Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: police violence

8th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

“We have zero tolerance for crooked cops in the Paterson Police Department. This should serve as a cautionary tale that crime doesn’t pay, especially in law enforcement.”

Police were ready to shoot indigenous pipeline protesters in Canada, documents...

The protesters' lawyer Martin Peters said the police had acted as “security guards” for the company.

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.

Police officer found guilty of excessive force against unarmed man

The behavior of the defendant will not be tolerated and the Department of Justice will seek to prosecute those who abuse their power

Two additional correctional officers charged with assaulting mentally ill inmate

“Correctional officers must abide by and adhere to the same laws they take an oath to uphold and enforce.”

Louisiana cop sentenced to prison after beating unarmed man on video

“Officers who deprive individuals of their civil rights will not be tolerated.”

Sanctimonious US senators condemn Hong Kong police ignoring far more brutal...

“I salute the Hong Kong students for their passion and courage in demanding democratic rights and freedoms in their city.”

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.

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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.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?