October 25, 2021

Hiring committee member breaks silence on Michael Stephens as PVD Police Major

“The number one person was a unanimous vote of everyone in the room, an active Providence police...

October 6, 2021

State to take public testimony on police body-worn cameras

Following the initial gathering of public input, the Attorney General and the Director of the Department of...

September 24, 2021

Protesters object to prison tours that treat the incarcerated as zoo animals

“This is in line with the huge history of treating Black people like animals on display in...

September 17, 2021

Families march against police violence – “Stop beating our children!”

“A cop’s duty is not to beat up a child, it’s to serve and protect us.”...

September 16, 2021

Sayles St families report ongoing police harassment

Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE) is holding a speak out and march on Thursday, September...

September 8, 2021

Legislators reiterate call for social and racially just marijuana legislation

“If we choose to legalize cannabis in RI without full restorative justice for the thousands of black...

August 31, 2021

You can submit your written comments on police body-worn cameras now…

Written comments from the public will be received by the Attorney General and the State police until...

August 21, 2021

BLM RI PAC rallies against LEOBoR in the wake of police videos showing violent arrests

“A lot of folks will say that repealing LEOBoR is radical,” said State Senator Tiara Mack. “There...

August 21, 2021

Moms Demand condemns PVD police violence, calls for legislative action on police conduct

“Law enforcement are charged with de-escalating violent situations, but in this instance, they have shirked that duty,”...

August 19, 2021

Providence releases Body Worn Camera video from July 9 King Street arrests

In the difficult to watch videos, the alleged driver of the vehicle is dragged from the car,...

August 11, 2021

PVD City Council battles the self-created perception that the City isn’t safe

Overall, crime is down in Providence, but you might not know that given the things said during...

August 6, 2021

A march and vigil to remember Hiu Lui Ng, who died in Wyatt custody 14 years ago

“His pain and his suffering – it was at the hands of Wyatt guards – who knew...

July 23, 2021

Providence family facing harassment and violence after police altercation

“My family has been targeted since the last press conference,” said Taffii Moore, who has lived in...

July 21, 2021

PVD Police release video of unhoused encampment visit

“I believe that once this video is released, it could potentially be national training video on how...

July 20, 2021

ACLU calls out Cranston Police over illegal stop policy

“… When police are put in the position of choosing which cars to pull over merely for...