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Florida Judge Defies First Amendment and Breaks Oath – Just in Time for July 4th Holiday

“It is CRUCIAL that we as citizens exorcise from Florida’s judiciary the ‘Honorable’ Judge Mark Mahon.

He should be disbarred too.

Judge Mahon is the Interim Chief Judge of Florida’s 4th Circuit Court based in Jacksonville. 360 more words

Police Abuse

NYPD cop arrested 3 times in 8 months and is still employed

“A 29-year-old NYPD officer was arrested this week after she crashed her unregistered motorcycle into two cars on Staten Island, and police found she was carrying drug paraphernalia on her. 323 more words

Police Abuse

Cops on Track to Kill 800 People in 2015

By Kimberly Kindy, and reported by Julie Tate, Jennifer Jenkins, Steven Rich, Keith L. Alexander and Wesley Lowry, May 30, 2015

A rosary is draped over a portrait of 17-year-old Jessie Hernandez. 3,200 more words

Abuse Of Authority

Cops shoot car 137 times, killing unarmed occupants. No Convictions.

Henry Gomez, May 23, 2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Peaceful protests gave way to skirmishes and arrests Saturday, following the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer involved in a deadly 2012 shootout that presented the latest test to a city navigating unprecedented tensions between its citizens and law enforcement. 2,196 more words

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Ex-Hudson County sheriff's officers sentenced for part in bounty scheme

By Patrick Villanova May 09, 2015

A pair of former Hudson County sheriff’s officers were sentenced to state prison and county jail for signing false documents as part of a Jersey City bounty hunter’s scheme to collect additional fees for fugitives he didn’t catch, state officials announced yesterday. 309 more words

Abuse Of Authority

On-Duty Cops Rape Drunk Girl they lured with ride home.

May 12, 2015

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – Chicago taxpayers will shell out $415,000 to compensate an inebriated woman who accused two police officers of sexually assaulting her, only to have them plead guilty to a lesser charge. 580 more words

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Boston paid over $36,000,000.00 to settle police lawsuits

Largest payouts over decade were for deaths, wrongful convictions

By Todd Wallack, Jan Ransom and Travis Andersen, May 15, 2015

The City of Boston has spent more than $36 million to resolve 2,000 legal claims and lawsuits against the Boston Police Department over the past decade, with most of the money going for cases alleging wrongful convictions or police misconduct. 981 more words

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