Children seriously injured by Hugo Police Dept. detectives

The three children have since been treated and released from a Tulsa-area hospital, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. The fourth child who was in the vehicle did not sustain injuries, the OSBI stated in a news release on Thursday. Tulsa attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons is representing the family. He told The Frontier on Thursday it was “very concerning” …

Demands to hear the Equality Indicators report

The family of Terence Crutcher and other advocates for police reform on Thursday praised the City Council for voting to hold public meetings on the 2018 Equality Indicators report but said the format of the meetings is flawed. The council voted 9-0 Wednesday to conduct four public meetings, but no dates have been determined. Read the full story here.

No Civil Rights Charges for the Police officer who killed Terrance Crucher

Damario Solomon-Simmons, a lawyer for Mr. Crutcher’s family, said the decision highlighted the shortcomings of federal civil rights law. “Part of the problem is the bias in our system against African-Americans, but the problem is also how the law is structured,” he said in an interview. “It is almost an impossible burden to prove a federal civil rights violation, so …