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  • Biden Says Funding Should 'Absolutely' Be Redirected From Police

    07/10/2020 12:27:16 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 9, 2020
    Joe Biden said in an interview Wednesday that some funding should “absolutely” be redirected from police, amid calls from some in his party to "defund the police" in the wake of the protests across the country. In response to Biden's new comments, Trump 2020 campaign rapid response director Andrew Clark wrote on Twitter it looked like Biden had “changed his position” on defunding police, adding a clip from the Now This interview.
  • DA: 3 Chico women admit guilt, plead no contest to attempted arson of Chico State police car.

    07/10/2020 12:31:33 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 11 replies
    Action News Now (KHSL TV) ^ | July 8, 2020 | Chase Napear
    CHICO, Calif. - According to Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey, three Chico women admitted their guilt in court Wednesday morning for attempting to set a Chico State University police car on fire. Ramsey says Maria Magana, 21, Clarissa Pauline Volasgis, 20, and Autum Nichole Cossins, 20 set a Chico State police car on fire with a molotov cocktail. All three students plead no contest in the Butte County Superior Court to one count of felony attempted arson. Ramsey says the incident took place in the early morning on May 31 when the three defendants decided to "send a message"...
  • Democrats unveil M4BL bill to defund police, give reparations, abolish ICE, DEA, and more

    07/09/2020 3:20:12 PM PDT · by Morpheus2009 · 89 replies
    American Military News ^ | July 8, 2020 | Laura Widener
    House Democrats plan to introduce a new bill to defund police departments, establish reparations for Blacks and victims of police brutality, abolish federal law enforcement agencies, and more. Democrat Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley unveiled the BREATHE Act, which has not yet been introduced in the House, calling it “a new vision for public safety.” The bill was created by the Movement for Black Lives, a self-proclaimed abolitionist, anti-capitalist group, who also participated in its unveiling.
  • Finally, An Adult in the Room: Ford CEO Responds to Employees' Demands to Stop Making Police Vehicles

    07/09/2020 8:44:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/09/2020 | Bryan Preston
    Jalopnik reports that a group of Ford Motor Company employees want the auto giant to stop making vehicles for police. Ford employees have asked the automaker to stop building police cars, according to a Jalopnik report published Wednesday. The request comes as countless Black Lives Matter protests continue throughout America and around the globe, sparked by the killing of George Floyd. Jalopnik fails to report that since the protests devolved into riots and “defund the police” swept across the nation, violent crime and murder have surged in several major cities, including New York, Chicago, Baltimore, and Seattle.The employee letter...
  • Justice Department Announces Findings of Investigation into Narcotics Bureau of Springfield, Massachusetts Police Department

    07/09/2020 11:25:27 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 13 replies
    justice.gov ^ | July 8, 2020 | DOJ
    Following a comprehensive investigation, the Justice Department announced today that it has found reasonable cause to believe the Narcotics Bureau of the Springfield, Massachusetts, Police Department (SPD) engages in a pattern or practice of using excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.  The investigation was conducted pursuant to the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 and was announced on April 13, 2018.The Department of Justice found that the Narcotics Bureau’s pattern or practice of excessive force is directly attributable to systemic deficiencies in policies, which fail to require detailed and consistent use-of-force reporting, and accountability...
  • Ford Employees Demand They Stop Making Police Cars

    07/09/2020 6:41:17 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 91 replies
    Law Officer ^ | 07/08/2020 | Law Officer
    Ford Motor Company Employees have asked the company’s leadership to stop making and selling police vehicles. According to Verge, the internal discussion came as the demands for racial justice raged across the country. In response, Ford CEO Jim Hackett has told employees in a letter that he doesn’t think it’s “controversial that the Ford Police Interceptor helps officers do their job” and that Ford will continue the business. Ford has the market when it comes to making police cars, accounting for two-thirds of the cop cars on the street. Despite Ford’s success in the police car market, employees, including black...
  • Video: The Police Are Seeking The Public’s Help In Identifying The BLM Rioters Who Attacked A Person With Cerebral Palsy

    07/09/2020 4:41:35 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 8 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.09.2020 | Ray Pearson
    The Columbus Division of Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying a group of people accused of surrounding and attacking a vehicle during protests and riots on May 31. On the evening of May 31, Eldon Hawkins unwittingly drove his burgundy 2010 Buick LaCrosse into the heart of a protest at Broad and High streets and unleashed a furious response. Hawkins, 58, who has cerebral palsy, was left shaken by the experience and he said his car had more than $8,000 damage. Video shared by Columbus Police shows the group engaging in violent behavior directed at the victim,...
  • Police: $23 million lost due to ongoing Portland protests (/Biden rally)

    07/09/2020 3:39:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Times Union ^ | 7/08/20 | Gillian Flaccus
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Downtown businesses in Portland, Oregon, have sustained about $23 million in damages and lost customers because of violent nightly protests that have brought the city to its knees, authorities said Wednesday. At a police briefing, Deputy Chief Chris Davis said the intensity of the violence by an “agitator corps” and the length of the protests that are now in their sixth week are unprecedented in Oregon's largest city. Davis made a sharp distinction between Black Lives Matter protesters, whom he said were not violent, and a smaller group of people he repeatedly called “agitators.” “Quite frankly,...
  • NYPD limits retirement applications amid 400 percent surge this week

    07/08/2020 7:54:34 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 43 replies
    The NYPD said Wednesday that 179 cops filed for retirement between June 29 and Monday, an astounding 411-percent increase over the 35 who filed during the same time period in 2019.
  • Black Lives Matter Philadelphia leader proposes five-year plan to abolish police

    07/08/2020 5:52:43 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 08 2020 | Hollie McKay
    The Philadelphia arm of the Black Lives Matter movement has called for the "complete abolition" of the police department in five years, the scrapping of military bases abroad and build social work from the ground up to tackle problems in the community. For more than a month, in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has called for sweeping changes across the country in the bid to end racial injustices. At the heart of the debate, is the campaign to defund – or dismantle – police departments. And according to BLM Philadelphia representative and activist...
  • Biden calls police ‘the enemy’…

    07/08/2020 10:58:29 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    www.citizenfreepress.com ^ | July 8, 2020 1:53 pm | Kane
    New video from Trump War Room published in the last hour VIDEO AT LINK..........................
  • Department of Justice Awards $2.2 Million for Innovative Community Policing Projects

    07/08/2020 9:37:32 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    justice.gov ^ | July 7, 2020 | DOJ
    The Department of Justice today announced $2.2 million in grant funding to law enforcement agencies and stakeholders through the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Community Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants Program.  COPS Office Director Phil Keith announced 29 awards with award amounts ranging from $15,090 to $100,000. “The CPD Microgrants Program is a critical resource to advance innovative community policing projects across the country,” said Director Keith.  “These strategic investments from the COPS Office pay huge dividends to state and local law enforcement agencies and the communities that they serve.”CPD Microgrants Program funds are used to develop...
  • Seattle City Council could make deeper cuts to Police Department budget than proposed by Mayor Jenny Durkan

    07/08/2020 2:55:40 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 7/07/20 | Daniel Beekman
    Most of the budget cuts that Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has proposed for the Police Department were identified in response to the coronavirus pandemic - before Black Lives Matter protests surged in the city - rather than in response to police defunding demands made by protesters. But City Council members will meet Wednesday to continue dissecting the Police Department’s budget and discussing additional cuts they could make. Durkan proposed about $20 million in cuts to the Police Department last month, among other changes to Seattle’s 2020 budget that she said would address unexpected city spending related to COVID-19, account for...
  • LAPD investigates whether spike in officer sick calls over July 4th weekend was an orchestrated protest

    07/07/2020 8:40:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    KTLA ^ | 07/07/2020
    An unsigned letter circulated among the Los Angeles Police Department rank and file last week, encouraging officers to call in sick to protect their own interests. It had been been a month of upheaval for police, with unprecedented protests over police killings of Black people and the Los Angeles City Council agreeing to cut the LAPD’s budget by $150 million amid calls for sweeping reforms. LAPD commanders are investigating whether an unusual spike in officers calling in sick over the July 4 weekend was the result of an orchestrated protest or labor action, which would be illegal. Sources in the...
  • Defund the Police? How About We Defund the Universities

    07/07/2020 7:47:13 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 31 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | Jul 07, 2020 | Philip Carl Salzman
    Our universities have nurtured and foisted on America and Canada an extreme radicalism that vilifies American and Canadian history, society, and culture. This radicalism stems in the first instance from identity grievance studies programs, such as feminist and gender studies, gay and queer studies, black studies, Hispanic and Chicano studies, indigenous studies, and ethnic studies, which have adopted marxist theories popular in sociology and political science.This far left ideology has diffused throughout the soft subjects of the social sciences, humanities, education, social work, and law. Far left radicalism has been adopted with enthusiasm by administrators and imposed on any laggard...
  • Buy Guns and Ammo

    07/07/2020 5:12:11 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 114 replies
    The American Mind ^ | 07/07/20 | Kyle Kashuv
    In today’s world you can burn down a church, tear down an abolitionist statue, or pour fake blood on the portrait of a founding father, and you’ll be praised. But don’t dare defend your family from a violent mob threatening to kill you, your wife, and your children—that would be wrong. Recently, in St. Louis, Missouri, a married couple successfully defended their home with a rifle and a pistol against a BLM mob allegedly endangering their lives. For this, the city’s lead prosecutor is attempting to press charges against them. The whole episode is perfectly symbolic of the chaos in...
  • Portland Gets a Taste of Mob's New World as Cops Announce They Will Only Respond to Certain Calls

    07/07/2020 10:39:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 77 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | 7/6/2020 | Christine Favocci
    In the face of violent protests throughout the nation, the rallying cry by many perpetrating the mayhem is for police to be defunded or disbanded. The people of Portland, Oregon, had a brief glimpse of that reality, as police were forced to ignore all but emergency calls after law enforcement was tied up responding to violent rioting over the Independence Day holiday weekend. Public Information Officer Lt. Tina Jones provided hourly video updates on the situation on the Portland Police Bureau Twitter feed overnight Saturday into early Sunday morning, including announcing that the city would not be able to respond...
  • Former Englewood Officer Gets 30 Days In Jail For Highlands Ranch Sexual Assault.

    07/07/2020 8:44:24 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 9 replies
    CBS Denver ^ | June 19, 2020 | Staff
    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) — A former Englewood police officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to sexual contact without consent. Anna McCain, 24, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor in January. Other counts against her were dismissed as part of the plea agreement. The victim said that after a night out, a group of people, including McCain, went to the victim’s home in Highlands Ranch. She said McCain was the last to leave. After the others left, the victim said McCain tried numerous times to initiate sexual contact. The victim said she told McCain no...
  • I am looking for a link to the vid of college students harrassing Police in NYC, saying that the police were not educated and stupid. A man or woman what mostly naked in a ballet costume and one of the biggest harrassers.Cannot find it. Help??

    07/06/2020 4:59:07 PM PDT · by Chickensoup · 44 replies
    me | 07.06.20 | chickensoup
    I am looking for a link to the vid of college students harrassing Police in NYC, saying that the police were not educated and stupid. A man or woman what mostly naked in a ballet costume and one of the biggest harrassers. Cannot find it. Help??
  • Democrats want to Defund Police, but almost 80 people shot in Chicago this weekend

    07/06/2020 11:57:08 AM PDT · by Drastic · 13 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 7-6-2020 | Frank
    Democrats across the nation are calling to defund the police. However, as Kayleigh McEnany points out, Chicago had almost 80 people shot this weekend alone. 13 of the people had passed away and some of them were children. McEnany reminds people of this. Also, from ABC 7 Chicago (stats might be incomplete, check the latest updates if needed):