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Why it’s rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

Why it’s rare for police officers to be convicted of murder

As a Minnesota jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter charges, law enforcement experts note how rare it is that police officers involved in high-profile, and sometimes deadly, on-duty incidents ever face criminal charges or are convicted. Experts point to several factors, which include laws that protect an officer’s…MORE

Archaeologists find Maryland site of home where Harriet Tubman’s father once lived

Archaeologists find Maryland site of home where Harriet Tubman’s father once lived

Archaeologists working in a remote, marshy site on Maryland’s Eastern Shore say they’ve found the site of home where Ben Ross, the father of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman, once lived. Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford announced the discovery at a news conference on Tuesday, along with state and federal officials and the archaeologists from the…MORE

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