Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: police

Police and bounty hunters sued after raiding wrong home

“If bail bondsman are allowed to do what our local police department can not do—and that is to enter a house without a warrant…from what I’m being told, it could be any house.”

The Capitol insurrection and white supremacist infiltration of U.S. Police

Domestic terrorism from far-right groups is a significant threat to America’s safety and security.

Police say seizing property without trial helps keep crime down. A...

Civil asset forfeiture laws, which allow police to seize property without trial, are frequently justified as tools to seize millions from kingpins. A new study reveals the median amount taken is as low as $369 in some states.

The NYPD is withholding evidence from investigations into police abuse

The NYPD has regularly failed to turn over key records and videos to police abuse investigators at New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Police, prisons, and the Pentagon

It’s long past time to defund America’s wars, both abroad and at home.

‘The conversation is the protest’ — how Black Lives Matter forced...

Momentum organizer Nicole Carty discusses how the movement built consensus on racial justice and the strategy needed to make the goal of defunding police a reality.

‘Light ’em up’

Warrior-cops are the law—and above the law—as violence grips America.

Former correctional officers sentenced after assaulting handcuffed inmate

"Through the Kentucky Public Corruption Civil Rights Task Force, FBI Louisville will continue to aggressively investigate any public official that abuses those they have been sworn to protect."

Cop-hating vandals or Pro-democracy activists?

Depends whose police are being protested.

Police officer charged with murder after fatally shooting handcuffed man

We must put a stop to systemic police brutality and the needless killings of Black people. We cannot afford to fail in this goal because lives are at stake.”

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2 Denver police officers suspended for use of force during George Floyd protests

“Once I dispersed the fogger, the female immediately put her window up and put her head down to read her phone. I realized that I made a mistake and walked away from the female and her car.”

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk of water-system failures

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

New lawsuit challenges ‘fast-track’ permits used for oil and gas pipelines nationwide

For nearly a decade, pipeline companies have relied on the contested Nationwide Permit 12 when their projects cross waterbodies in the U.S.