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Rethinking Standoffs

Where is the national dialogue on the use of force by police going on?

Don’t you think it’s about time it did?

Too often, police are having to use deadly force when trying to disarm a person with knife or club in hand and who will not comply with police orders to disarm. 578 more words

Police

Police Detain Innocent Man Checking Parking Meter and Charge Him With Bank Robbery

Charles Belk (above), a film producer, who was on his way recently to attend a pre-Emmy party in Beverly Hills was handcuffed and detained for 6 hours before authorities realized he didn’t match the description of the suspect.  411 more words

Current-events

The Criminal Justice System is Woefully Antiquated

  1. The method – the collection of clues and a logical deduction based on imperfect facts and surmised motive – is a 19th century model. The model suffers from a lack of information, not too much information.
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Justice

“A Man of Many Perversions” – Federal Cybersecurity Head Convicted of Child Porn Charges

The following story is a warning as to why centralized power is so dangerous. It doesn’t matter whether the power is political or corporate, overly centralized power in all forms must be resisted whenever it appears. 485 more words

Government

Florida youth pastor busted for sharing child pornography: cops

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Lucas Brandenburg had been under investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for several months prior to his arrest.

A Florida youth pastor has been busted for reportedly victimizing the same age group he set out to serve. 98 more words

Law

Reorientation

Consider these images from the Civil Rights Movement.

These images, full of black struggle, are ghosted by a parallel dehumanization…  Not the dehumanization of black souls and bodies, who are so fully humanized by their vulnerability, but the inhumanity in the white folks that share these spaces of pain.   760 more words

Love

SA judge says prisons do not rehabilitate, they punish, to think otherwise is to ‘kid ourselves’ | The Advertiser

PRISON is an environment for punishment, not the effective rehabilitation of criminals, and to think otherwise would be to “kid ourselves”, a District Court judge says. 78 more words

Prison