The Simple Way to Prevent False Confessions – Many wrongly convicted have confessed – kra

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   As I have said a thousand times, the role of the prosecutor is to do justice, not simply to convict. As a prosecutor even at the “know nothing” age of 27, I never thought twice about it (1974 to 1979) … of  course that was what I was to do! This article points out the way to end the torrent of false confessions which we are seeing, and it reminds us of the subtle but profound effect of the police...

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The Chicago Police Had A Secret Black Site Where They Treated Petty Criminals Like Terrorists – Amazing! kra

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   You’ve got to read this one to believe it. Even in this age of so much police abuse, this is pretty extreme. With Jeff Sessions leading the U S D O J, there can be no reasonable expectation that those responsible will be held accountable.    Excerpts from the Article:   From around 2004 to 2015, the Chicago Police Department ran a detention center that functioned more like a CIA black site. The...

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Baltimore’s mayor wants civilians on police trial boards – Needed! kra

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Given the history of police cover-ups and their unwillingness, too often, to discipline their own, I suggest that civilian participation in such Boards is essential. As Sir Robert Peel pointed out two centuries ago, confidence in and cooperation with the police is essential for their effectiveness.   Excerpts from the Article:   Baltimore’s mayor said Wednesday she will renew a push to add two...

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How good policing, effective policing, should occur!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | Comments

From my colleagues at LEAP. Click on this to see how good policing, effective policing, should occur! Sir Robert Peel’s Policing Principles 3 CORE IDEAS The goal is preventing crime, not catching criminals. If the police stop crime before it happens, we don’t have to punish citizens or suppress their rights. An effective police department doesn’t have high arrest stats; its community has low crime rates. The key to preventing crime is...

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Doctors Call for Release of Girl with Cerebral Palsy After Border Agents Remove Her from Hospital

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Mental Illness, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   When the Donald says he is getting tough on immigration, this is the kind of outrageous crap we see. This, and the tortuous conditions of ICE “Detention Centers”. READ all about them on this website!   Excerpts:   The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding the immediate release of a 10-year-old girl who was removed from the children’s hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, and taken into...

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