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Chorus Grows Louder to Defund Fresno Police Department

Even before the Fresno City Council discussed the police budget Monday, more than three dozen comments arrived opposed to more spending or calling for reduced funding. "Stop investing in the deaths of our community members and start protecting our lives." —...
Photo of Rodney Lowery, executive director of the Fresno Police Chaplaincy, and Fresno State NAACP chapter president D'Aungillique Jackson. (GV Wire)

After NAACP Workshop, Fresno Agrees to Police Commission

The Fresno City Council will form a Commission on Police Reform. That announcement by council president Miguel Arias came after the Fresno State chapter of the NAACP presented a new and updated list of demands to City Hall and the police department. The ...
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Changes Coming to City Hall Leadership on Dyer’s Watch

Jerry Dyer still has eight months until he takes office as mayor of Fresno. The coronavirus pandemic has slowed his transition. "The hope is at some point we get this COVID-19 behind us and then I can start putting together my transition team. We have a num...