Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: police brutality

Who gets to talk about how police need to change?

A FAIR study of NYT coverage from George Floyd to Tyre Nichols

Cop city coverage fails to question narratives of militarized police

The story of Tortuguita’s death is about protests against militarized policing being met with more militarized policing, which ultimately resulted in a fatal shooting.

Welcome to the predator state

Where the scorpions on the corner just might kill you.

‘Just the next step’ toward justice for Tyre Nichols: Memphis police...

Attorneys for Nichols' family called the move "appropriate and proportional" in response to his death and urged other cities to follow suit but also stressed that "misconduct is not restricted to these specialty units."

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.

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As RFK Jr. shifts his 2024 strategy, he’s bad news for progressives

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. offers progressives a mishmash of appealing statements, “free market” corporatism and assorted political toxins.

How about a general strike against Dollar General?

The brutal Dollar General approach to managing retail has paid off handsomely—for Dollar General investors and execs.

Microplastics in clouds could ‘modify the climate,’ study finds

The tiny particles have been linked with widespread environmental damage, as well as cancers and a range of adverse health impacts related to the lungs and heart.

California governor names Feinstein’s replacement in Senate

Laphonza Butler will remain in the Senate until California holds two concurrent Senate elections in 2024.

Largest healthcare worker strike in US history set to kick off on Oct. 4

More than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in six states and Washington, D.C. are set to stop working for three days starting Wednesday to protest unfair working conditions and unsafe staffing levels.