The criminal proceedings may also shed some additional light on the degree to which Milwaukee Police Department policies and practices may have contributed to Mr. Smith’s death.  As we’ve seen around the nation, stop practices such as those employed by the Milwaukee Police Department can result in unwarranted civilian deaths.
The ACLU has compiled a list of resources to help you.  In the week following Election Day, acts of hate are on the rise around the country. We want to make sure that you know your rights and have access to the resources you need.
The ACLU created this guide to help individuals by providing them with the clear direction they may need to navigate the many issues that arise through bullying. We hope readers will better understand their civil liberties and civil rights, find solutions, and ensure children have access to an adequate education and a safe learning environment.
People of color are too often victims of excessive use of force by police in circumstances suggestive of racial bias.  Officer Mensah has killed two civilians in two years.  Police officers should use force only as a last resort, and the force used must be no more than is absolutely necessary.
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Regrettable DA Decision in Police Shooting of Jay Anderson
Racial Justice Through Marijuana Decriminalization
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