Police in the US are not legally required to protect people. Uvalde proves this.
19 children and two teachers were shot dead in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, while police idled outside for over an hour despite pleas from desperate parents
NYC Mayor Eric Adams evicts hundreds from homeless encampments
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Hunger strike continues in New York’s infamous Rikers Island
Inmates have complained of indifference by officials regarding the risk of COVID-19 spread, inadequate heating during winter, lack of proper hygiene and rising violence inside the prison
“How many more people gotta die?” ask Bronx residents
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