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Suing for Police Brutality in Almond, Arkansas?

According to Mapping Police Violence, “police killed 1,127 people in 2020. Black people were 28% of those killed by police in 2020 despite being only 13% of the population. Black people are three times more likely to be killed by police than…
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Can self-defense be used against police brutality actions in Arkansas?

Arkansas - February 5, 2021 Citizens are allowed to use force to defend themselves against acts of police brutality when an arrest is illegal and an officer is acting outside the scope of law, covered under his oath and badge, misusing his…
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What are some ways Arkansas police officers can be punished for officer misconduct?

Police officers who go above the law and abuse their powers can be punished in a number of different ways for their behavior. Some examples of the ways an officer might be punished if he/she violates a suspect’s rights, applies excessive force,…
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Changing Attitudes Towards Police Brutality in Arkansas

A Key Case in Conway   In the town Conway, close to Little Rock, Arkansas, a man passed away through a struggle with police officers. This man was caught shoplifting, and when he was confronted by police officers, he ran instead of…
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Will Arkansas’ Law Enforcement Task Force yield  positive results for community trust?

Arkansas - October 30, 2020 Police brutality. Law enforcement task forces are the new hope in Little Rock toward gaining insight on the best practices and procedures for recruiting, training, and maintaining law enforcement officers in Arkansas.…
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Police Brutality Exceeding To A Significant Rate

On Wednesday or early Thursday, several government buildings situated in Little Rock were spray-painted with brutal phrases, including ‘charge killer cops’ and ‘defund the police.’ The local officials or the area quickly decried the…
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Governor of Arkansas Creates Task Force to Study and Improve Law Enforcement Practices

On June 9, 2020, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the creation of a task force that will not only “study and analyze the best practices and procedures for recruiting, training, and maintaining law enforcement officers in Arkansas,” but…