A white Florida deputy has resigned after pulling a gun on a Black pregnant woman during a traffic stop as her three distressed children watched on and recorded the tense interaction.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/florida-deputy-resigns-pulling-gun-pregnant-black-mother-traffic-stop-rcna44455
Florida sheriffs caught on video briefing armed right-wing group before they headed to Capitol on Jan. 6
— Read on www.rawstory.com/flagler-liberty-coalition/
The Secret Service knew of a threat to Nancy Pelosi on January 6, but didn’t pass on the intel until hours after the Capitol was breached.
— Read on www.citizensforethics.org/reports-investigations/crew-investigations/secret-service-held-onto-pelosi-threat-until-after-insurrection/
Two Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of children who fell victim to their crimes.
— Read on www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2022-08-17/kids-for-cash-judges-ordered-to-pay-more-than-200m
Authorities say three Arizona parents were arrested after trying to get inside Thompson Ranch Elementary School to pick up their kids amid a lockdown
— Read on eu.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/08/13/thompson-ranch-elementary-school-arizona-parents-arrested-lockdown/10321157002/
Armed Trump supporters gathered outside the Phoenix FBI office after what they call the “unlawful” search of Mar-a-Lago.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2022/08/14/phoenix-fbi-trump-supporters-armed-mar-a-lago-search-vpx.cnn
If the Reviser were alive today, maybe we’d give him qualified immunity for all the lives he’s ruined.
— Read on abovethelaw.com/2022/08/police-can-legally-set-you-on-fire-because-someone-in-the-1800s-made-a-copying-error/
Outright lies may be difficult to detect in advance, but more rigorous judicial review of police affidavits could have made a crucial difference in cases of Breonna Taylor and Houston couple killed in a 2020 raid.
— Read on chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2022/8/10/23300061/when-cops-invent-facts-to-get-search-warrants-consequences-can-be-deadly
The number of traffic stops in Chicago has increased exponentially since 2015, following a lawsuit settlement that restricted the use stop-and-frisk.
— Read on blockclubchicago.org/2022/08/01/chicago-police-stopped-black-drivers-5-times-more-often-than-white-drivers-in-2021-state-report-says/
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— Read on mappingpoliceviolence.us/
‘Stinks to high heaven’: Morning Joe says DHS explanations for missing data ‘riddled with lies’
— Read on www.rawstory.com/dhs-missing-data/
It’s the second lawsuit that has followed the October 2021 incident that led to a guard at the Indiana jail being criminally charged.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/night-terror-female-inmates-raped-140023100.html
The Las Vegas NAACP is defending Judge Erika Ballou after the police union called for her resignation accusing her of disparaging cops.
— Read on newsone.com/4376251/las-vegas-judge-erika-ballou/
The civil liberties group released documents showing new details about how agencies had purchased information on people’s movements throughout North America.
— Read on www.politico.com/news/2022/07/18/dhs-location-data-aclu-00046208
The scathing new report by lawmakers in Texas says “systemic failures” created a chaotic scene that lasted more than an hour before the gunman at Robb Elementary School was finally confronted.
— Read on www.npr.org/2022/07/17/1111928866/uvalde-school-shooting-report
Zero House Republicans supported a measure requiring the Pentagon and federal law enforcement agencies to publish a report on countering white supremacist and neo-Nazi activity in their ranks.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/news/2022/07/14/not-one-single-republican-votes-probe-neo-nazis-us-military-and-police
A letter given to the January 6 committee says the erasure took place shortly after oversight officials requested the agency’s electronic communications.
— Read on theintercept.com/2022/07/14/jan-6-texts-deleted-secret-service/