Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: police corruption

Missouri police officer sentenced to probation after killing 4-year-old girl

“I would like to say I am very sorry. If I could go back and do it over I would.”

Former sheriff’s lieutenant pleads guilty to stealing $30K

“The appalling criminal actions of former Lt. Scott Pillow revealed his lack of integrity and greed.”

Innocent mother beaten by Philly cops on video filing lawsuit

Attorneys representing the victim have confirmed she is filing a civil rights case against the police department.

Former deputy constable admits to transporting drug money and heroin

Betty Molina received approximately $30,000 after she and her husband, Henry Molina, obtained several thousands of dollars in drug proceeds.

Former police chief charged with enticement of a child

These alleged actions are outrageous in any civilized society but amplified in a small community such as Stow.

Former LA County sheriff begins prison sentence for corruption

The former sheriff was found guilty of conspiracy to obstruct justice, obstruction of justice, and making a false statement to federal investigators.

Ex-cop indicted for murder after shooting woman through window

On Friday, a Tarrant County grand jury indicted Officer Aaron Dean for the murder of Atatiana Jefferson.

Ex-cop sentenced after lying to FBI about bank robbery

A veteran Pittsburgh police officer who lied to the FBI about a bank robbery committed by his girlfriend’s son has been spared a federal prison sentence.

Former LAPD officer charged with felony theft and fraud

If convicted, Simon could face up to six years and eight months behind bars.

School resource officer fired after arresting two 6-year-olds

A Florida school resource officer was fired Monday after arresting two 6-year-old children without obtaining his supervisor’s approval before arresting them. According to the Orlando Police Department, one child briefly remained in custody before...

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve been fully vaccinated...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.