Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: police

Protesters hear echoes of the past in Germany’s new police laws

The hollowing out of this constitutional firewall represents a weakening of a legal structure born directly out of the German experience of state fascism.

Coward cop identified after ignoring racist assaulting woman on video

“Today a video surfaced of an undignified event in which a Puerto Rican woman was brutally harassed by a bigot while an officer did not interfere. I am appalled, shocked & disturbed by the officer’s behavior.”

Former police chief and two officers arrested for framing innocent teen

A former police chief and two former patrol officers from Florida allegedly conspired to frame a 16-year-old for four unsolved local burglaries.

Mesa police officers placed on leave after beating unarmed man on...

“We hope and pray that the Mesa Police Department will accept responsibility for the misconduct of these officers."

Welcome to police-state America, weary traveler

How to make the tourists feel unwelcome, and citizens sick.

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Police officer reassigned after insulting dead teen in video

As the patrol car drove next to the ATV, Bessner violated department policy by firing his Taser at the teenager.

Two police officers charged with illegally selling more than 100 guns

The ATF previously issued a memorandum to Southern California police chiefs warning that sales of illegal firearms have become an “emerging problem” for officers.

The empire comes home

Counterinsurgency, policing, and the militarization of America’s cities.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.