Tag Archives: Police

How unjust police killings damage the mental health of Black Americans

Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, many African Americans have reported feeling overwhelmed at times by the trauma, anguish, and outrage stirred up by Floyd’s death, as well as other incidents of police violence against Black victims. The disturbing frequency of these events, and the relentless news coverage of… Read More »

2 Charged In Fairfield Pharmacy Fraud: Police – Fairfield, CT Patch

FAIRFIELD, CT — A man and woman are accused of using a fraudulent prescription at a Fairfield pharmacy, according to police. Jennifer Warren, 24, of the 100 block of Lourmel Street in Bridgeport, is charged with forgery, fraud, attempted drug possession, interfering with an officer and two conspiracy charges, police said in a report. Westly… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »