Triggered by the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in May 2020, protests demanded accountability for Floyd’s death and for the many other Black people killed by police. In this context, many news organizations were confronted with their own history of institutionalized racism, including scrutiny around how newsrooms cover policing, race, and communities of color. This study explores whether and how the heightened public discourse on racial justice potentially influenced reporting on policing in 2020.