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NY attorney general report calls for NYPD overhaul in response to protests

NY attorney general report calls for NYPD overhaul in response to protests

The New York state attorney general called for an overhaul of the New York Police Department — including an independent commission to manage the department, more oversight and a uniform use-of-force policy — as part of her investigation into clashes between police and protesters during demonstrations in response to police killing of George Floyd. The…MORE

The man accused of punching a 12-year-old street dancer has turned himself in

The man accused of punching a 12-year-old street dancer has turned himself in

Police in Missouri have arrested a man accused of sucker punching a 12-year-old boy while he was dancing, causing him to bleed from his head and his nose. The incident happened just before midnight on Friday, July 3, according to the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Micheal “Crank” Curry, a dance instructor and owner of Fingerprint…MORE

NYPD sees ‘troubling’ surge of retirement filings, official says

The New York Police Department has seen a “surge” in the number of officers filing for retirement, according to Sgt. Mary Frances O’Donnell, who called the trend “troubling.” From June 29 to July 6, filings soared 411% from the same period a year earlier, according to O’Donnell, a spokesperson for the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information.…MORE

Here’s how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial

Here’s how to volunteer for a Covid-19 vaccine trial

If you want to be one of the first to receive an experimental vaccine for Covid-19, now’s your chance. Wednesday, a new website — coronaviruspreventionnetwork.org — went live allowing people in the United States to register to take part in clinical trials for vaccines. The website will handle registration for the four large vaccine studies…MORE


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