Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: police violence

Florida deputy charged with child abuse for assaulting teen on video

“The way the deputy responds, for whatever occurred, whatever type of verbal dialogue was going on, it makes no sense and it wasn’t necessary.”

Former police officer sentenced to prison for killing unarmed veteran

“He’s never taken responsibility for taking my son’s life. He’s never just said, ‘I’m sorry,’ for killing Tony.”

Video: Police officer fatally shoots unarmed teen in back of head

The federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the boy’s father alleges that Villalvazo used excessive and unlawful deadly force while committing assault and battery with negligence.

Police officer charged after shooting at unarmed couple

“Police accountability will not exist until every level of government works to prevent police violence and to hold police employees responsible each time they hurt or kill someone.”

Video shows Florida cop pushing teen off roof

“Massiah's decision to push the suspect off the roof could have resulted in significant injury.”

Former Fort Worth cop arrested and charged with murdering innocent woman...

Under investigation for fatally shooting an innocent woman at her residence, a Fort Worth police officer resigned Monday and was charged with...

Police release body cam video of officer killing innocent woman at...

The Fort Worth Police Department recently released the body cam footage of an officer fatally shooting a woman at home without identifying...

Former Dallas cop convicted of murdering her neighbor

After mistakenly entering her neighbor’s apartment and fatally shooting him, former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was convicted Tuesday of murder. Although...

Police release dash cam video of cop shooting unarmed woman

"Palmer well knew (her) hands were out of her pockets and (she) had nothing in her hands.”

New Jersey cop pleads guilty to violating civil rights and excessive...

As a result of an FBI investigation into police corruption in Paterson, New Jersey, another police officer recently pleaded guilty to conspiracy...

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.