‘It Did Not Stick’: The First Federal Effort to Curb Police Abuse

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG April 9, 2017 PITTSBURGH — Federal intervention to curb police abuse did not begin after chants of “I can’t breathe,” viral cellphone videos or the Black Lives Matter movement. It began 21 years ago here in...

‘It Did Not Stick’: The First Federal Effort to Curb Police Abuse

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG April 9, 2017 PITTSBURGH — Federal intervention to curb police abuse did not begin after chants of “I can’t breathe,” viral cellphone videos or the Black Lives Matter movement. It began 21 years ago here in...

Police Unions Hail Trump’s Easing of Scrutiny. Local Officials Worry.

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG April 4, 2017 Black pedestrians in Baltimore stopped without reasonable suspicion. Black drivers in Ferguson, Mo., searched much more frequently than whites. Cleveland residents...