Friday, January 22, 2021

Tag: police brutality

Joliet sergeant indicted after releasing video of alleged police misconduct

“You arrest the sergeant for doing the right thing, but you don’t arrest the officers for doing the wrong thing.”

Former police officer pleads guilty to federal extortion

"Bringing corrupt officials to justice is one of the highest priorities of this office, and we will continue to ensure that the public is protected and that criminals answer for their crimes."

Former correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting inmate and cover up

“This correctional officer’s actions go against every duty he swore to carry out when he took his badge.”

Former Philadelphia cop charged with murder of unarmed man

A former Philadelphia police officer was recently charged with first degree murder, third degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, and possession of an instrument of crime.

Colorado police release video of woman hogtied inside patrol car

“That is not what we’re hired to do. We are not judge, jury, and executor. We are not to treat people inhumanely like they don’t matter.”

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”

Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old...

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Utah police officer charged with assault after ordering K-9 to bite...

“As a result of this case, SLCPD’s use of the K-9 bite program continues to be suspended pending the outcome of policy and procedure reviews by both the department and the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing.”

‘We must not lose focus’: Louisville to pay $12 million to...

"No amount of money can bring justice. It's time to move forward with the criminal charges that Breonna Taylor's family has called for."

4 Texas police officers fired over fatal shooting

"You don’t get to shoot somebody 21 times, because at that time, when we discharged those 21 rounds, Mr. Chavez was at his greatest level of incapacitation.”

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

Former US Marine charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

“What are we supposed to do? Supreme Court’s not helping us. No one’s helping us. Only us can help us. Only we can do it.”

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

The Capitol insurrection and white supremacist infiltration of U.S. Police

Domestic terrorism from far-right groups is a significant threat to America’s safety and security.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.