Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: police crime

‘A warrant is not a license to kill’: Rev. William Barber...

The family says it shows Brown was shot in the back of the head while his hands were on the steering wheel of a car, calling it an “execution.”

Video: California police officer punches autistic teen in face

“The officer at that time had the opportunity to deescalate the situation, and he chose to escalate the situation in a manner that resulted in Preston, in my opinion, being assaulted.”

Medical examiner accused of covering up police killing in Maryland becomes...

Dr. David Fowler contradicted most other expert witnesses in the trial and suggested heart trouble and other issues, not the police restraint, caused George Floyd’s death.

Video: Virginia cops pepper-spray US Army officer with hands in air

According to the complaint, the officers wrote false statements in their police reports to justify the use of excessive force without making an arrest.

Derek Chauvin trial: 3 questions America needs to ask about seeking...

Where the accused is placed above the law, there is an unjust system of justice.

Video shows police officer fatally shooting homeless man

“The video and witness accounts show this was a cold murder. Wilson never had a chance.”

Retired black NYPD detective: Derek Chauvin trial highlights ‘race-based’ police brutality...

The trial is putting a spotlight on “the disproportionate killing of Black people by police” in the United States.

Video reveals police officers beating unarmed teen

Last week, two of the officers were fired from the department after police officials reviewed the body cam videos.

Court refuses reinstatement for ex-NYPD cop who killed Eric Garner

“Today we provide the people of New York City an important tool for accountability when law enforcement violates their rights.”

Retired NYPD cop charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.