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5 Hartford police officers disciplined after excessive force investigation

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Five Hartford police officers are being disciplined after an internal investigation into excessive use of force.

The officers will receive “extensive remedial training” and either given two day suspensions or oral reprimands as a result of an internal investigation into claims of excessive force stemming from an incident in West Hartford on June 4th. 89 more words

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Santa Rosa Man Tasered, Beaten By Deputies Files Lawsuit

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A North Bay man who was Tasered and beaten in his home by a sheriff’s deputy during a domestic disturbance call last year and captured the violent scene on video is filing suit. 334 more words

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San Jose State Police Accused Of Assault, Putting Bag Over Student's Head

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A student at San Jose State University has filed a civil rights complaint against campus police officers who allegedly assaulted him and then placed a bag over his head to stop him from bleeding on the interior of their patrol car. 722 more words

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United Airlines and Their PR Nightmare.

On Sunday April 9, 2017, United Airlines faced, in my opinion, one of their worst PR situations to date. On flight 3411, which was traveling from Chicago, Illinois to Louisville, Kentucky, a man was removed from the flight with excessive force by police officers due to the fact that United overbooked the flight to accommodate four of their own employees who needed to be in Kentucky the next day for work purposes. 261 more words

United Airlines: Poor PR and Censorship

On April 10th, a video was released from a passenger on a United Airlines flight showing a man being forcibly removed from his seat.

The passenger was visible distraught after being pulled and dragged down the aisle of the plane. 277 more words

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Rikers Island Guards Still Using Excessive At 'Alarming Rate,' Report Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A report issued Monday by a federal monitor overseeing reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex says guards continue to use excessive force at an “alarming rate.” 190 more words

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Rule by Thieves: One Week in the Life of the American Kleptocracy

“The first and most important thing to understand about politics is this: forget Right, Left, Center, socialism, fascism, or democracy. Every government that exists — or ever existed, or ever will exist — is a kleptocracy, meaning ‘rule by thieves.’ Competing ideologies merely provide different excuses to separate the Productive Class from what they produce.

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