(NEW YORK) -- While police oversight boards have been around for decades, a string of high-profile killings in recent years, including George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, have focused greater scrutiny on the use of force and need to hold officers accountable. The idea behind the... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released a highly anticipated civilian police oversight proposal that would create an independent seven-member citizen panel to advise the city’s police operations. The 17-page proposed ordinance was released Monday and would create a citywide Community Commission for Public... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., will testify Wednesday that the "federal government was unprepared" for the Jan. 6 insurrection on the United States Capitol, "even though it was planned in plain sight on social media for the world to see," according to... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The chief investigator responsible for reviewing the Justice Department's implementation of its "zero-tolerance" policy at the border put in stark terms the failures outlined in a recent inspector general report of the Trump administration... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook said Thursday it was referring the decision to indefinitely suspend Donald Trump's account to its newly-formed oversight board to make the final call on what will happen to the former president's accounts.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House Oversight Committee will investigate allegations that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy improperly reimbursed employees for political contributions to GOP candidates, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., said in a statement late Monday.DeJoy, a... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(MILWAUKEE) -- American Samoa's turn during Tuesday night's video roll call at the Democratic National Convention was noteworthy not only because of the scenic Pacific backdrop, but because of the presence of two... Read More.
BY: TRISH TURNER, BENJAMIN SIEGEL AND CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Capitol Hill -- A top contender for the chairmanship of the coronavirus pandemic congressional oversight commission has withdrawn his name from consideration, two sources tell ABC News. Former chairman of the Joint... Read More.
By CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford is the leading candidate to be named chair of the Congressional Oversight Commission, two sources familiar with the commission confirmed.The decision, which... Read More.