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Black Officers Torn Between Duty And Race

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND and KRISTIN J. BENDER | Posted 12.11.2014 | Black Voices

Jorge "Jinho" Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff's deputy in Alameda County, California. "I f...

Protestors: We Want Black Cops To Speak Out

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.05.2014 | Black Voices

In a HuffPost Live interview Friday, a group of Ferguson activists said they still have one voice they want to hear amid the protests: those of black ...

Black And Blue: Why More Diverse Police Departments Won't Put An End To Police Misconduct

Slate | Jamelle Bouie | Posted 10.14.2014 | Black Voices

When the video begins, all you hear is yelling. “It was just a cigarette! Mister, it’s just a cigarette, sir!” The video focuses, and you see a ...

For First Time, All Harlem Police Precinct Commanders Are Black

| Posted 11.19.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor HARLEM — Harlem's police precincts are now headed by African American commanding off...