Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tag: Crime

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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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Most devastating of all: Mueller’s indictment of Trump’s character

How many of Trump’s followers or those who might otherwise be tempted to vote for him in 2020 will recoil from this moral squalor?

Judge determines Flint residents can sue US government for water crisis

“The EPA was well aware that the Flint River was highly corrosive and posed a significant danger of lead leaching” into residents’ homes.

Solidarity with Venezuela now! Protect the embassy

The Collective feels a responsibility to hold our government to a standard of respecting the rule of law as well as a responsibility to stand in solidarity with the people of Venezuela.

AFRICOM calls for my ‘elimination’

Specifically, what if an article of mine on the U.S. military appears somewhere in our media world and that military refuses to notice? Does it have an impact?

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