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80 artists are writing messages in the skies above ICE detention centers

This Independence Day Weekend, 80 artists are asking Americans to look up at the skies. Over July 3 and 4, messages related to immigration will be written at 10,000 feet by World War II military planes, sky-typed over 80 sites related to the country's network of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities, immigration courts, and the southern border. The idea is to bring attention to these facilities, which may not be familiar to many Americans.

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Four men charged for trying to bring down statue

The Justice Department has charged four men with destruction of federal property in connection with the attempt on Monday to bring down a statue of former President Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Park near the White House, the US Attorney for Washington, DC and other law enforcement officials announced Saturday.

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The nation's largest police force faces a financial reckoning

At a time of intense scrutiny of law enforcement since George Floyd's death, a movement to slash police department budgets nationwide is gaining momentum in the midst of police reform efforts and an uptick in violent crime in some major cities.

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Parkland dad: The call for officers to be removed from schools is a mistake

As America takes a crucial and painful look at law enforcement practices some have called to remove police officers from schools. Stand with Parkland -- The National Association of Families for Safe Schools, founded by families of the students and educators murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, believes it is a mistake to remove law enforcement from school campuses.

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What changes a protest from peaceful to violent? Aggressive law enforcement

Throughout the protests that have erupted across the US in response to George Floyd's death, we've seen troubling examples of police using excessive force. From cops pushing protesters — including a senior citizen — and pulling college students out of their car to confronting reporters just for doing their jobs.

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St. Paul mayor: We need this in our policing toolkit

For too long, Americans have bought into the myth that public safety is a simple function of police, prisons and prosecutors. Consequently, we spend nearly $200 billion on law enforcement and corrections annually.

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Opinion: Reimagining policing will make us safer

The brutal death of George Floyd has rightly trained our eyes on systemic racism and bias in our criminal justice system and the long history of law enforcement's excessive use of force, which is most often aimed at black Americans. It is clear that nothing short of a complete transformation of policing is necessary to ensure safety for the people of our country.

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