Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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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."

Documents reveal ICE using driver location data from local police for...

Over 80 local law enforcement agencies, from over a dozen states, have agreed to share license plate location information with ICE.

Former Baltimore police sergeant indicted for planting gun and witness tampering

“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”

LAPD Commander demoted after suspicious car crash

Jeff Nolte, who headed the LAPD’s Force Investigation Group, has been on paid leave since allegedly crashing his car and fleeing the scene.

Houston Police Chief vows to end no-knock raids

“The no-knock warrants are going to go away like leaded gasoline in this city.”

California cop on paid leave after detaining former Marine filming him

Vallejo police have begun an internal affairs investigation, and placed David McLaughlin on paid leave Monday.

Detroit Police Commander charged with DUI after crashing into civilian

“He could be terminated certainly, he could be demoted, he could opt for retirement, the investigation is very early right now.”

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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 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.

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

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."