Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: police

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.

Former New Jersey police officer sentenced to federal prison after recording...

On Tuesday, Then was sentenced today to six months in prison for concealing the assault of an attempted suicide victim by another police officer at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.

6th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

A tale of two tickets

You can have radically different experiences with getting pulled over depending on your skin color.

The roots of police violence in Chicago: How cops have targeted...

"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."

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Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

The Federal Agency designed to protect workers is trying to destroy unions and weaken...

The Trump administration continually seeks new ways to rig the system against working people.

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Harris joining up with Biden may have made the Democratic ticket more attractive to younger Black Americans, who now comprise what we define as a critical set of swing voters.

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...