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House Democrats Propose $400M for Police Reform

House Democrats in charge of funding the Justice Department want to provide $400 million for grants to carry out police reform initiatives, including $100 million for “pattern and practice investigations” of local police departments and $250 million for “independent investigation of law enforcement.”

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Police Discipline System ‘Broken,’ says Former Philly Chief

Charles Ramsey, who led police departments in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., found common ground with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on the need for police reform in a conversation Wednesday. “Too many cops…are on the job that should not be on the job,” Ramsey said.