Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: police brutality

NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

3 cops face manslaughter charges after killing 8-year-old girl

“The Bility family thanks District Attorney Stollsteimer and his staff of investigators and prosecutors for following the evidence and the law in bringing forth these charges today.”

Police sergeant under investigation after grabbing officer’s throat on video

During a recent interview, Sunrise Police Chief Anthony Rosa stated, “I find it to be inappropriate and unprofessional, because what he did is he escalated the situation when calm was actually required.”

Independent review released after police fracture elderly woman’s arm

According to the assessment, staffing shortages at the police department are leading to fatigue and frustration, while the quality of law enforcement has declined due to policies pushing officers to increase the number of arrests and citations.

All 3 men receive life sentences for murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Next month, all three men face a second trial on federal hate crime charges.

Texas deputy fired after shooting teen suspect

The Precinct One Internal Affairs Unit, Houston Police Department, and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office are conducting investigations into the officer-involved shooting. Constable Rosen has not disclosed the name of the fired deputy who shot Hannibal.

Medical examiner identifies innocent 14-year-old girl killed by LAPD

"My commitment is to conduct a thorough, complete and transparent investigation into the circumstances that led up to this tragedy and provide the family and public with as much information as possible.”

Former Minneapolis police officer found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s...

“Justice is beyond the reach that we have in this life for Daunte. But accountability is an important step, a critical necessary step on the road to justice for us all.”

He was filming on his phone. Then a deputy attacked him...

Police can arrest people for “cover charges,” like resisting arrest, to justify their use of excessive force and shield themselves from liability. In Jefferson Parish, 73% of the time someone is arrested on a “cover charge” alone, they’re Black.

Ben Crump: Derek Chauvin’s guilty plea of violating George Floyd’s civil...

“To be held accountable on both levels, on state level and federal level, we believe, sends a very clear message that the deliberate indifference and the denial of constitutional rights of marginalized people of color won’t be tolerated.”

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