Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: police

Police officers charged with battery after beating handcuffed man on video

Although the officers received reprimands for the incident five months ago, they were not charged until the video became public.

Increased restrictions on protest won’t keep communities safer

Instead of looking to combat-ready police to solve the problem of public disruption, the community itself has the capacity to create structures of safety and support by focusing on solidarity and confronting the foundational issues that are causing the violence in the first place.

Three Miami police officers arrested on drug trafficking charges

“No one wants corrupt officers in our police departments or on our streets.”

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."

Dallas cop fired after killing innocent man

A grand jury will decide whether to indict Amber Guyger for manslaughter or other criminal charges in the death of Botham Jean.

Lawsuit filed against former police chief and officers for false arrest

“Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano’s actions were intended to give his community a false sense of security and were a betrayal of his oath to protect the residents of Biscayne Park and all the people of Miami-Dade County.”

Dallas cop faces manslaughter charge for fatally shooting innocent man

Chief Hall confirmed that an arrest warrant is being obtained in order to charge the officer with manslaughter for the death of Jean.

Family of innocent man awarded $14.35M settlement after deputies fatally shot...

"We are always striving to improve how we handle split-second life and death situations in an effort to prevent similar tragedies from occurring.”

How the Trump administration went easy on small-town police abuses

The Obama Justice Department thought Ville Platte, Louisiana – where officers jail witnesses to crimes – could become a model of how to erase policing abuses that plague small towns across the nation. Jeff Sessions decided not to bother.

Police determine officer was driving at ‘unsafe speed’ when striking teen

"Our training is designed to prevent this sort of thing from happening. We are going to make sure our training – and the officer’s adherence to that training – is as solid as it can be.”

POPULAR

Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.