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Police departments across US brace for Derek Chauvin verdict

jtgriffin07/iStock (NEW YORK) — Police departments across the U.S. are bracing for potential protests after the Derek Chauvin verdict. Thousands of National Guard soldiers have been deployed throughout Minneapolis, where George Floyd was killed and Chauvin, now a former Minneapolis police officer, waits to learn his fate from the jury, who are on their second …

Universities provide mental health support to students as Derek Chauvin trial continues

sshepard/iStock (NEW YORK) — Several universities and colleges across the country have reached out to students to provide campus support and resources as deliberations continue in the Derek Chauvin trial. Universities including Princeton University, Penn State, Syracuse, Boston University, Northwestern University, Grinnell College, Binghamton University and Columbia College Chicago have reached out to their student …

Police officer died of ‘natural’ causes day after Capitol riot: Medical examiner

Demetrius Freeman- Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of “natural” causes one day after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the Washington, D.C., medical examiner announced on Monday. The medical examiner’s conclusion comes amid lingering questions over whether the 42-year-old officer was fatally attacked on Jan. …