Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag: Crime

Deputy Charged with Manslaughter for Gunning Down Unarmed Man

A reserve sheriff’s deputy in Oklahoma was charged with second-degree manslaughter after a video captured him shooting an unarmed man on the ground. The deputy claimed he thought he was holding his Taser when he actually killed the suspect with his gun.

After Cop’s Shooting of Unarmed Walter Scott Caught on Video, New...

Would requiring officers to wear body cameras be a new way to address civil rights concerns? Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst with the Speech, Privacy and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union, talks about the newly ignited debate.

Killer Cops Like North Charleston’s Officer Slager Must be Called to...

Clearly, more cameras are needed, including body cams on officers after real-time photo evidence of a cop trying to plant evidence on his victim came into play in South Carolina. But the real issue is getting officers to do their job—serving the community.

10 Deputies Suspended for Excessive Beating Caught on Video

Ten deputies were put on leave in San Bernardino for their involvement in the apparent beating, tasing and arrest of Francis Pusok as he was taken into custody. Their actions were exposed after a news helicopter captured it on video of the police brutality.

Senator Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

“Government corruption—at any level of elected office—corrodes the public trust." Sen. Robert Menendez has finally been charged for participating in a bribery scheme. It's about time the Department of Justice holds public officials accountable.

Federal Agents Arrested for Bitcoin Money Laundering and Fraud

Two former federal agents operated in the shadows and above the law during their investigation of the online black market, Silk Road. Now they face charges including money laundering and wire fraud along with other related offenses.

DOJ Report Criticizes Philadelphia Police Department’s Use of Deadly Force

The Philadelphia police commissioner hired the Justice Department in 2013 to investigate the rising incidents of officer-involved shootings. What the DOJ found was a history of misconduct and scandals, backing up the public's mistrust of the department.

Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

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Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

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Bernie Sanders: From (potential) heartbreak to hope?

On October 1st, while taking questions from a crowd in Las Vegas, Senator Bernie Sanders did something unusual for those of us...

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Back in 2013, ProPublica detailed what seemed a stunning development in the pharmaceutical industry’s drive to win the prescription pads of the...
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“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60 to condemn his...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...