Baton Rouge police officials: $25K award to plaintiff in brutality case ‘victory for taxpayers’

Baton Rouge police officials: $25K award to plaintiff in brutality case ‘victory for taxpayers’

The Baton Rouge #Police Department says it is disappointed with Thursday’s verdict in a federal #police brutality trialagainst two officers and the city stemming from a beating and strip search of a New Orleans man during a 2014 marijuana raid. But the department believes the $25,000 awarded to […] Click here to view original web page at Baton Rouge police officials: $25K award to plaintiff in brutality case ‘victory for taxpayers’

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Chicago Has Spent Half a Billion Dollars on Police Brutality Cases—And It’s Impoverishing the Victims’ Communities

Chicago Has Spent Half a Billion Dollars on Police Brutality Cases—And It’s Impoverishing the Victims’ Communities

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to the media in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, and the Chicago #Police Department are under intense scrutiny for covering up the murder of Laquan McDonald, the unarmed Black 17-year-old who was shot 16 times by a police officer in October […] Click here to view original web page at Chicago Has Spent Half a Billion Dollars on Police Brutality Cases—And It’s Impoverishing the Victims’ Communities

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Hillary Clinton gets emotional endorsement from mothers of victims of gun violence and police brutality

Hillary Clinton gets emotional endorsement from mothers of victims of gun violence and police brutality

The mothers of Dontre Hamilton, Eric Garner, Jordan Davis, Sandra Bland and Trayvon Martin endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in a emotional video released by the Clinton campaign on Friday. The women, who have publicly supported Clinton at events […] Click here to view original web page at Hillary Clinton gets emotional endorsement from mothers of victims of gun violence and police brutality

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Police brutality? Cops use choke hold on video in PCP woman arrest, sued for $1 million

Police brutality? Cops use choke hold on video in PCP woman arrest, sued for $1 million

Police brutality? Cops use choke hold on video… by tomonewsus PCP is bad, kids. And if you smoke it, you might end up like Massachusetts resident, Maylene Maldonado. Especially if you’re in a town where the cops are willing to cover each other’s asses. On February 3rd, 2013, Maldonado was arrested by Chicopee Police, and charged with assault and battery of a #police officer. She admitted on video to smoking PCP. “Did you take any alcohol or drugs tonight?” Sergeant Mike Major asked her. “Yes.” she replied. “Which ones?” “PCP……

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Chokehold death: New York man dies after NYPD cop puts him in chokehold

Chokehold death: New York man dies after NYPD cop puts him in chokehold

Chokehold death: New York man dies after NYPD… by tomonewsus UPDATE: Medical attention was denied to Eric Garner http://youtu.be/34jeLb4LUiM A Staten Island father of six and grandfather of two died Thursday after a #police officer put him in a choke hold. Video of the arrest shows a cop putting 400-pound Eric Garner in a chokehold while other officers held him down on the pavement in front of a beauty supply shop. Witnesses said Garner had just broken up a fight between three men when two plainclothes police arrived at the…

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Henry County Sheriff’s Office Getting Body Cams

Henry County Sheriff’s Office Getting Body Cams

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama is the next on the list to be using body cameras. The use of body cameras is growing as fast as the demand for #police to start using them.  The thought is that these devices will provide a full and accurate account of an incident.  While this may be true, it will still only provide one point of view and could still leave more questions than answers. Deputies says the body cameras give an unbiased third party perspective and both sides of the story…

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