Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: police violence

Former police detective convicted on bribery and drug charges

Collare faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison for federal program bribery, 15 years in prison for bribery by a federal official, 20 years in prison for distribution of heroin and five years in prison for false statements.

Missouri police officer sentenced to probation after killing 4-year-old girl

“I would like to say I am very sorry. If I could go back and do it over I would.”

Videos reveal Maryland police assaulting teens for vaping

"The uses of force from these arrests will go through a multi-level examination by the Assistant Patrol Commander, the Division Commander and then by the Office of Professional Standards.”

Missouri police officer pleads guilty after killing 4-year-old girl

Columbia Police Officer Andria Heese was traveling at approximately 14mph when 4-year-old Gabriella Curry entered her blind spot and was fatally struck by the vehicle.

3 Tacoma cops charged with killing innocent man

Pierce County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Clark determined Ellis’s death to be a homicide caused by hypoxia due to physical restraint.

George Floyd week of action marks anniversary of his murder as...

Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, set off a nationwide uprising and global movement calling for an end to racism and for the defense of Black lives.

Charges filed against police officers for fracturing elderly woman’s arm

“Ensuring public trust in law enforcement and in our criminal justice system is vital to our community’s safety and our fundamental belief in fairness.”

Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

Chicago police need “overhaul” after foot chases led to Alvarez &...

“There is this real sense that Brown and Black lives, they don’t have the value that they should when Chicago police officers confront our youth.”

3 police officers resign after fracturing elderly woman’s arm on video

None of the officers involved in Garner’s arrest currently face any criminal charges for breaking her arm while she was already in custody.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”