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Showing posts with label East Bay. Show all posts

For the First Time in the US, City Proposes Ending Police Enforcement of Traffic Laws

In what is being touted as a first in the country proposal, the City of Berkeley, California has proposed ending police site visitors enforcement.

The go comes after claims that police officers all too regularly enhance minor visitors stop into lethal situations.

"Most site visitors stops do not without a doubt warrant a police officer," stated Darrell Owens, the co-executive of East Bay for Everyone, a housing and visitors non-profit.

"A minor site visitors violation ought to no longer have resulted in the homicide of a black or brown body, however at the equal time we can additionally re-evaluate the nature of punitive regulation enforcement and damaged home windows policing that makes site visitors enforcement so lethal to commence with."

The officers who proposed ending police site visitors enforcement dispelled any preconceived notions that this would permit hazardous criminals and drunks to rule the roads.

Instead, in accordance with the report, Berkeley's City Council will vote on a thought to create a Department of Transportation and use personnel in that branch to make site visitors stops as a substitute for Berkeley Police officers.

While most everybody in America commits these equal site visitors infractions designed for income series rather of safety, most of the humans focused with the aid of police for these crimes are the bad and minorities.

In Anambra, three people were killed as they clashed with the police.

  Over the weekend, the situation in the Aguleri village, which is located in the Anambra East Local Government Area of the state of Anambra...