Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: police

Four Deputies Plead Guilty to Drug Charges

An undercover investigation at Shelby County Corrections revealed corruption after four deputies were indicted for attempting to smuggle and distribute OxyContin inside the facility. Are Illicit activities running rampant in our prisons?

VIDEO: Sandra Bland’s Sister Responds to Suicide Allegations, Lawyer Says Waller...

Sandra Bland was stopped by a police officer for allegedly failing to signal a lane change, but this traffic stop escalated into an arrest and resulting in suicide while in police custody. But friends and family claim she was not suicidal.

Deputies Testify Against Former Colleagues in Jail Abuse Trial

Two former Los Angeles deputies are being testified against, by the victim and his girlfriend as well as by other fellow deputies, for brutally assaulting a brother of an inmate. Let's hope justice is served.

Returning Home to the US Is to Enter a Police State

Is our behavior as U.S. citizens being monitored and, if we do things that the government finds bothersome, we will be questioned and monitored further? Here is Dave Lindorff's account of crossing into the U.S. police state after a short vacation.

VIDEO: Tamir Rice Killing: Activists Push for Arrests After Judge Finds...

The police officer that shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was holding a toy gun at a playground, is currently being charged. This is finally occurring after six months of absolutely no progress on the trial.

VIDEO: Pulling a Gun on a Pool Party? Texas Cop Suspended...

Hundreds are protesting against a white police officer who threw a 4-year-old African-American girl to the ground and pointed his pistol at other black youths at a neighborhood pool party. It's time the police brutality ends.

LAPD Chief Rebukes Officers for Killing Another Unarmed Homeless Man

Two officers have received harsh disapproval after a security video revealed the killing of an unarmed homeless man in Venice, California. And LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said there was no justifying their actions in taking the unarmed man’s life—just another example of police brutality.

13 Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Arrested for Drug Trafficking

The FBI recently discovered sheriff’s deputies, correctional officers, a police officer, a 911 operator and a civilian had participated in trafficking of multiple kilograms of cocaine and heroin between 2013 and 2015. They were charged with conspiring to distribute controlled substances.

JUSTICE: Cops Sentenced to Prison for Tasering Mentally Disabled Woman

Two South Carolina police officers accused of tasering a mentally ill woman, while she posed no threat to herself or others, were sentenced to prison this week. Are police going to finally be held accountable for their brutality?

As Video Captures Officers’ Fatal Shootings of Unarmed Men, Knowing Your...

As video proves decisive in holding police accountable for police brutality across the country, it's important you know your rights when filming a police officer. Democracy Now answers questions regarding people’s rights with Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

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