Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tag: police violence

Former federal correctional officer pleads guilty to bribery and smuggling charges

Nickolas Herrera, a federal correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) in Sheridan, Oregon, pleaded guilty to conspiracy, providing contraband in prison, and accepting a bribe as a public official.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

Former deputy sentenced to prison for assaulting handcuffed inmate

A former Indiana deputy was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

Former Colorado police officer sentenced to 5 years in prison

“The Loveland Police Department is grateful for the District Attorney’s diligence and pursuit of due process during this very important case.”

Retired NYPD cop convicted of assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

The charge of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon carries a statutory maximum of 20 years in federal prison.

Atlanta officer indicted after killing innocent man on scooter

An emergency hearing is being scheduled to determine Chandler’s employment status.

Former correctional sergeant charged with assaulting inmates and falsifying report

The Justice Department announced that Lorenzo Mills has been charged in a four-count indictment for assaulting the three inmates and falsification of records for submitting a false written statement.

New Jersey police chief faces assault and firearm charges

Lee was charged with a felony count of second-degree assault along with two felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.

Former police sergeant arrested for use of excessive force

According to the arrest warrant, Sgt. Miller put his knee on her neck, which resulted in injuries to her neck.

Former correctional captain pleads guilty to assaulting detainee

“When members of law enforcement engage in excessive force, they not only victimize an individual but do grave disservice to the dedicated work of so many others who honorably serve the public.”

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”