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Looking Beyond Racist Police Officers


<p>This week I made my debut at <a href="https://injusticetoday.com/">In Justice Today</a>, a blog founded by the Fair Punishment Project at Harvard Law School. My first post warns reformers not to focus solely on individual racist officers because color-blind policies can also have <a href="https://injusticetoday.com/like-racist-police-racist-policies-need-to-go-732470acc205">terrible impacts on communities of </a><a href="https://injusticetoday.com/like-racist-police-racist-policies-need-to-go-732470acc205">color</a><a href="https://injusticetoday.com/like-racist-police-racist-policies-need-to-go-732470acc205">:</a></p> <p>While it is entirely fair to say that more crime justifies a greater police presence in a segment of a city,</p> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/looking-beyond-racist-police-officers/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Looking Beyond Racist Police Officers"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/looking-beyond-racist-police-officers/">Looking Beyond Racist Police Officers</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

Statement on President Trump’s Call for Police Brutality on Long Island


<p>In a speech about criminal gangs before police officers on Long Island, New York today, the President of the United States openly encouraged police officers to abuse people they arrest and take into custody. Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star tweeted that President Trump explained that didn’t want officers to protect suspects’ heads when putting them in police cars, saying &#8220;<a href="https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/891003676684365824">You can take the hand away,</a>&#8221; which drew the officers’ loud approval.</p> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/statement-on-president-trumps-call-for-police-brutality-on-long-island/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Statement on President Trump&#8217;s Call for Police Brutality on Long Island"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/statement-on-president-trumps-call-for-police-brutality-on-long-island/">Statement on President Trump&#8217;s Call for Police Brutality on Long Island</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

Daily Feed on Hiatus


<p>Dearest NPMRP readers,</p> <p>I wanted to take a moment to say that the daily feed is on indefinite hiatus. We&#8217;re not shutting the site down, we&#8217;re just taking stock of what we are and what we&#8217;re trying to do. Although we are not currently publishing the daily feed, we are continuing to collect misconduct stories.</p> <p>The goal is to be the best website we can be for you but we&#8217;re figuring out how to make that happen.</p> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/daily-feed-on-hiatus/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Daily Feed on Hiatus"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/daily-feed-on-hiatus/">Daily Feed on Hiatus</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 7/12/17


<p>Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, July 12, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Bexar County, Texas: An officer was arrested for family violence. <a href="https://t.co/PU6NC4zRIW">ow.ly/RzB730dzcFf</a></li> <li>Update: Orlando, Florida (First reported 8/23/16): One of two officers fired last August was rehired to avoid an arbitration loss. He has been re-assigned to airport duty, given 25 public complaints on his record. <a href="https://t.co/S8SMctLIZR">ow.ly/jrst30dzdvV</a></li> <li>Update: Columbus, Ohio (First reported 4/12/17): An officer was fired for kicking a suspect in the head while the suspect was pinned on the ground by another officer. </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-71217/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 7/12/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-71217/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 7/12/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/5/17


<p>Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, June 5, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Garland, Texas: An officer was suspended 56 days for uncuffing a suspect who had earlier challenged the officer to a fight and then beating him up. The officer was also recorded bragging about the incident. His partner was reprimanded and his supervisor was suspended for three days. No charges were brought for the assault. <a href="https://t.co/omoJZxxSZa">ow.ly/vKO830cj2gI</a></li> <li>Jacksonville Sheriff&#8217;s Office: An officer was arrested for getting paid for hours he did not work.</li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6517/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/5/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6517/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/5/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/6/17


<p>Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 6, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Update: Las Vegas, Nevada (First reported 5/23/17): An officer was charged for the chokehold death of Tashii Brown. <a href="https://t.co/qMxGAVzliH">ow.ly/kNyU30cmgmw</a></li> <li>New York, New York: An officer is being sued for false arrest by a man who spent two years in jail awaiting trial for an attack with a pipe he was incapable of committing. He was acquitted of the charge,</li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6617/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/6/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6617/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/6/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/8/17


<p>Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, June 8, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Worth County, Georgia: The sheriff is being sued by families of students who were subjected to a school-wide pat-down. Some students complained about inappropriate touching of breasts and genital areas. <a href="https://t.co/S8Zoq1jfft">ow.ly/HS5o30cqehk</a></li> <li>New York, New York: An officer was arrested for larceny and forgery for trying to take out a $22,000 loan from the pension fund. </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6817/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/8/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6817/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/8/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/9/17


<p>Here are the four reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, June 9, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Harris County, Texas: A deputy and her husband were indicted for murder for choking a man to death outside of a Denny&#8217;s. She was off duty at the time. <a href="https://t.co/DqBSfGuXQS">ow.ly/3mJz30csmCI</a></li> <li>Erie, Pennsylvania: A now-former officer will plead guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence for a fatal off-duty crash. <a href="https://t.co/CIAPOJ18Eu">ow.ly/PHaK30csw3f</a></li> <li>Update: Temple,</li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6917/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/9/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-6917/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/9/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/12/17


<p>Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, June 12, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Omaha, Nebraska: Two officers were recommended to be fired by the chief and two others were placed on leave pending an internal investigation into a fatal use of force, including repeated taser use, against Zachary Bearheels. Bearheels was subjected to 12 taser shocks, at least three of which were applied while he was not resisting. He was also punched repeatedly in the head.  </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61217/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/12/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61217/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/12/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/13/17


<p>Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 13, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Moss Point and Pascagoula, Mississippi: Two officers were arrested for DUI after they got into a fight with one another in a parking lot. <a href="https://t.co/TYFQVcvbYB">ow.ly/DdkH30cy9uK</a></li> <li>Lafayette, Louisiana: A city marshal has been indicted for perjury and malfeasance. Now a recall effort is underway. <a href="https://t.co/kAiZucUAee">ow.ly/V9Gn30cy9Fj</a></li> <li>Update: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (First reported 12/16/16): A now-former officer&#8217;s trial for killing Sylville Smith started this week. </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61317/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/13/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61317/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/13/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/14/17


<p>Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, June 14, 2016:</p> <ul> <li>Update: Sweetwater, Florida (First reported 10/21/16): Two officers charged with racketeering, theft and more officers may be charged. Allegations include acts of torture, including waterboarding. According to the report, prosecutors said that the officers displayed “disturbing pattern of theft and physical violence.” <a href="https://t.co/qcub3UbOmh">ow.ly/uRjo30cAcwB</a></li> <li>Immigration and Customs Enforcement: An officer was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an alleged off-duty incident against his girlfriend and another man.</li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61417/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/14/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61417/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/14/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/15/17


<p>Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, June 15, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Fargo, North Dakota: An officer was arrested for domestic violence against his girlfriend. <a href="https://t.co/NS2EWQ8Rd3">ow.ly/l7uv30cC8B2</a></li> <li>New York, New York: An officer was charged with drug trafficking for transporting cocaine and marijuana during a sting operation. <a href="https://t.co/lctOwcQjvz">ow.ly/TgIs30cC9P0</a></li> <li>Jacksonville, Florida: A sheriff&#8217;s officer was arrested for physically assaulting cuffed and cooperating teens after he was called in to a scene as backup. </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61517/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/15/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61517/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/15/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/16/17


<p>Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, June 16, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Update: North Miami, Florida (First reported 7/21/16): A supervisor who was on scene for the unwarranted shooting of health care worker will be fired for filing a dishonest report saying that he was not, in fact, on the scene at the time of the shooting.  <a href="https://t.co/YGsskK8AoT">ow.ly/cWhW30cE93X</a></li> <li>Burkburnett, Texas: An officer was arrested for drunk driving in Wichita Falls after running a flashing red light. </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61617/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/16/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61617/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/16/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/19/17


<p>Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, June 19, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Update: St. Anthony, Minnesota: The officer who was acquitted of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Philando Castile has been fired. <a href="https://t.co/FPoRcze2H6">ow.ly/Insi30cHQQU</a></li> <li>San Antonio, Texas: An officer was arrested for drunk driving after crashing into Kirby, Texas officer&#8217;s patrol car. <a href="https://t.co/x1QPBP4CRL">ow.ly/oQza30cHT2b</a></li> <li>Troy, New York: The entire gun and drug unit is under investigation for allegedly covering up a warrantless search.</li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61917/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/19/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-61917/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/19/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/20/17


<p>Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 20, 2017:</p> <ul> <li>Balch Springs, Texas: An officer who was recently charged for fatally shooting Jordan Edwards as he was leaving a party is now under investigation for an alleged off-duty road rage incident that happened before the teen’s shooting. <a href="https://t.co/68Am8g82xc">ow.ly/EHjx30cK0xW</a></li> <li>Update: Ottawa County and Carroll Township, Ohio (First reported 12/2/16): A former Ottawa County deputy who threatened his supervisor then went on to work as an officer in Carroll Township pled guilty to disorderly conduct for stalking that supervisor after he left the department.  </li> </ul> <p> &#8230; <a href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-62017/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/20/17"</span></a></p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net/national-police-misconduct-newsfeed-daily-recap-62017/">National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/20/17</a> is a post from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.policemisconduct.net">PoliceMisconduct.net</a></p>

Tesla Prepared to Fight Long Battle against Car Dealers


Tesla Motors has already begun to revolutionize the automotive world with its innovative electric vehicles, explains Daniel A. Crane of the Cato Institute, but it is facing challenges from the car dealers' lobby. Indeed, Tesla is unusual in that it does ...

Thirteen Things To Know About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17


A screen shot of real-time flight movements, as tracked by FlightRadar24.com, shows a void in flight patterns over the region in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed Thursday. President Obama said Friday that the surface-to-air missile ...

Typhoon Fitow kills 10 in eastern China


Ten people have died after a typhoon slammed into China's east coast, including a family of three who were all killed by electric shocks. Five others are still missing after Typhoon Fitow brought heavy rains to Zhejiang province, Xinhua news agency reports ...

White House releases 100 pages of emails and notes on Benghazi attacks


The committee sought a timeline of the changes, but the report said it "has not been delivered as promised because the Administration has spent weeks debating internally whether or not it should turn over information considered 'deliberative' to the Congress."

Petraeus sought transparency on Benghazi


On that page, Morell scratched out mentions of al-Qaida, the experience of fighters in Libya ... ammunition to attack the administration before the presidential election. Fighting terror was one of President Obama’s re-election strong points.

White House Addresses Benghazi Emails, IRS Audits


President Barack Obama also addressed the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups. Audie Cornish talks to Scott Horsley. Copyright © 2013 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use.

Civilian trial for Tsarnaev


After the massive manhunt following the bombing at the Boston Marathon, suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev was captured alive. Immediately, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called for the 19-year-old citizen to be designated an enemy combatant due to alleged ...

Commonwealth-Sponsored Terrorism: Boston Herald Reports That 'Tsarnaev Family Received $100G' in Pub


Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's attempt to keep his state's agencies from releasing detailed data on the use of the public-assistance system ... a full history of the benefits received by the entire Tsarnaev family. Translation: The ...

Robert Baer: Boston Suspects Didn't Act Alone


TAPPER: So last week I interviewed a cabdriver. He picked up the Tsarnaev brothers, he says, and Department Homeland Security Officials have interviewed him and are reportedly taking his story seriously. He picked them up the day before the ...

Here's How U.S. Intelligence Screwed Up Its Chance To Stop The Boston Bombers


... lawmakers are asking in the wake of further revelations regarding what the FBI and CIA knew about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the elder bombing suspect killed last week in a shootout with police, and when they knew it. In particular, some US ...

Developments in Boston bombing inquiry


Russia raised concerns to U.S. authorities about Zubeidat Tsarnaev, the mother of the Boston Marathon bombings' suspects, in 2011 at the same time they asked the U.S. about her son Tamerlan, several sources told CNN. Also, U.S. authorities added ...

Boston Marathon bombing suspect received welfare


BOSTON - Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his family received state assistance until they became ineligible in 2012, a fact that is drawing questions from some Massachusetts legislators shocked at the idea that the state helped ...

Rep. Mike Rogers thinks Tsarnaev brothers planned for another Boston attack


(CNN) - Not everyone in the intelligence community thinks the Tsarnaev brothers were planning an attack in New York. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Congressman Mike Rogers, thinks the two planned for a second attack near Boston.

Lawmakers Upset Judge Ended Tsarnaev Interrogation


(BOSTON) -- A federal magistrate judge has set off a firestorm of criticism for ending the interrogation of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect before, lawmakers contend, law enforcement officials had concluded their initial interview. On Monday ...

Obama & Clinton’s Benghazi Lies Exposed


That would be the same CNN that found ambassador Christopher Stevens’ journal on the floor of the unsecured compound — three days after the attack. Unsurprisingly, the White House pushed back Wednesday, accusing Republicans of creating a political ...

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