Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: police

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.”

Police sergeant was unbalanced and urine-stained after injuring innocent civilian

Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.

Video reveals police sergeant kicking handcuffed teen in the face

“That is unacceptable and intolerable and that’s why we charged him.”

Lawsuit filed against cop assaulting unarmed teen on video

“It’s ridiculous for the police to think they have the right to do that to human beings, period, not even my child.”

Police Chief forced to resign amid multiple controversies

“The Mayor contacted me and stated that he wanted me to resign. So, with that said, I want to let all of you know that I will be leaving.”

With Trump’s Justice Department retreating, who will now police the police?

The Department of Justice is moving away from taking on abuses by local law enforcement. This is what that means for Elkhart, Indiana.

Police Chief suspended after video reveals officers beating handcuffed man

Elkhart Police Chief Ed Windbigler was suspended for failing to promptly notify the mayor of the assault and “understating the severity of the incident” to the Police Merit Commission, a civilian oversight board.

Former Memphis police officer sentenced to 10 years in prison

“This sentencing sends a message that no one is above the law, especially those who have sworn an oath to uphold the law.”

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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Secretary of Defense opposes invoking Insurrection Act, a rebuke to President Trump

"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."

Trump’s presidency is over

By having no constructive response to any of the monumental crises now convulsing America, Trump has abdicated his office.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.