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US Politics & Gov't

Justice for Justine Damond, Shot By Minneapolis Police! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police shootings, Police Violence, gun laws, justice for Justine Damond, petition to sign )

- 674 days ago -
Justine Damond was shot by Minneapolis police after she heard suspicious noises outside her home and called to report them.
Deadly Force: Police Use of Lethal Force In The United States /Amnesty International USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Amnesty International, United Nations, International Law, lethal use of force, Human Rights, law enforcement standards, gun violence, police violence, US non-compliance with international sta )

- 1047 days ago -
international law enforcement standards require that force of any kind may be used only when there are no other means available that are likely to achieve the legitimate objective. If the force is unavoidable it must be no more than is necessary and
Campaign Zero ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police violence, usa, government, violence, Campaign Zero )

- 1373 days ago -
Campaign Zero is informed by the demands of protestors nationwide, the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, recommendations from research organizations and comprehensive data on the causes and impact of police violence.
BREAKING: Six Baltimore Police Officers Charged in Death of Freddie Gray
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Freddy Gray, Baltimore, black lives matter, Police violence, murder charges, homicide, abuse, constitution, society, humanr )

- 1485 days ago -
The six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray âEUR" who died last month after being injured in police custody âEUR" have been charged criminally, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday.
Al Sharpton Announces National March in Washington, D.C. for Saturday, Dec. 13
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rev. Al Sharpton, National crises, National March Washington, DC, December 13, 2014, Eric Garner, Mike Brown, police violence, grand jury )

- 1634 days ago -
Rev. Al Sharpton has announced a National March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Dec. 13 to protest the grand jury decisions in the Eric Garner and Mike Brown cases. We are dealing with a National crises he said.
Stop the Militarization of Police in America Immediately - The Petition Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police Violence, Police State, militarization of local law enforcement )

- 1685 days ago -
Mike Brown allegedly threw his hands up and yelled "I don't have a gun! Stop shooting!" but he was shot to death anyway by a yet-to-be-named police officer. Protesters following the event in Ferguson, Missouri are being watched by rooftop snipers.
Oakland Police Sued Over 'Occupy' Crowd Tactics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police violence, government, freedoms )

- 2749 days ago -
Civil rights groups have filed a suit against the city of Oakland in an attempt to prevent police there from using tear gas and other crowd control weapons on protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
UC Berkeley, Oakland Brace for Occupy Clashes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police violence, government, freedoms )

- 2750 days ago -
Protesters, police and public officials were preparing Sunday for what they expect to be a tumultuous week in the Occupy movement, with a police raid of a tent city outside Oakland City Hall expected as soon as Monday morning.
Iraq War Veteran Hurt in Protests Leaves Hospital
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, scott olsen, police violence, government, freedoms )

- 2750 days ago -
Friends say that Scott Olsen, the Iraq War veteran who suffered a serious head injury during a police raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment, has been released from the hospital.
World-Wide Condemnation of Police Action Against Occupy Oakland
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupy oakland, ows, police violence, government, freedoms )

- 2751 days ago -
Oakland police say they have received nearly 790 complaints from around the world about officers' actions during a tear-gas fueled clash with anti-Wall Street protestors last month.

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