Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: police

DC police officer arrested for DUI after crashing into Virginia State...

The incident currently remains under investigation.

New Jersey police chief charged with drunk driving and fleeing after...

Bordentown Township Police Chief Brian Pesce has also been placed on restricted duty.

Police presence on school grounds poses potential risks to kids

As school communities continue to wrestle with whether to have police on school grounds, I believe the most important thing to consider is not what people believe, but what the evidence shows.

Family files wrongful death lawsuit after fatal officer-involved crash

The lawsuit accuses the city of negligently allowing Knoxville Police Officer Cody Klingmann to drive a patrol car because they “should have known that he was an unsafe driver.”

In a California desert, sheriff’s deputies settle schoolyard disputes. Black teens...

Deputies in California’s Antelope Valley are disproportionately citing Black teens, often for minor infractions, like getting in fights or smoking.

How the police stand to benefit from abolition

Although extending compassion to police officers might seem like a heavy lift, it is necessary if we want movement work to succeed.

How to prevent crime without relying on police

We must—going to the root again—deal fully with the front end of crime as a societal, and mostly preventable, malaise.

Right-wing cop-bashing didn’t start with Trump

In fact, the right wing, and the Republicans who serve as their electoral vehicle, have shown hostility toward federal law enforcement agencies for decades.

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.

Florida cop charged with DUI in marked patrol car

“We are emergency suspending him."

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.