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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields has resigned after Rayshard Brooks, a black man shot by police last night, has died from his injuries. Rodney Bryant will become the city’s interim police chief. Bottoms said this was Shields’ decision and she will remain withContinue Reading

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UPDATE: NEWS TALK with BRANDON & BOB features a discussion of life after disbanding and/or defunding the police. What will life look like in these big cities? What is the replacement plan going forward? How will these areas be policed? Check out the clip below. Who are you goin’ call?Continue Reading

The Justice Department detailed some of the crime statistics related to the George Floyd protests, rallies and riots over the last few weeks. More than 700 law enforcement officers have been injured on the job during nationwide protests and riots, with nearly 300 of those among New York’s police force.Continue Reading

The Seattle Police Department vacated its East Precinct building and of activists and protesters established the police-free “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone,” nicknamed CHAZ. Chief Carmen Best told reporters yesterday that it was not her decision to abandon the precinct. “We were asked to do an operational plan in case weContinue Reading

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation on Thursday to end no-knock warrants, a measure that appears to have bipartisan support as demand grows for police reform. Titled “Justice for Breonna Taylor Act,” the law would prohibit federal law enforcement from carrying out a warrant “until after the officer provides notice of hisContinue Reading

As protests and rallies occur all over the country, Bradenton and Palmetto citizens came out to support George Floyd, speaking out against police brutality and calling for justice. “A crowd of several hundred people gathered in front of Bradenton Police headquarters early Sunday night,” reported Bay News 9, noting thoseContinue Reading

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance stated Friday that his office will decline to prosecute marchers arrested for breaking the city’s 8 p.m. curfew or charges of unlawful assembly or disorderly conduct. To further the unlawful chaos on the state, 57 Buffalo officers resigned from the emergency unit following the suspensionContinue Reading

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney announced an arrest of Stephen Cannon in connection with the shooting murder of David Dorn, the retired St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department captain. St. Louis police also say Jimmie Robinson, 27, was arrested in the case. He is charged with burglary, armed crime, theft andContinue Reading

The Tampa City Council approved $952,000 to purchase more than 600 body cameras for the Tampa Police Department on Thursday, a move Police Chief Brian Dugan says many members of his force may not like, but if they don’t like it, “then I suggest that you turn your badge in.”Continue Reading

Lakeland police report two brothers have been arrested after a man died from an apparent gunshot wound. Roberto Rodriguez, 31, and his younger brother, Reynaldo Rodriguez, 30, were arrested on Sunday in connection to the Friday evening murder near the 400 block of Cornelia Avenue. Officials explained that the pairContinue Reading

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that a mobile home fire in Florida, killing Cynthia Brace, was deliberately set by the woman’s husband, Edward Brace, as part of a murder suicide scheme. Cynthia Brace, 61, died in the March 3 blaze at 5916 Penny Royal Road, while her husband EdwardContinue Reading

In a developing story, Hillsborough sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting of a woman identified as Ivonne Rivera-Ramis in Clair Mel City that includes two separate locations, one being the local McDonald’s. Rivera-Ramis, 42, was sitting in a vehicle with a passenger on Rivergate Drive when an unknown suspect shot atContinue Reading

St. Petersburg Police have arrested and charged the man they say is responsible for a hit and run that killed Jeron Davis. Taurus Frederick surrendered to St. Petersburg Police Saturday morning and was officially charged in court on Sunday. Police reported that Frederick argued with Davis, 29, near 22nd Avenue and Martin Luther KingContinue Reading

Tampa police detectives announced they are seeking Antwoine Noland, an armed and dangerous man linked to three crimes and now the murder of Alicia Fussell. Alicia Fussell, 43, was shot and killed outside of City Liquors on Nebraska Ave. Tuesday night. At the time of her death, police said they didn’t believe the shootingContinue Reading