Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Baltimore Police Department

Former Baltimore police sergeant indicted for planting gun and witness tampering

“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”

Baltimore cop charged with planting drugs in body cam video

Pinheiro’s attorney claims “this is just another overreach."

Second police body cam video appears to show cops planting drugs

Police officials have refused to disclose the identities of the officers allegedly depicted planting drugs in the second video.

Baltimore cop suspended for planting evidence on video

Within the past six years, the city of Baltimore has paid more than $13 million to settle lawsuits alleging police misconduct.

7 Baltimore cops arrested in federal racketeering conspiracy

If convicted, the seven officers face up to 20 years in federal prison.

Cops Involved in the Murder of Freddie Gray Honored at Conservative...

Brian Rice, Edward Nero, and Garret Miller were cleared of all charges earlier this year, but remain on administrative duty pending an internal review for their role in Gray’s death.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”