Supreme Court sides with police officers in two qualified immunity cases

Posted by on Oct 23, 2021 in Featured, Police Brutality | 0 comments

Another good reason to expand the Court. Cops should be accountable, like everyone else. Excerpts from the Article: In two unsigned opinions Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of police officers seeking qualified immunity from allegations of excessive force. In both cases, the justices overturned lower court decisions that went against the officers. The rulings — and the fact that no justice publicly dissented — suggests that...

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Police face a ‘crisis of trust’ with Black motorists. One state’s surprising policy may help. VA is the first state to ban low level traffic stops.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2021 in Featured, Police Brutality |

This is what happens when the police are so racist and out of control. Excerpts from the Article: In the months after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, public defenders in Virginia saw an opportunity to overhaul policing in the state. Among their key priorities to address racial disparities: a ban on traffic stops for such infractions as broken taillights, tinted windows and the aroma of marijuana. What happened next stunned...

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Dozens of states have tried to end qualified immunity. Police officers and unions helped beat nearly every bill.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2021 in Featured, Police Brutality |

Bad news indeed. I have written many articles about the power of police officers’ and prison guards’ unions! Excerpts from the Article: In the months after George Floyd’s murder, state legislators across the country tried to undo a legal doctrine that makes it virtually impossible to sue police officers for violating a person’s civil rights. Fueled by outrage over the actions of former Minnesota officer Derek Chauvin, the efforts to...

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Body camera video shows Minneapolis police discuss ‘hunting’ suspects, celebrate shooting protesters during George Floyd unrest

Posted by on Oct 8, 2021 in Featured, Police Brutality, Videos |

This is really scary, and the DOJ should educate some of these cops by locking up a few of them.   Watch the chilling video!   The attorney for Jaleel Stallings, who was found not guilty on all charges of shooting at Minneapolis police officers during the unrest that followed George Floyd’s killing last year, released additional body camera footage from the night of the incident which shows officers discussing...

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Ignoring Science and the Constitution, Police Chiefs Push for Mass Incarceration of Black Men

Posted by on Sep 28, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality |

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Former Dewey Beach police officer convicted for 2019 assault of injured person, DOJ says

Posted by on Sep 23, 2021 in Featured, Police Brutality |

Our great AG, Kathy Jennings, does the right thing again.  🙂  Excerpts from the Article: A former Dewey Beach police officer was convicted of assaulting an injured person on the job and was permanently stripped of his badge and gun Wednesday. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced in a news release that the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust indicted and reached a conviction for Gregory Lynch for assaulting an innocent,...

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