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    By McKenzie Jackson California Black Media One hundred and ten African Americans died or suffered serious bodily injury during encounters with law enforcement officers in the Golden State over the course of the last year. Blacks made up 16.7 % of the civilians that were killed or suffered severe injury injured during incidents involving the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Most dialogue around police, misconduct and unjust practices are fighting words right now, and Ryan Tillman knows it all too well. On the force now almost seven years, he joined the profession for altruistic reasons, because there is bad in the world, and he wanted to be the one to help stop ...
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    By Tanu Henry  | California Black Media Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law one of the strongest measures in the country intended to deter police officers from killing civilians while pursuing criminal suspects. After a grueling yearlong process that survived bitter fights, tense negotiations and impassioned speeches, the Senate voted 29-1 to pass AB ...
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    Assemblymembers Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. (D-San Diego) and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) were joined by a representative of Stephon Clark’s family, community members and activists to announce legislation aimed at making significant changes to how law enforcement deploys lethal force against civilians. AB 931 (Weber/McCarty), the Police Accountability and Community Protection Act, will change the standard ...