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How Your Local Police Department Could Be Spying on You
Society & Culture  (tags: civil liberties, government, police, law, culture, americans, society )

Cal
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Many police departments are using secret technology to allow them to spy into peopleâEUR(TM)s private lives.
32 Police Fired 600 Bullets Into 1 Car Full of Hostages Killing a Hostage
Society & Culture  (tags: Police, 600 bullets, hostage killed, overkill, CA, Police Foundation )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Two of the hostages were able to jump out of the vehicle. One hostage said: when I saw the SWAT team and its vehicle I knew it was going to go badly. I knew I had to get out. Pretty bad when the hostage see police they fear them more than the bad guys.
Stop FN Crying! SWAT Raids Wrong Home Holds Naked Mom at Gunpoint in Front of Children
Society & Culture  (tags: MA, naked women, wrong house, SWAT, innocent family, police, no apology )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
This heavily militarized invasion of an innocent family's home was because police had raided the wrong house. On top of it the person they were looking for was already arrested by them two weeks prior. Police did not even apologize.
Two Albuquerque Police Officers Will Face Murder Trial In Homeless Camper Slaying
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, law, ethics, corruption, abuse, crime, freedoms, humans, rights, safety, sadness, news, government, murder, death )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - freeabq.com
Bernalillo County District Judge Neil Candelaria ruled Tuesday that there was probable cause to hold former officer Keith Sandy and officer Dominique Perez over or trial on second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter charges.
Cops in Schools: Way to Rebuild Community Trust in Law Enforcement?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, safety, society, police, police ins chools, discipline, rights, rights, family, ethics, americans, government, politics, culture )

Cal
- 15 days ago - csmonitor.com
A growing issue with school resource officer (SRO) programs around the country is that officers âEUR" and teachers âEUR" increasingly think that stepping in to handle routine infractions is why the officers were placed in the schools.
Hatchet-Wielding Gunman Attacks Tennessee Movie Theater Before Being Killed By Police ~ TEXT and VUDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Nashville, Tennessee, police, crime, death, society, guns, violence, sadness, safety, humans, ethics, news, law )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A man armed with a gun and a hatchet attacked a movie theater in the Nashville area on Wednesday afternoon before he was shot and killed by a SWAT team after exchanging fire with an officer, authorities said.One man was injured by the hatchet & 2 others
11 People Dead in Police Custody This Month
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, police )

Nita AwyN
- 28 days ago - nationofchange.org
There have been at least 11 cases of killing or other type of deaths of people while in police custody just this month. But will any officers face criminal charges for these deaths?
'It Was Off the Wall': FL Police Laundered Millions in Drug Money Overseas and Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle
Society & Culture  (tags: news, police, Florida, law, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, culture, safety, ethics, abuse, corruption, government )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - rawstory.com
An investigative report by the Miami Herald published today reveals that two local Florida police agencies engaged in a slick money laundering scheme ripped from a Hollywood movie, reaping a whopping $2.4 million for themselves in drug money.
Why Is Texas Still Sending 17-Year-Olds to Adult Prisons?
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, ethics, rehab, prisons, adult prisons for 17 year olds, rights, freedoms, society, safety )

Cal
- 31 days ago - vice.com
Since 1918, Texas has prosecuted 17-year-oldsâEUR"including those who commit misdemeanorsâEUR"as adults, cramming them into a prison-industrial system bereft of the rehabilitative programs that have put Texas's juvenile system on the national radar for its
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 32 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
Israel Detains 9 Palestinians as Right-Wingers Call to Raid Al-Aqsa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Al-Aqsa, religion, rights, freedoms, abuse, ethics, government, society, humans, family, police, safety, news )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - maannews.com
Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians from Jerusalem after raiding their homes in the Old City and delivered interrogation summons for others on Friday.An Israeli police spokesperson did not immediately respond to request for comment.
Protect Children From Exploitation and Trafficking *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, government, humans, law, philanthropy, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 41 days ago - unicefusa.org
Across America, countless children are the victims of trafficking. Every day, we unknowingly see them at work in our restaurants, bars, hotels and farms. It's time to take action....
A Long-Awaited Promise: Obama Gets Real About Criminal Justice Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, law, police, incarceration, policy, culture, usa, society, safety, news )

Cal
- 45 days ago - alternet.org
The president's speech yesterday to the NAACP called for an end to mass incarceration and the school-to-prison pipeline.
 

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