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...

July 12, 2021

Clemency tour comes to Rhode Island with march on women’s prison in Cranston

The organizers are calling on Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee to grant clemency to five women in...

July 12, 2021

Court fines and fees are hurting our communities. What can be done?

“Across the country, many people and organizations are talking about how municipal court fines and fees are...

July 6, 2021

The Wyatt Detention Center continues operation on shaky financial ground

The Chair of the CFDFC admitted that the Wyatt Detention Center is “not in a good enough...

July 4, 2021

In response to Sayles Street incident, activists rally in the rain to defund police, remove SROs, repeal LEOBoR, and more

“I don’t see what road we take to make [the police] change,” said Justice Ameer Gaines, the...

July 3, 2021

Black Lives Matter RI calls Sayles St incident ‘one of the worst assaults in Rhode Island history’

“Me and the neighbor were having words in the street,” said Juan, 17-years old. “The police rushed...

July 3, 2021

PVD city officials comment of Sayles Street incident

“…any officer or anyone on the scene who acted inappropriate, who was unprofessional, or did not comply...

July 1, 2021

Parents hold press conference after police beat, pepper spray and arrest their children

“They had us in the back of a van for almost an hour,” said Zyrray. The temperature...