Do the Police Actually Keep Us Safe? – VICE News

On this episode of Do Your Research, we take a deep look into the reality of policing.

The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

In which John Green teaches you about the Mughal Empire, which ruled large swaths of the Indian Sub-Continent from 1526 to (technically) 1857. While John teaches you about this long-lived Muslim empire, he’ll also look at the idea of historical reputation and how we view people from history. Namely, he’ll look at the reputations ofContinue reading “The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217”

Mental Health Response Teams Yield Better Outcomes Than Police In NYC, Data Shows

A New York City pilot program that dispatches mental health specialists and paramedics instead of police for certain nonviolent emergency calls has resulted in more people accepting assistance and fewer people sent to the hospital, early data shows. It’s one of a number of programs underway around the country trying to address police violence and systemic racism following GeorgeContinue reading “Mental Health Response Teams Yield Better Outcomes Than Police In NYC, Data Shows”

Florida Gov. DeSantis Strips LGBTQ+ Funds From State Budget

After kicking off Pride Month by signing transphobic legislation, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday vetoed all LGBTQ+ programs and projects from his state’s budget. That included $150,000 for the LGBT+ Center Orlando. The money was earmarked for the Orlando United Assistance Center, which provides mental health services for survivors of the 2016 mass shooting at theContinue reading “Florida Gov. DeSantis Strips LGBTQ+ Funds From State Budget”

Tacoma Police Charged With Murder In Case Where Black Man Said He Couldn’t Breathe

The Washington state attorney general on Thursday charged two Tacoma police officers with murder and one with manslaughter in the death of Manuel Ellis, a Black man who died after telling them he couldn’t breathe as he was being restrained. Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed charges of second-degree murder against Christopher Burbank and Matthew Collins,Continue reading “Tacoma Police Charged With Murder In Case Where Black Man Said He Couldn’t Breathe”

‘You shouldn’t be able to breathe,’ officer tells man before he dies

LEWISBURG, Tenn. (WTVF) — He repeatedly told deputies he could not breathe. But the deputies and police officers he struggled with taunted him until he died. An exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation is raising questions about the death of William Jennette last May inside the Marshall County Jail in Lewisburg, Tennessee. His daughter has filed aContinue reading “‘You shouldn’t be able to breathe,’ officer tells man before he dies”

U.S. lifts barriers to prescribing opioid addiction treatment

The Biden administration is easing decades-old requirements that made it difficult for doctors to treat opioid addiction using medication. New guidelines announced Tuesday mean doctors and other health workers will no longer need extra hours of training to prescribe buprenorphine, a gold standard medicine that helps with cravings. And they no longer have to referContinue reading “U.S. lifts barriers to prescribing opioid addiction treatment”

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