Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: police crime

Fired sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to stealing nearly $200K

“People at all levels of government work hard every day to serve the public and it's particularly hurtful because an incident like this stands out to erode the public’s trust.”

Former deputy jailer sentenced to prison after assaulting inmate

“The FBI will not tolerate correctional officers who violate a person’s civil rights.”

Police officer charged with murder after fatally shooting handcuffed man

We must put a stop to systemic police brutality and the needless killings of Black people. We cannot afford to fail in this goal because lives are at stake.”

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murdering his autistic son

Valva was suspended without pay pending the investigation. He has served as an officer in the NYPD since 2005.

NYPD officer resigns after breaking into woman’s home and yelling racial...

“His actions are wholly inconsistent with the values and standards the New York City Police Department expects and demands of its officers.”

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.

Arkansas sheriff charged with assaulting handcuffed detainees

If convicted, Anthony Boen faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $250,000.

Deputy suspended after assaulting student on video

"School and district officials are working closely and in full cooperation with the local authorities to address this matter consistent with school board policy and state laws.”

Police sergeant charged with assaulting handcuffed man

“It is disheartening any time an officer entrusted with enormous power over the public’s liberty and lives misuses that power.

Former correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting inmate

Travoris Bottley faces a maximum statutory penalty of up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

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Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."