Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: police

Police don’t do a good job tracking hate crimes. A new...

A day after the FBI released its latest hate crime numbers, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights detailed the many problems with those statistics and what should be done to fix them.

Second St. Louis cop pleads guilty after beating undercover detective during...

Boone and Myers remain under indictment on federal charges related to the assault and subsequent cover-up.

How this database is tracking and exposing officers’ bigoted Facebook posts

It’s found more than 5,000 racist, sexist, and Islamophobic Facebook posts and comments by law enforcement.

72 Philadelphia cops placed on administrative leave for racist social media...

The Philadelphia police commissioner announced Wednesday that 72 officers have been placed on desk duty as an investigation into racist and bigoted...

Wasted funds, destroyed property: How sheriffs undermined their successors after losing...

Alabama sheriffs who lost reelection in 2018 personally pocketed funds and deleted public records, an investigation by AL.com and ProPublica found. It’s a longstanding tradition that sheriffs aren’t typically held accountable for.

Deputy arrested for negligence after Parkland shooting inaction

“The FDLE investigation shows former deputy Peterson did absolutely nothing to mitigate the MSD shooting that killed 17 children, teachers and staff and injured 17 others."

Police chief apologizes after raid on journalist’s home

“The residents of San Francisco, our Mayor and City leaders, the news media and the hardworking men and women of the police department deserve better."

Inglewood mayor involved in crash that injured LAPD motorcycle officer

While no arrests have been made, the LAPD continues to investigate the crash for any potential criminal charges.

Police shoot 3 children while firing at robbery suspect

According to the mother, two of her children suffered head wounds, while her third child survived gunshot wounds to the face.

Former police officer sentenced to nearly 11yrs in prison on drug...

The former cop is the eighth of the 20 defendants to have been sentenced.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

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.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.