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A national police reform advocacy group researcher says de-escalation language improved TPD’s policy but overall it remains vague in specifying when deadly force is OK. Police Chief Chuck Jordan stated that all of the Police Department’s policies are in accordance with CALEA and IACP standards.
"The ocean represents $24 trillion; it's the seventh largest economy in the world," Cousteau said. "We need the ocean, and we love the ocean."
Human Rights Watch — a nonprofit organization that investigates abuses across the globe — says the racial disparities are partly explained by "concentrated policing" in poverty-stricken areas, which often are communities of color and more frequently have calls for service.
A 222-page report released Thursday cites evidence of racial bias in descriptions of how some officers treat black people, differences in how north Tulsa is policed and disparities of policing effects. Deputy Chief Jonathan Brooks said it's "misguided" to directly attribute racial disparities as evidence for bias or profiling without knowing the entire story.
The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board recommended commutation for 140 inmates from March through August, compared to only 10 during the same span in 2018. There were 436 parole recommendations compared to 309.
The restaurant's sign is the first to be restored through the Route 66 Neon Sign Grant project.
The 18-year-old motorcyclist died after a crash when a Tulsa County sheriff's deputy performed a U-turn two and a half years ago near Chandler Park. A pretrial conference set for Tuesday was pushed back to November to accommodate an attempt to resolve the dispute through mediation on Oct. 7.