While Minneapolis pursues a complete overhaul, other cities are scrambling to freeze spending on law enforcement.
The projectiles that officers are firing at protestors are “dangerous, indiscriminate, and potentially lethal,” said a researcher who examined data on nearly 2,000 people hit by them.
Only 15 people turned over their firearms, according to a watchdog report, despite a state law that requires them to be disarmed.
With voters desperate to reduce shootings, three of the campaign’s black front-runners are embracing aggressive law enforcement tactics that could perpetuate racial disparities.
The tool could be a model for making it easier for people to seek court protection from domestic violence, even beyond the pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired grassroots efforts to promote safe gun storage.
Shootings typically jump during summer months. Gun violence prevention groups hope reinforcements can stem the tide.
Tracking gun violence tied to face masks, store closures, and social distancing rules.
Gun violence activists are assembling a multi-state effort to reverse policies they say put people of color at risk.
Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, and Washington all closed dealers because of the coronavirus. Firearms were still flying off shelves.
He’s a Doctor Who Never Felt Drawn to Politics. Treating Shooting Victims and Coronavirus Patients Changed That.
Brian Williams relocated to Chicago to focus his work on gun violence victims. Now he spends half his time treating coronavirus patients, while grappling with the role that race plays in both crises.
More than ever, our leaders need to prioritize policies and resources that protect vulnerable communities.