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Maryland police show bodycam video of deadly officer-involved shooting of Black man at McDonald’s drive-thru

Speaking while the video played on a projector screen, Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones narrated a 28-minute-long compilation of body camera footage excerpts and a recorded phone call between police and the driver, 21-year-old Ryan LeRoux, before the July 16 shooting in Gaithersburg. Police responded to a call about [...]

Expert slams NYC’s data on sending social workers to 911 calls, suffers from selection bias

They show the Behavioral Health Emergency Assistance Response Division (B-HEARD) pilot program saw a positive outlook after its trial run in parts of Harlem last month – but critics note that the program had its choice of calls to respond to and selected easy ones, making the rosy outlook an [...]