Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: police violence

‘A troubling history’: Biden’s AG pick Merrick Garland has record of...

“This is a centrist jurist who has a history—a troubling history, to me—of being deferential to police and being unwilling to hold police accountable for acts of brutality and misconduct.”

‘Miscarriage of justice’: No charges against white Kenosha officer who shot...

“In this situation, again, we see a miscarriage of justice."

Joliet sergeant indicted after releasing video of alleged police misconduct

“You arrest the sergeant for doing the right thing, but you don’t arrest the officers for doing the wrong thing.”

Police officer receives probation after convicted of assault and battery

“Our community and our criminal justice system rely on the integrity of police officers and we must hold accountable those who abuse their positions of power and trust."

Former police officer pleads guilty to federal extortion

"Bringing corrupt officials to justice is one of the highest priorities of this office, and we will continue to ensure that the public is protected and that criminals answer for their crimes."

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."

Police release video of army vet who died in custody

Currently, no criminal charges have been filed against any staff members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office for Gregory Edwards’ death in custody.

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.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.