State Reps. Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods), Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing), and Felicia Brabec (D-Pittsfield) on Tuesday unveiled a plan to fight police misconduct.
A year after George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis police officer, his family returned Tuesday to Washington, D.C., where lawmakers have been attempting to craft a bipartisan bill to overhaul the nation’s policing laws. Congress failed to act by the anniversary of Floyd’s death — the deadline that President Joe Biden had urged lawmakers to meet. Instead of signing legislation named for Floyd into law on Tuesday, the president met with Floyd’s family members in a private gathering at the White House.
In the latest edition of Watershed Voice’s “Ask a Cop” series with Det. Sgt. Sam Smallcombe of the Three Rivers Police Department, Smallcombe addresses questions about policing reform, de-escalation and chokeholds, among other topics.
On this episode we acknowledge, analyze, carry, and lift the heaviness of the summation of tragedies we’ve witnessed in 2020 (Ahmaud Arbrey, Breonna Taylor, Dreajon Reed, George Floyd). This episode is for those who are feeling all of the feels, some of the feels, none of the feels, and those who don’t want to feel at all. Join A+scribe and Elijaih Tiggs.