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The Journey Begins...in California.

Thanks for joining me! Although I anticipated my first post being a dive into one of the many examples of police brutality we have seen in the news, I think it makes sense to start with this recently proposed bill in California that would actually set legal limits on an officer’s use of force. 264 more words

California

Muncie Police chief defends use-of-force in video going viral of arrest

MUNCIE, Ind. – The chief of the Muncie Police Department has provided WXIN – a Tribune Media sister station of WQAD in Indianapolis – some context regarding a viral video of officers using force during an arrest Sunday. 197 more words

News

Police Officers Indicted For Assaulting Demetrius Hollins And Fabricating Story

He didn’t have a license plate.

He didn’t comply with verbal commands

He tried to push the officer away.

He reached for a firearm under his car seat. 326 more words

Cases

'I Hope One Of Your Babies Gets Taken Away!' Says Mother Of Man Shot, Run Over By Police After Killing Is Ruled Justified

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — It was an emotional scene Tuesday as the family of a man killed by police for holding what was later discovered to be a toy gun learned the Los Angeles police oversight panel ruled the killing was justified. 375 more words

Los Angeles News

Sheriff of America’s Deadliest Police Force Caught on Camera Admitting Killing Suspects Is ‘Better Financially’

Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood

A recently discovered video of a California sheriff talking to law enforcement officers shows Kern County’s chief lawman explaining that killing citizens is better than wounding or injuring them because it costs less money and makes the family “go away.” 394 more words

Government

Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed Against Logan County Deputy

The Charleston Gazette-Mail today reported on a lawsuit we filed late last week against a Logan County police officer for the use of excessive force against Mark Messer. 375 more words

Police

After Stephon Clark’s Shooting, California Lawmakers Finally Look To Limit Deadly Force By Cops

California lawmakers have gotten the message sent by activists, family and friends of Stephon Clark during the last few weeks: stop police officers’ use of deadly force against people of color. 497 more words

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