Federal Jury Awards Black Columbus Police Lieutenant $2 In Racial Discrimination Case

A federal jury has awarded Columbus police Lt. Melissa McFadden $2 for being the subject of racial discrimination and retaliation by the Division of Police following a trial nearly four years in the making.  McFadden, who is Black, had filed a civil rights lawsuit in June 2018 against the city of Columbus. The trial began on June 6 […]

Mayor Frey Announces New Discipline Grid For Minneapolis Officers Who Break The Rules

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Monday a new discipline grid for the city’s Police Department he says will make it “incredibly clear” how officers will be punished if they break policy. The updated discipline matrix creates a new category for “E-level” violations, which will result in automatic termination. These include officers violating the city’s anti-discrimination policy, using […]