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  • Washoe County Sheriff Candidate Heidi Howe Files Lawsuit Against WCSO

    10/05/2018 8:50:55 AM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 38 replies
    http://www.ktvn.com ^ | 4 October 2018 | Unknown
    Candidate for Washoe County Sheriff, Heidi Howe, has filed a lawsuit against the Washoe County Sheriff's Office for alleged gender discrimination. According to court documents, Howe had filed numerous complaints in the past for retaliation and several instances where she was passed over for promotions.
  • Carolina woman arrested after providing care for pets without a permit during Hurricane

    09/23/2018 4:26:27 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 39 replies
    https://myfox8.com ^ | 09/23/2018 | Staff
    WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina woman was arrested after providing care for animals during Hurricane Florence without a permit, according to USA Today. Animal rescue volunteer Raina Nyliram said the drugs she administered were all over-the-counter medication. She said the animals needed to be cared for because the veterinarian’s office was closed.
  • Search warrant: Marijuana found in Botham Jean's apartment after deadly shooting

    09/13/2018 5:02:02 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 118 replies
    http://www.fox4news.com/news ^ | 09/13/2018 | By: FOX4News.com Staff
    DALLAS - Following the shooting death of Botham Jean by the hands of Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, multiple search warrants were executed at Jean’s apartment as part of the investigation. One of the warrants became a public record Thursday afternoon when it was returned to the judge who signed it. It was shortly after Jean’s funeral had ended. It listed several items found in Jean's apartment, including a small amount of marijuana.
  • Family files lawsuit after woman dies in Mineral County jail

    09/11/2018 4:04:52 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 65 replies
    https://mynews4.com ^ | Wednesday, September 5th 2018 | by Melissa Matheney|
    HAWTHORNE, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — The family of a 27-year-old woman who died in a jail cell in Mineral County has filed a lawsuit arguing deputies left her to die after ignoring her serious medical needs. Kelly Coltrain was jailed in July of 2017 for unpaid traffic tickets after she was pulled over for speeding.
  • The Worst Police Shooting Yet

    09/11/2018 2:21:41 PM PDT · by billorites · 156 replies
    NRO ^ | September 11, 2018 | David French
    Amber Guyger’s killing of Botham Shem Jean is an unspeakable tragedy. It also highlights the need for officers like Guyger to face impartial justice. It is hard to think of a more tragic, more senseless shooting in America than the killing last week of Botham Shem Jean, a young black risk-assurance associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and a member of Dallas West Church of Christ. This is what we know so far. Jean was home alone in his apartment in the South Side Flats complexin Dallas when police officer Amber Guyger entered and shot him dead. The precise chain of events is...
  • Monmouth [NJ] SWAT leader arrested, charged with luring child

    09/11/2018 3:18:37 PM PDT · by Ken H · 37 replies
    NJ 101.5 ^ | Sept 07, 2018 | n/a
    TOMS RIVER — Howell police Sgt. Richard Conte, the head of Monmouth County's emergency response team, was charged with attempting to lure or entice a minor into a motor vehicle. Conte, 47, was arrested after being accused of making arrangements to meet a teenage girl in what turned out to be a sting operation in Toms River, according to a source familiar with the case but not authorized to speak about it
  • St. Louis prosecutor says she will no longer accept cases from 28 city police officers

    08/30/2018 8:58:09 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 80 replies
    https://www.stltoday.com ^ | 08/30/2018 | By Christine Byers
    UPDATED at 4 p.m. with statement from police union official. ST. LOUIS • St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will no longer accept criminal cases from 28 city police officers and is reviewing any open cases they handled for “viability.” Gardner delivered the list of officers to the police department Tuesday, calling it an “exclusion list,” according to documents obtained by the Post-Dispatch. A written statement from Gardner said, in part, that prosecutors have “the responsibility to defend the integrity of the criminal justice system. Police officers play an important role in the criminal justice system, and the credibility of...
  • Stephon Clark was shot eight times, mostly in his back, according to autopsy

    03/30/2018 1:28:27 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 96 replies
    Washington Post via MSN ^ | 3/30/18 | Mark Berman
    Stephon Clark, the unarmed 22-year-old killed by Sacramento police officers earlier this month, was shot eight times, with most of the bullets hitting him in the back, according to an independent autopsy requested by his family’s attorneys. These bullets — some of which struck Clark in the back, neck and thigh — caused extensive bleeding, said Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist. At least one pierced Clark’s lung, he said.
  • Legal team for Chicago cop charged with teen's murder wants a change of venue

    03/08/2018 3:39:27 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 14 replies
    http://abcnews.go.com ^ | 03/08/2018 | Whitney Lloyd
    Lawyers for a Chicago police officer accused of murdering a Chicago teen in a shooting captured on dashcam video that ignited protests in the city and around the country are arguing their client will not be able to get a fair trial in Chicago. Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke was back in court Thursday as his lawyers argued extensive media coverage of the October 2014 incident in which Van Dyke shot and killed 17-year old Laquan McDonald means Van Dyke will not be able to get a fair trial in Cook County where Chicago is the county seat.
  • Cops say officer pushed people at concert, wouldn’t leave

    01/17/2018 5:30:34 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 19 replies
    https://www.seattletimes.com ^ | 17 Jan 2018 | By The Associated Press
    <p>PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a Maine police officer accused officers of racial profiling as they arrested her for pushing through a concert crowd and refusing to leave after being asked dozens of time.</p> <p>Worcester police arrested 24-year-old Portland officer Zahra Munye Abu on Saturday night at a Ja Rule and Ashanti concert.</p>
  • Baltimore police investigate officers after one seen putting bag of drugs at scene

    07/19/2017 7:14:59 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/19/17 | Peter Hermann
    It was a routine drug arrest in one of Baltimore’s more troubled neighborhoods. But it has become a flash point sparked by video from one of the officer’s body cameras. The public defender’s office looked at the video and contended it showed an officer planting evidence in a trash-strewn alley. Baltimore police countered with a more complicated explanation. They are investigating whether the officer had legitimately found drugs but, realizing he had forgotten to turn on his body camera, reconstructed his find. His body camera captured both him hiding the drugs and then finding them. Authorities said that would be...
  • Balch Springs officer terminated after shooting and killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards

    05/02/2017 6:35:05 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 24 replies
    http://www.wfaa.com ^ | 2 May 2017 | unknown
    BALCH SPRINGS -- The officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been fired. In a news conference, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said the officer, Roy Oliver, violated department policies, but won't elaborate which policies. Oliver has been with the department since 2011. He has 10 days to appeal. Jordan Edwards was killed in front of his brother as they were leaving a party over the weekend. Neighbors said a large house party was underway at the time. Balch Springs police said officers responded to a report of intoxicated teenagers on a residential street in the 12300...
  • Inquest jury into inmate's dehydration death recommends charges against 7 jail employees

    05/01/2017 6:18:26 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 23 replies
    http://www.jsonline.com ^ | 1:20 p.m. CT May 1, 2017 | Updated 13 minutes ago | Dave Umhoefer
    An inquest jury Monday issued an advisory verdict that probable cause of a crime exists in the death of Terrill Thomas in the Milwaukee County Jail a year ago. The jury found probable cause of a crime in the actions of seven jail officials under a felony statute prohibiting abuse, neglect and ill-treatment of inmates. Now it will be up to District Attorney John Chisholm to decide if any criminal charges are warranted in the April 2016 death of Thomas, a 38-year-old with bipolar disorder who was deprived of water and a mattress during seven straight days at the Milwaukee...
  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol Uses New Device To Seize Money Used During The Commission Of - News9.com

    06/08/2016 12:14:51 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 105 replies
    News9 Oklahoma ^ | 06/08/2016 | Aaron Brilbeck
    Oklahoma Highway Patrol Uses New Device To Seize Money Used During The Commission Of - News9.com http://m.news9.com/story.aspx?story=32168555&catId=112032 Posted: Jun 07, 2016 5:57PM CDT Aaron Brilbeck, News 9 You may have heard of civil asset forfeiture. That's where police can seize your property and cash without first proving you committed a crime; without a warrant and without arresting you, as long as they suspect that your property is somehow tied to a crime. Now, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has a device that also allows them to seize money in your bank account or on prepaid cards. It's called an ERAD, or...
  • District Attorney Arguing Against Encryption Handed Out Insecure Keylogging "Monitoring" Software

    05/18/2016 7:12:56 AM PDT · by Cyberman · 17 replies
    Techdirt ^ | 05/18/2016 | Tim Cushing
    Beyond James Comey, there are still a few law enforcement officials beating the anti-encryption drum. Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance is one of those. He's been joined in this fight by some like-minded district attorneys from the other coast, seeing as New York and California both have anti-encryption bills currently working their way through local legislatures. Vance, along with Los Angeles County DA Jackie Lacey and San Diego County DA Bonnie Dumanis, penned an op-ed against encryption for the LA Times. In it, they argue that tech companies have set them up as "gatekeepers" of communications and data, which they believe...
  • Sheriff Suspends 5 Deputies After 78 Year-Old Man Slugs Black Lives Matter Goon

    03/17/2016 7:02:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 72 replies
    GP ^ | 03/17/16 | Jim Hoft
    North Carolina Sheriff Earl “Moose” Butler suspended five deputies after 78 year-old John Franklin McGraw punched a Black Lives Matter activist who disrupted a Trump rally and flipped off the crowd.The sheriff suspended the deputies for several days. Two deputies were demoted.Seriously? A North Carolina sheriff has suspended five deputies for their actions at a Donald Trump rally in which a black man being escorted from the event was allegedly assaulted by a white man. A statement from Cumberland County Sheriff Earl “Moose” Butler on Wednesday said three deputies were demoted and suspended without pay for five days. Two other...
  • 2 LAPD officers charged with sexually assaulting 4 women while on duty

    02/17/2016 1:48:44 PM PST · by redreno · 10 replies
    http://abc7.com/news ^ | 02/17/2016 | By ABC7.com staff
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Two veteran Los Angeles Police Department officers have been charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting four women while on duty, the L.A. County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday. James Nichols, 44, and Luis Valenzuela, 43, worked as partners for the LAPD's Hollywood Division. Both men are accused of sexually assaulting women in various locations, including their police vehicle, between December 2008 and March 2011.
  • Officer Peter Liang found guilty of 2nd degree manslaughter

    02/11/2016 5:40:00 PM PST · by Repeal 16-17 · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 11, 2016 | Fox 5 NY
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability. The courtroom audience gasped and Officer Peter Liang, who had broken into tears as he testified about the 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley, buried his head in his hands as the verdict came after 17 hours of jury deliberations. The manslaughter charge carries up to 15 years in prison. Liang's sentencing is set for April 14.
  • Michigan Judge Pulls No Punches in 30-Minute Sentencing Tirade Against Police Officer

    02/03/2016 1:50:55 PM PST · by redreno · 21 replies
    https://www.yahoo.com ^ | 02/03/2016 | Zak Cheney-Rice,
    In a speech that lasted almost 30 minutes, Judge Vonda Evans of Detroit laid into 47-year-old William Melendez, the former Inkster, Michigan, police officer caught on video beating an unarmed black man in January 2015. Melendez was sentenced to 13 months to 10 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the attack on Floyd Dent, a 58-year-old black auto worker, that occurred during a late night traffic stop in the struggling Wayne County suburb last winter. "The one image [from this trial] that stood out to the court was looking at Mr. Dent in his cell, shaking his head...
  • 6 Reasons I Tell My Kids Not to Talk to Police(Uh, WHAT?)

    01/24/2016 6:46:26 AM PST · by rktman · 75 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 1/22/2016 | Megan Fox
    Let me say up front that I know this will be unpopular. But I can't help the uneasiness that I feel toward law enforcement lately...and I have some good reasons. Gone are the days of Officer Friendly, the neighborhood cop who knows everyone and is looking out for the community's best interest. It seems that lately, police officers end up terrorizing those they are supposed to be serving and protecting. Clearly, not all police are acting this way, but it sure seems the police state is ramping up. I have a high respect for police officers who respect the law....