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THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

By The Ithacan March 4, 2021
The systems that were designed to protect society do not include Black people. Our current policing system upholds systems of oppression.
The campus community was informed of the incident at 10:49 a.m. Oct. 16 via an email from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (OPS). According to the email, the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating the burglary with support from the OPS. It was reported that someone broke into the building, stole a television and fell asleep in the building.

Ithaca community reacts to public safety reform

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer March 4, 2021
The proposed plans for public safety reform in Ithaca are receiving mixed reactions from the Ithaca community. 
Ithaca College junior Kamira Armstrong shares her disappointment about the grand jury decision to not indict the officers who killed Breonna Taylor.

Commentary: The justice system failed Breonna Taylor

By Kamira Armstrong September 30, 2020
When Black people say that the police are a direct threat to our livelihoods, it isn't some trivial thing that we’re saying to gain sympathy.
National Recap: Protestors call for reform following Daniel Prudes death

National Recap: Protestors call for reform following Daniel Prude’s death

By John Turner, Opinion Editor September 7, 2020
Protests continued for the fifth night in Rochester, New York, with protestors calling for police reform in light of the death of Daniel Prude.
Protesters gather outside of the Ithaca City Hall to show support for the families of the teenagers involved in the Aug. 9 incident. Over 200 people held signs and spoke in support of the cause.

Point/Counterpoint: Myrick’s new police proposal sparks debate

By John Joly and Svante Myrick September 3, 2014
Mayor Svante Myrick proposes a police reform act and meets opposition from the Ithaca Police Benevolent Association, Inc.
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