Tag: Copwatch

EXCLUSIVE: Training ‘preferable, but not required’ for out of state cops in Standing Rock

While the professionalism, training, and tactics of Morton County is being openly questioned after bystanders are shot with rubber bullets, tear gas canisters are lobbed with their spoons taped down, and water cannons are used in freezing temperatures, a team of journalism students on assignment in Standing Rock uncovers willingness on the part of the Morton County to field untrained officers.

The debut report from TFC’s newest team.