Tag: police violence
“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.”
“In this situation, again, we see a miscarriage of justice."
“You arrest the sergeant for doing the right thing, but you don’t arrest the officers for doing the wrong thing.”
“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."
"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."
Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.
“Bayview residents deserve to know that law enforcement officers who inflict violence and harm in the community will be held accountable."
"Our citizens have a fundamental and constitutional right to ethical treatment by employees of federal, state, and local government."
Currently, no criminal charges have been filed against any staff members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office for Gregory Edwards’ death in custody.
A former Tulsa police officer was recently charged with first degree manslaughter after fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend.