Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: police brutality

Advocates demand justice for boy, 15, killed during Albuquerque police attack

"They do not care for our lives," said one demonstrator protesting the killing of Brett Rosenau. "They use war weapons in our communities that created a fire that burned a child alive."

The city where investigations of police take so long, officers kill...

A California city’s flawed handling of fatal police shootings allowed six officers to use deadly force again before their first cases were decided. Experts say the department’s system "isn’t even basement standard practice” and needs oversight.

Atlanta officer indicted after killing innocent man on scooter

An emergency hearing is being scheduled to determine Chandler’s employment status.

Former correctional sergeant charged with assaulting inmates and falsifying report

The Justice Department announced that Lorenzo Mills has been charged in a four-count indictment for assaulting the three inmates and falsification of records for submitting a false written statement.

Police officer fired after charged in DUI crash

“As law enforcement officers, we are and should be held to the highest standards of conduct whether on or off duty.”

Las Vegas cop indicted for robbing 3 casinos

he statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison for each count of interference with commerce by robbery, and life imprisonment for brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

5 Pittsburgh cops fired after fatal arrest involving stun gun

None of the terminated officers currently face any criminal charges for causing the death of Jim Rogers after tasing him at least eight times.

Deputy fired for use of excessive force

“This incident went beyond the scope of acceptable force and will not be tolerated in this office."

Former sheriff sentenced to prison for assaulting detainees

“When former Sheriff Boen brutally assaulted individuals in his custody and violated their civil rights, it impacted all Arkansans and their trust in authorities.”

Former Colorado cop pleads guilty to assaulting elderly woman

“This is a tragic case, anytime a former member of law enforcement has betrayed the public trust like this, this is a case we take extremely seriously.”

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Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."