the edge of northern Los Angeles county, at least 200 people are living in tents and trailers on remote, harsh terrain. ‘They treat us like we’re a lost cause,’ one resident said

Sam Levin in Lancaster, California, with photographs by Barbara Davidson

18, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Inside the ‘school’ for men caught paying for sex
Police in Texas and across the US regularly conduct operations to catch men seeking sex workers’ services. Programs bankrolled by evangelical churches promise to change them

Elle Hardy

12, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Arizona to ban people from filming police within 8ft
Violators of the new law, which includes exceptions for traffic stops, will face a misdemeanor charge and up to 30 days in jail

Gloria Oladipo

08, Jul, 2022 @1:51 PM

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Officer who killed Tamir Rice quits after outcry over his hiring by small town
Timothy Loehmann, who shot 12-year-old in 2014, had been recruited as small Pennsylvania town’s sole police officer

Gloria Oladipo in New York

07, Jul, 2022 @8:55 PM

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Uvalde police missed several chances to stop school gunman, report reveals
One officer asked his supervisor if he could shoot the attacker but got no answer, despite penal code not requiring permission

Erum Salam

06, Jul, 2022 @9:41 PM

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Outrage after video of police fatally shooting Jayland Walker released
Walker, 25, was killed 27 June and sustained more than 60 wounds as multiple officers shot at him, but footage was released Sunday

Erum Salam and agencies

04, Jul, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Michigan police to conduct review after officers used images of Black men for target practice
Photos showing targets were taken during a Boy Scouts field trip to the Farmington Hills police department in April

Coral Murphy Marcos

04, Jul, 2022 @1:23 PM

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