Monday, September 21, 2020

LAPD releases video of officer shooting protester in groin with projectile

The LAPD is investigating the incident due to the fact that the protester was not posing an immediate threat to anyone when the officer shot him.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Utah police officer charged with assault after ordering K-9 to bite man on video

“As a result of this case, SLCPD’s use of the K-9 bite program continues to be suspended pending the outcome of policy and procedure reviews by both the department and the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing.”

Parents and teachers nationwide join together demanding Congress pass $250 billion bill for current...

“When the coronavirus pandemic began, parents, teachers, and child care providers stepped up.”

Former Sheriff’s Captain pleads guilty to gun trafficking

“This case involved stunning and sustained violations of the public trust by a high-ranking law enforcement officer who bent his public position to his private gain.”

‘We must not lose focus’: Louisville to pay $12 million to family of Breonna...

"No amount of money can bring justice. It's time to move forward with the criminal charges that Breonna Taylor's family has called for."

Senators urge Trump to return POW/MIA flag back atop White House

"Mr. President, we urge you to reconsider your apparent decision to move the POW/MIA Flag from the top of the White House."

4 Texas police officers fired over fatal shooting

"You don’t get to shoot somebody 21 times, because at that time, when we discharged those 21 rounds, Mr. Chavez was at his greatest level of incapacitation.”

Rochester police killed an unarmed Black man having a mental health crisis

Mayor Lovely Warren announced the next day that she had suspended seven officers while an investigation is under way.

Attack the press

In normal times, we often see a gradual chipping away of basic rights like we’ve seen in the trials of Julian Assange, where a narrative, some of it true, a lot of it based on character assassination and outright lies, has been built over time, denying the publisher the presumption of innocence.