Excessive Force

An appeals court in California reversed the dismissal of an excessive force suit against Los Angeles, its police department and one of its police officers brought by a limousine driver who was arrested in an airport parking lot. The officer allegedly approached the driver, claimed he had been speeding and tackled him and put a knee to his back after he answered a call from his customer.  

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Biden Talks Police Reform, Pandemic With Big-City Mayors

Vying for the Oval Office in November, former Vice President Joe Biden held a virtual roundtable with big-city mayors Monday to discuss the protests roiling America and how the federal government can assist local decision-makers to bounce back from the twin difficulties presented by violence in the streets and the economic ravages of the pandemic.

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