Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: police crime

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.

Former police officer pleads guilty to pistol-whipping motorists

“Most police officers honorably serve and uphold their mission to protect the citizens of Michigan, but this is a rare example of an officer who has fallen far below his duty.”

Former police officer charged with falsifying arrest report

"The La Mesa Police Department holds each and every member of the Department to the highest standards of integrity in order to protect and serve our community and keep its trust.”

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.”

Police officer placed on leave after hitting bystander on video

Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.

Fired police officer charged with killing unarmed man on video

“Bayview residents deserve to know that law enforcement officers who inflict violence and harm in the community will be held accountable."

Former supervisory corrections officer sentenced to prison for tasing restrained teen

"Our citizens have a fundamental and constitutional right to ethical treatment by employees of federal, state, and local government."

Correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting handcuffed inmate

"We will never accept criminal conduct on the part of our law enforcement officers.”

Former police officer charged with first degree murder

A former Tulsa police officer was recently charged with first degree manslaughter after fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend.

It may not be sunny in Philadelphia, but the town’s not...

There is widespread anger at the police for this latest police killing, and calls for an end to police using weapons to deal with mentally ill persons, but Philadelphia is not ablaze or in chaos.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”