Justice for Ma’Khia Bryant Protest in Providence
June 15, 2021

Justice for Ma’Khia Bryant Protest in Providence

“The first thing I want to say is Rest In Peace Ma’Khia Bryant,” said Kinverly Dicupe. “We’ve...

Community Members Testify Against Proposed 13.5% Increase in Providence Police Salaries
July 1, 2021

Community Members Testify Against Proposed 13.5% Increase in Providence Police Salaries

(UPDATE 6/30/21: The contract was approved by the City Council. Page 9 of the Police Budget Packet...

January 18, 2021

ACLU: Stronger action needed to address persistent failure of Providence Police to activate body cameras

“The police department’s decision to have its officers wear body cameras four years ago was designed to...

June 15, 2021

Activists march on PVD Public Safety Complex demanding Justice for Jhamal

“I’m not happy about the decisions that were made,” said Mark Gonsalves, the father of Jhamal, speaking...

January 11, 2021

The Uprising: The Policing Episode, Featuring Senator Tiara Mack

After recent incidents in D.C, and Providence, Steve and Greg tackle policing in the ocean state. They...

January 9, 2021

Officer Endres receives two day suspension and driving retraining for his role in Jhamal Gonsalves incident

Paré made it clear that the Department concluded that Officer Endres was not in violation of the...

June 15, 2021

State Police report on Jhamal Gonsalves clarifies incident; AG Neronha declines criminal charges against officers

Jhamal Gonsalves “sustained his injuries as a result of being struck in the head by a stop...

December 16, 2020

PERA needs teeth: How law-enforcement officials have undermined the Community Safety Act

Commissioner Paré’s interpretation of the law regarding PERA ignores the “history, context and legislative goal” of the...

June 15, 2021

Rally to Support Our Youth and Protest Police Brutality

“We saw [the police] more concerned about their own appearance than about the health and welfare of...

December 13, 2020

Family of Jhamal Gonsalves responds to police body cam footage

“There are eyewitnesses. You heard one of them on the body cam. He saw exactly what happened…...

December 13, 2020

RI National Lawyers Guild condemns police violence and the arrest of an NLG legal observer

After Providence Police arrived to further escalate the confrontation, indiscriminate arrests were made of anyone nearby, whether...

December 13, 2020

Providence releases police body cam footage from Jhamal Gonsalves incident

“You guys should have respect for him,” said an on scene witness, who then clearly stated that...

October 25, 2020

Lock Arms for Peace on Smith Hill: We’re burying our children

“We have to stand up as a community,” said Lock Arms for Peace founder Diana Garlington. “We’re...

June 15, 2021

Police in riot gear prevent Federal Hill restaurant patrons from viewing peaceful protesters

“Why can’t we take the street? We’re protesting. It’s our right,” asked the woman on the megaphone,...

December 13, 2020

PERA begins review of Jhamal Gonsalves case, wants bigger role

People who witnessed police violence at Tuesday night’s #JusticeForJhamal protest addressed the board. “My question, that I...