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Truce That Ended 30 Years of LA Gang Warfare
Offbeat  (tags: Gang Warfare, Truce, Police, L.A., USA )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
For 30 years two rival Los Angeles gangs, the Bloods and the Crips, had fought a deadly turf war in which hundreds died.
Shocking Dashcam Video Shows Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Florida Man
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Human rights, Police, Scandal, Shooting, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
A disturbing video has been published of a mentally unstable, young black man being shot dead by Florida police. When 25-year-old Lavall Hall refused to get on the ground, a police officer shot him five times.
Cops Trained to Justify Use of Deadly Force âEUR" Former US Marshal
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Protest, Shooting, USA )

Ray
- 7 days ago - rt.com
When it comes to officer-involved shootings, the problem lies with law enforcementâEUR(TM)s training that instructs cops to say they felt the suspects were a threat, either to the officers or to the public, a retired US Marshal told RT.
Murder Charge for S. Carolina Cop Who Shot Black Man 8 Times in Back (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Crime, FBI, Human rights, Internet, Law, Police, Shooting, USA )

Ray
- 9 days ago - rt.com
North CharlestonâEUR(TM)s mayor announced a state murder charge against white policeman Michael Slager on Tuesday, after a video surfaced showing the officer shooting and killing an unarmed running black man in the back.
Mostly White Students Riot in Kentucky
Offbeat  (tags: sports, violence, culture, police, bizarre, society, interesting )

Cheryl A.
- 10 days ago - dailykos.com
Once again, White students expressed their disappointment over their team's loss by rioting. Interesting how the reaction by the police to these students is just a fraction of the violence and brutality leveled against "peaceful" protestors...peace.
I-Wonder: How Are Serial Killers Caught?
Offbeat  (tags: Murders, Serial Killer, Police, Mental Health )

Ray
- 15 days ago - bbc.co.uk
House of horrors, On 22 November 1995, Rose West was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 10 young women, becoming BritainâEUR(TM)s most prolific female serial killer. She had committed these crimes along with her husband Fred West,
Ex-Alabama Officer Charged for Assaulting Indian Man
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Abuse, Federal officials, civil rights, USA )

Ray
- 20 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.
Poor TrainingâEUR(TM) Resulted in Almost 400 Shootings By Philadelphia Police âEUR" Justice Dept
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
Poor training led Philadelphia police officers to the mistaken belief that fearing for their lives alone justified the use of deadly force, a new Justice Department review has found. That fear resulted in 394 shootings over a seven-year period.
Cop Fined Convicted of Animal Cruelty for Letting His Police Dog Roast to Death in Back of Hot Patrol Car
Offbeat  (tags: cop, killed, dog, police, fined, cruelty )

Scooby
- 22 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An Ohio cop has been convicted of animal cruelty for letting his police dog roast to death in his patrol car last year. Read more:
Police Encounters Kill Hundreds of Disabled Americans Every Year, ACLU Argues
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Police, Security, Shooting, USA )

Ray
- 25 days ago - rt.com
The American Civil Liberties Union filed an amicus brief arguing that hundreds of disabled Americans are killed in police encounters every year. It was filed in support of a mentally ill woman suing police for shooting her five times.
Officers Suspended After Lending Models Guns, Tanks For Bikini Photo Shoot
Offbeat  (tags: police, bikini shootoff-beat, news )

Angie
- 37 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Two Utah peace officers have been suspended without pay over a risque video shoot featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons.
Passersby Rescue Man From Icy Waters at Ashbridges Bay
Offbeat  (tags: rescue, icy water, animals, dogs, environment, humans, off-beat, pets, police, safety )

Lone
- 38 days ago - toronto.ctvnews.ca
Police said the man was out walking his own dog, when it got off its leash and ran into the water. The man followed his dog and managed to get him out, but became trapped after he lost feeling in his legs.
Wisconsin Police Fatally Shoot Black Teen, Prompting Protest
Offbeat  (tags: police, wisconsin, black teen killed )

Angie
- 40 days ago - msn.com
Wisconsin police fatally shot an apparently unarmed African-American teenager on Friday, prompting dozens of people to protest at the site of the killing.
 

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