Use-of-force cases prompt state debates over officer records

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

These police disciplinary records should be made public information! As you can see, the unions are a problem.  Police and prison guard unions spend millions of dollars lobbying against needed reforms.   Excerpts from the Article: Lawmakers in more than 20 states have considered bills this year to make the disciplinary records of police officers public or to share them with other agencies, a push that comes amid high-profile deaths at the...

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Group advocates for those arrested in wake of law enforcement killing of Andrew Brown Jr.; protests continue for day 11

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

Tonight (5/3/21) police are arresting protesters earlier than ever in the evening. These protests must continue until we learn the TRUTH of why cops shot Andrew Brown. DEMAND TRANSPARENCY! All of the hiding of their body cam film is BULLSHIT!   Excerpts from the Article: A social justice group held a press conference on Saturday in Elizabeth City to advocate for protesters arrested in the wake of the law enforcement killing of Andrew Brown...

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Federal injunction prevents Columbus police from using tear gas, wooden bullets

Posted by on May 4, 2021 in Featured, Police Brutality | 0 comments

As it should be. We need more judges like this, rather than tRumpster idiot governors who want to make it legal to kill peaceful protesters! District Judge Algenon L. Marbley wrote that “some of the members of the Columbus Police Department had no regard for the rights secured by (the First Amendment of the Constitution) this bedrock principle of American democracy. This case is the sad tale of police officers, clothed with the awesome...

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Ohio officials release more body cam video of fatal police shooting of Black teen and urge community to await the facts

Posted by on Apr 24, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

I have read the reports and seen all the videos available, and it certainly seems to me that this shooting was justified!   Excerpts from the Article: Columbus, Ohio, officials released additional body camera video on Wednesday of a police officer fatally shooting a Black teen who charged two females with a knife.”We don’t yet have all of the facts but we do know that a 16-year-old girl, a child of this community, tragically...

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NYers Celebrate Chauvin Verdict, March For George Floyd

Posted by on Apr 24, 2021 in Featured, Mental Illness, Police Brutality, Videos | 0 comments

Folks celebrated nationwide, because this was not about one case, it was not about one decision, it was not about one cop.  It was about far too many cops killing people unjustifiably, for decades, with no accountability.   The Article: Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. New Yorkers breathed easily after jurors hundreds of miles away rendered that verdict against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis cop who murdered George Floyd. Moments after...

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Home of Retired Correctional Officer Raided in No-Knock Warrant by NYPD

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality |

No Knock warrants almost never are needed and should be banned.  Here is another reminder of why!   Excerpts From the Article: You would think Breonna Taylor’s death would have seen no-knock warrants quickly banned nationwide and cops being more proactive about making sure they’re actually targeting the right places when using one. Yeah, nah. A retired corrections officer had her home raided last month by narcotics officers in the New York...

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