Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Crime

Former correctional officers plead guilty to causing woman’s death in custody

“The FBI New Orleans Field Office, in coordination with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney’s Office, remain committed to protecting the rights of all Americans, to include those incarcerated.”

NYPD officer resigns after breaking into woman’s home and yelling racial...

“His actions are wholly inconsistent with the values and standards the New York City Police Department expects and demands of its officers.”

Ex-cop indicted for murder after shooting woman through window

On Friday, a Tarrant County grand jury indicted Officer Aaron Dean for the murder of Atatiana Jefferson.

Alaska’s law enforcement crisis is a public emergency. Here’s how experts...

More than a third of Alaska communities have no local police of any kind. Criminals have been hired as cops in some remote villages. A federal emergency has been declared and millions of dollars are promised, but here’s what else experts recommend.

Arkansas sheriff charged with assaulting handcuffed detainees

If convicted, Anthony Boen faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000.

Deputy suspended after assaulting student on video

"School and district officials are working closely and in full cooperation with the local authorities to address this matter consistent with school board policy and state laws.”

Police sergeant charged with assaulting handcuffed man

“It is disheartening any time an officer entrusted with enormous power over the public’s liberty and lives misuses that power.

Former correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting inmate

Travoris Bottley faces a maximum statutory penalty of up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

Chicago cop under investigation after body-slamming man on video

“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”

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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.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?