Police Misconduct Blog


Governor Orders Closure of Notorious New Jersey Women’s Prison

On June 7, Governor Phil Murphy ordered the closure of the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility (EMCF), New Jersey’s only state prison for women. The move comes after the Governor’s office released its findings about a brutal cell extraction that took place on January 11. The incident led...





Witness to George Floyd's Murder Shares His Story (Exclusive)

Witness to George Floyd's Murder Shares His Story (Exclusive)

The following is the unedited statement of Maurice Lester Hall. Maurice, known to his friends as Reece, was in the car with George Floyd at the time of George’s arrest and tragic death. Our colleague Mark Kallenbach had the privilege and honor of representing Reece.
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Maryland Repeals Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

Maryland Repeals Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

On April 10, Maryland became the first state in the nation to repeal its Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBR). The Democratic-controlled legislature overrode Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s veto to pass this element of a widespread police reform package. During the...