Chief Hall confirmed that an arrest warrant is being obtained in order to charge the officer with manslaughter for the death of Jean.
"We are always striving to improve how we handle split-second life and death situations in an effort to prevent similar tragedies from occurring.”
The Obama Justice Department thought Ville Platte, Louisiana – where officers jail witnesses to crimes – could become a model of how to erase policing abuses that plague small towns across the nation. Jeff Sessions decided not to bother.
"Our training is designed to prevent this sort of thing from happening. We are going to make sure our training – and the officer’s adherence to that training – is as solid as it can be.”
“Today, we offer our complete and unwavering solidarity with workers, immigrants, migrant justice organizers, and human rights activists to say loudly and clearly no to fascist organizing taking place in Portland, Oregon.”
The cops were charged with conspiracy to violate civil rights under color of law and deprivation of T.D.’s civil rights, under color of law.
The hollowing out of this constitutional firewall represents a weakening of a legal structure born directly out of the German experience of state fascism.
“Today a video surfaced of an undignified event in which a Puerto Rican woman was brutally harassed by a bigot while an officer did not interfere. I am appalled, shocked & disturbed by the officer’s behavior.”
A former police chief and two former patrol officers from Florida allegedly conspired to frame a 16-year-old for four unsolved local burglaries.
“We hope and pray that the Mesa Police Department will accept responsibility for the misconduct of these officers."