Tag Archives: Police

Ontario gives police new powers to enforce stay-home order and ban on outdoor gatherings

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canadian Politics Canada Ontario is also closing all non-essential construction and recreational facilities such as tennis courts and playgrounds Author of the article: Devika Desai, The Canadian Press, Tyler Dawson Publishing date: Apr 16, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  5 minute read  •  783 Comments Ontario could see an upwards… Read More »

Cities and States Look to Crack Down on ‘Less-Lethal’ Weapons Used by Police

This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). Following nationwide protests against police brutality in which law enforcement officers wounded or blinded protesters, state and local lawmakers and an international police association are taking steps to restrict the use of “less-lethal” weapons that caused the injuries. At least… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »