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Michigan Wants to Use COVID Funds To Get Guns Off the Street

Michigan wants to use COVID relief funds to train police officers as well as to get illegal guns off the street.

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Not Just COVID: Violent Deaths Are Also Up in 2020

Grand Rapids Chief of Police said that with the pandemic and the rise in political tensions, 2020 is "a year like no other."

In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo, Silkie Carlo, left, demonstrates in front of a mobile police facial recognition facility outside a shopping centre in London. A Black man who says he was unjustly arrested because facial recognition technology mistakenly identified him as a suspected shoplifter is calling for a public apology from Detroit police. And for the department to abandon its use of the controversial technology. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan, File)
Facial Recognition Got a Detroit Man Falsely Arrested. Now He Wants the Cops to Abandon It.

Robert Williams’ “shocking” arrest in front of his wife and young daughters came after software flagged his photo as a likely match to a shoplifting suspect. Now he’s calling for a public apology — and an end to the controversial practice.