Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: police

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.”

Former cop sentenced to prison for beating handcuffed man with flashlight

“This is an assault on a helpless man by a police officer,” the judge said at the sentencing. “This is a very serious offense indeed, from my point of view.”

Retired Philly cop indicted for alleged sexual assault

“No matter who you are, if you commit a violent crime, we are committed to holding you accountable and keeping our community safe.”

Nearly all the officers in charge of an Indiana Police Department...

Of the 34 supervisors in the Elkhart, Indiana, Police Department, 28 have been disciplined. Fifteen have been suspended. Seven have been involved in fatal shootings. Three have been convicted of criminal charges.

Why Jeff Sessions’ final act could have more impact than expected

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.

Indiana police officer before punching handcuffed man: ‘If you spit again,...

On Friday, the Elkhart, Indiana, Police Department released a 30-second clip of two officers beating a man in custody. Now we have the full 30 minutes, ending with the man leaving the police station on a stretcher.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Trump administration’s attacks on science already surpass two Bush terms

Trump may have lauded the Apollo 11 mission, but his administration has launched more than 100 attacks on science.