All news tagged with #Police Violence
USA 02/28/2018 0
In Baltimore Guilty Cops May Soon Have to Pony Up
When police officers are sued for corruption or brutality — and when, as more frequently happens, the case is settled — it is almost always the city that employs them that picks up the tab for the damages awarded. This may be changing, with the focus now on events in Baltimore.
USA 02/04/2018 0
Holding Top Cops Accountable: When the Brass Lead by Bad Example
“Better training” is rarely, if ever, directed at those officers who have been on the streets for years, or those who are responsible for commanding other officers in the field.
USA 01/19/2018 0
US Police Kill A Thousand Each Year While Cops Are Safer than Trash Collectors
Despite the unflagging attempts to portray a “war on cops,” data consistently shows that being a police officer is safer than many other professions. In fact, it is safer than being a taxi driver or a trash collector.
USA 01/15/2018 0
The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner
If the world is to truly begin to take steps to preserve black women’s lives, then we must take this into account in our discussions.