$42 Million Paid Out in Decade of New Jersey Police Criminality, Abuse – YOUR money! kra

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Police abuse affects more than just the abused individuals, does more harm than just further eroding trust in the police. In every state, it costs YOU, the tax payer, thousands of dollars. YOU pay for their defense, and eventually, any jury award or settlement. And then, in some states, like New Jersey and Ohio, you pay all over again as bad cops bounce from department to department. READ also: The ‘Office Shuffle’:...

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The ‘Office Shuffle’: Ohio Police Recycle Bad Apples Among Rural Departments – How many other states? kra

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | Comments

Ken’s Comments: UPDATED 5/25/18 READ also: $42 Million Paid Out in Decade of New Jersey Police Criminality, Abuse – YOUR money! kra $42 Million Paid Out in Decade of New Jersey Police Criminality, Abuse – YOUR money! kra This is alarming, and should not be happening. Once a really bad cop has shown his colors, he should be barred from ever working as a police officer again; he has betrayed the public trust. Perhaps there should be a...

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New York Times Investigation Spotlights NYPD Practice of ‘Testilying’ – It’s Called “Perjury” or “Filing a False Report”, a Crime! – kra

Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality, War on Drugs | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   I have written many articles about perjury by police, a real epidemic. “You take the truth and stretch it out a little bit.” Bullshit! That is perjury. Besides the obvious most awful consequence of having innocent people convicted, this article points out the other more subtle but terrible consequences to the system and society. READ Rush to...

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Philly jury awards $10 million in wrongful arrest case – as they should. kra

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Featured, Police Brutality | Comments

  Ken’s Comments:   Entirely appropriate as compensation and as a deterrent when cops LIE, which they do all too often. But look at the figures mentioned in the article: tens of millions of YOUR tax dollars to settle cases which could have been prevented by 1) better police training, and 2) more prosecutions of wrongdoing cops to deter others! This one is still on the job! 🙁  Excerpts from the Article:   In the largest-ever...

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Data Shows Police Brutality in America is Getting Worse — 2018 Could Be the Most Deadly in Years – Killed by Police

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Featured, Police Brutality, Take Action Now! | Comments

Ken’s Comments:   Why is such cruel criminal conduct by cops not so much in the news? Surely we cannot accept it!    Remember THIS one?! Did you see the video all over the news a day or two ago? Young man down, easily being cuffed by a cop, and another cop rushes in and KICKS HIM IN THE HEAD (apparently angry over the preceding car chase). YOU should write a Letter to the Editor about such things, calling for prosecution of bad cops!...

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Cops Killed 100 Times More Americans Than Terrorists Did in 2017 – Bet you didn’t know that! kra

Posted by on Apr 15, 2018 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality, War on Drugs | Comments

Ken’s Comments;   When I post facts like these, I must remind you that most cops are good cops. Nevertheless, this statistic is pretty horrifying. “They are fighting a war on drugs and engage citizens in paramilitary conflict on a daily basis. And the number of citizen casualties in this war is much higher than in the war on terror. That says a lot about our national priorities.” I would substitute the word...

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