"While disappointing, we can still raise issues as the government continues to abuse the grand jury process."
Although the officer violated policy by wearing his Taser on the same side as his firearm, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub determined that the error did not constitute a violation of law.
On Tuesday, Then was sentenced today to six months in prison for concealing the assault of an attempted suicide victim by another police officer at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.
Former Reeves County Judge Jimmy Galindo admitted to accepting bribes along with a Texas politician in exchange for securing lucrative government contracts.
“This kind of incident does create a blemish. It is painful to watch.”
On Wednesday, a three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided Lee Baca’s rights had not been violated during his trial – the appeals panel determined that the trial was fair and the conviction legally sound.
Demonstrators rallied throughout the weekend to protest the conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center, which is run by the Bureau of Prisons.
"To the extent that the industry is in the business of expanding the system so they can make more money off holding more immigrants that can be confined, and doing everything possible to profit off of it by labor processes like getting detainees to work and paying them a dollar a day, there is very little distinction you can draw between slave labor and what they're doing."