Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: corruption

LAPD Releases Name of Officer Who Shot Unarmed Man in the...

After an unarmed man walked towards police in an “aggressive manner,” an LAPD officer shot him in the head. But why did the LAPD refuse to release the name of the police officer involved in the June 19 incident until now?

Three Deputies Convicted of Covering Up Brutality Inflicted by Sheriff’s Son

Three deputies in Georgia have been fired after being convicted of covering up an incident in which the son of Decatur County Sheriff brutally beat a civilian. The victim has filed a civil lawsuit against the deputies and the county for violating his rights.

Undercover NY Cop Found Guilty of Assault in Motorist’s Beating

After an undercover New York detective and a biker were caught on video ruthlessly beating a motorist, the two were convicted on Tuesday of second-degree assault, coercion and riot. Their sentencing is set for August.

Undersheriff and Captain Indicted on Federal Obstruction Charges

It's another case of corruption within a police department after an undersheriff and captain were accused of corruptly influencing and impeding an FBI investigation into abuse and bribery. The L.A. Sheriff's Department has a noted culture and acceptance of corruption.

A Mailman on a Mission

"Doug Hughes’ gyrocopter stunt was no flight of fancy." It seems the majority of Americans are behind his bold “very special delivery” through the heart of our nation’s most restricted airspace in an effort to shake up and shape up Congress.

LAPD Chief Rebukes Officers for Killing Another Unarmed Homeless Man

Two officers have received harsh disapproval after a security video revealed the killing of an unarmed homeless man in Venice, California. And LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said there was no justifying their actions in taking the unarmed man’s life—just another example of police brutality.

DEA Agents Reprimanded for Forcing Student to Drink His Own Urine...

Six DEA agents were either reprimanded or received suspensions for leaving a UC San Diego engineering student dying of dehydration after being locked up for five days without food or water. Why were no DEA agents fired or indicted on criminal charges?

NY Senate Leader and Son Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges

Corruption is running rampant in New York City after the state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, were arrested on Monday committing fraud, extortion and accepting bribes. The charges carry a potential sentence of over 80 years in prison.

"The Army Knew:" New Investigation Unravels Mexican Govt. Account of How...

The untold story of how 43 students disappeared in Mexico on the night of September 26, 2014 unravels after an "explosive new investigation" was published by The Intercept. And the Mexican government is at the center of the investigation.

13 Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Arrested for Drug Trafficking

The FBI recently discovered sheriff’s deputies, correctional officers, a police officer, a 911 operator and a civilian had participated in trafficking of multiple kilograms of cocaine and heroin between 2013 and 2015. They were charged with conspiring to distribute controlled substances.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."