Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: police violence

Advocates demand justice for boy, 15, killed during Albuquerque police attack

"They do not care for our lives," said one demonstrator protesting the killing of Brett Rosenau. "They use war weapons in our communities that created a fire that burned a child alive."

The city where investigations of police take so long, officers kill...

A California city’s flawed handling of fatal police shootings allowed six officers to use deadly force again before their first cases were decided. Experts say the department’s system "isn’t even basement standard practice” and needs oversight.

State trooper suspended and charged with assault

Police have not yet released the footage of the incident or identified the motorist who was attacked by Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Trooper Israel Moore.

Former federal correctional officer pleads guilty to bribery and smuggling charges

Nickolas Herrera, a federal correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) in Sheridan, Oregon, pleaded guilty to conspiracy, providing contraband in prison, and accepting a bribe as a public official.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

Former deputy sentenced to prison for assaulting handcuffed inmate

A former Indiana deputy was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

Former Colorado police officer sentenced to 5 years in prison

“The Loveland Police Department is grateful for the District Attorney’s diligence and pursuit of due process during this very important case.”

Retired NYPD cop convicted of assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

The charge of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon carries a statutory maximum of 20 years in federal prison.

Atlanta officer indicted after killing innocent man on scooter

An emergency hearing is being scheduled to determine Chandler’s employment status.

Former correctional sergeant charged with assaulting inmates and falsifying report

The Justice Department announced that Lorenzo Mills has been charged in a four-count indictment for assaulting the three inmates and falsification of records for submitting a false written statement.

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Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."