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Cleveland police union says Justice Department reforms would endanger police

Officers could be hesitant to draw their guns because doing so would result in more paperwork under the terms of the agreement, Cleveland Police Patrolman’s Association president Steve Loomis said Wednesday. 345 more words

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This week in excessive force

By Radley Balko

In Fort Worth, the family of a 72-year-old man killed by police who responded to the wrong address after a burglary call… 867 more words

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Cleveland Police Promise To Stop ‘Pistol-Whipping’ Suspects As Part of Justice Department Agreement

Posted by Deborah Lee Jarrett

“In breaking news, the Cleveland police department has announced that it will stop “pistol-whipping” suspects as part of their deal with the U.S. 248 more words

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Officer disciplined in beating case gets promotion

Posted by Deborah Lee Jarrett

“A Milwaukee police officer characterized by the prosecutor in the Frank Jude beating case as the embodiment of a department “code of silence” was promoted to sergeant by the city’s Fire and Police Commission on Thursday. 160 more words

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Polk county Florida- Officer arrested for child porn

Posted by Deborah Lee Jarrett

“Deputies say “James King” online is really Joshua Smith, 32, an Oakland police officer near Orlando who has been on the force for 9 years. 191 more words

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Why Baltimore Blew Up It wasn't just the killing of Freddie Gray. Inside the complex legal infrastructure that encourages — and covers up — police violence

This is a valid point- 

“I can guarantee if you look up here and look down there, it might be five people who ain’t been fucked over by the police,” says Baltimore resident Shaun Young, waving a hand at a crowd of maybe a hundred people gathered at Penn and North, site of the protests. 588 more words

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