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 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...

June 16, 2021

State leaders all-in on police body-worn cameras

Of the two big questions, how the program will be funded, and what the statewide policies regarding...

June 14, 2021

Jackie Goldman: Repeal RI’s Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights

While Rhode Island is only one of 15 states with this kind of legislation it is the...

May 8, 2021

Move quickly if you want to testify in favor of repealing LEOBoR

The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee announced on Friday that they will be hearing testimony on a...

May 6, 2021

Advocates push for repeal of LEOBoR; PVD Mayor Elorza supports Senator Mack repeal bill

“We’re not asking for defunding the police,” said State Senator Tiara Mack. “We’re not asking to abolish...

May 4, 2021

PVD Mayor’s African American Ambassadors Group supports full repeal of LEOBoR

“Anything short of a full repeal is unacceptable. The time is now for a full repeal, explicitly...

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...

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...