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82-year-old man files lawsuit against police officers for excessive force

An 82-year-old man has filed suit against the Georgetown officers who he says used excessive force against him.

According to Herman Crisp, and the video shot by… 264 more words

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DOJ Settles With Cleveland Over Police Conduct

Washington Post reports:

 

The Justice Department has reached a settlement with the city of Cleveland over the conduct of its police officers, according to a Justice official, the latest case in which the Obama administration has investigated excessive use of force and the violation of constitutional rights by a local department.

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AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing

WASHINGTON (AP) – The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said. 581 more words

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License To Kill

And yet another one…

I know it’s difficult to keep track of all of the brown people dying at the hands of various law enforcement officers all over America¬†and… 866 more words

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A Cleveland Morning Walk (IV)


As we walked past the courthouse we passed news crew and the beginnings of a protest. Inside a judge was ruling that a white Cleveland police officer, Muchael Brelo, was not guilty of two counts of manslaughter and assault in the killing of an unarmed African-American couple. 70 more words

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Report calls for overhaul of Denver Sheriff Department, search for new sheriff starts now

DENVER — A long-awaited independent report on the Denver Sheriff Department is calling for sweeping changes across the board, from the very top (appointing a new sheriff) to the very bottom (selecting new underwear for inmates). 445 more words

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Report calls for overhaul of Denver Sheriff Department, search for new sheriff starts now

DENVER — A long-awaited independent report on the Denver Sheriff Department is calling for sweeping changes across the board, from the very top (appointing a new sheriff) to the very bottom (selecting new underwear for inmates). 478 more words

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