In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, some Iowa schools—rightly—are reconsidering local police officers working, as employees, in their buildings.
Many Iowans support traffic cameras because of the claim that they will improve traffic safety.
Body cameras have the potential to provide desperately needed public oversight of police in order to curb police abuses, but their use must be accompanied by strong, clear policies to govern their use, data retention, and sharing.
In an important win for free speech and the Black Lives Matter movement, a federal district court ruled that the state can't enforce its ban of five Des Moines BLM protesters from the Iowa Capitol Complex grounds.
David F. Peña Medina, age 18, searched far and wide to find a sense of community and belonging.