UPDATE: Police Brutality Back in the News
This Is Why Cops In Salt Lake City Haven’t Killed Anyone Since 2015
Changes made in the Salt Lake City Police Department prove that the national conversation about police brutality is making an impact and inciting change.
Note that the police chief of the department did not say any changes in the crime rate have taken …
Federal judge dismisses Paterson man’s police brutality lawsuit seeking $5 million in damages
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a city man alleging a police dog left him in bad shape after he resisted and ran from law enforcement officers, according to court records.
John Michael Vazquez, a United States District judge for the …
Betty Shelby Goes Free as Police Brutality and Racism is Found Not Guilty in America
America’s white supremacy and state sponsored police brutality has killed us without consequence once again.
In Oklahoma, a predominantly white jury acquitted white police officer Betty Shelby of first degree manslaughter in the death of Terence Crutcher.
ProudlyLiberal: Betty Shelby Goes Free as Police Brutality and Racism is Found Not Guilty in America — Again https://t.co/IeP38OJp7v | vi…
— Feminist Rage (@RageOfAFeminist) May 23, 2017
With Nod to Harry Potter, 11th Circuit Says Police Dogs Can’t Be Sued for Excessive Force
U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas Thrash had denied a motion to dismiss the complaint, finding that Jones had made “a plausible claim with respect to his allegation that the canine officer subjected him to excessive force.”
Thrash also rejected claims …
— Judge Dillard (@JudgeDillard) May 22, 2017
Beechview man files suit against Aliquippa police, claims excessive force
A Beechview man has filed a civil lawsuit against the Aliquippa Police Department, claiming excessive force was used after he was arrested last year in the Plan …
Third Circuit finds State Police troopers did not use excessive force
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed a lower court’s ruling that entered a jury verdict for four Pennsylvania State Police troopers accused of using excessive force after a high-speed chase.
On May 15 …
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