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Video: Portland Committee Reviews Arrest of Nine-Year-Old Girl

Video: Portland Committee Reviews Arrest of Nine-Year-Old Girl

by Aura Bogado on May 8 2014, 12:18PM

The child was in a wet swimsuit when she was handcuffed and taken into custody at an adult jail.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

by Aura Bogado on October 31 2013, 4:24PM

The landmark New York City verdict is now in question.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

by Aura Bogado on October 18 2013, 4:20PM

Baca may have to pay up to $100,000.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 4:35PM

Miami Beach police are under investigation following the death of an 18-year-old graffiti artist.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Mistrial Declared for Police Officer Who Killed Aiyana Jones

Mistrial Declared for Police Officer Who Killed Aiyana Jones

by Julianne Hing on June 19 2013, 11:14AM

The 7-year-old was shot and killed during a police raid on her grandmother’s home.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim and the Disney-Style Rebranding of Deadly Police Violence

Anaheim and the Disney-Style Rebranding of Deadly Police Violence

by Roberto Lovato on August 3 2012, 9:52AM

After police shot and killed three Latino men in a week, at least one unarmed, local media has embraced the imaginary narrative that “violent” protests are the real problem.

Topics: Anaheim Police, Criminal Justice

Anaheim Police and Protesters Continue to Clash

Anaheim Police and Protesters Continue to Clash

by Jorge Rivas on July 25 2012, 10:41AM

A fourth day of protests since Anaheim Police officers shot two Latino men to death over the weekend resulted in 20 arrests on Tuesday.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim Mayor Requests State, Federal Help in Police Shootings

Anaheim Mayor Requests State, Federal Help in Police Shootings

by Jorge Rivas on July 24 2012, 12:10PM

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has called on state and federal agencies to assist the city with the review of two officer-involved shootings that left two Latino men dead and the incidents that transpired after where officers openly fired rubber bullets in to a crowd that included children.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Presente.org Wants a State Investigation of Anaheim Police

Presente.org Wants a State Investigation of Anaheim Police

by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 4:59PM

The petition comes just days after Anaheim police officers shot rubber bullets and unleashed a police dog on a group of demonstrators protesting the department’s police brutality record.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim Residents Continue Protests After Cops Open Fire at Women, Kids [Video]

Anaheim Residents Continue Protests After Cops Open Fire at Women, Kids [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 10:01AM

Demonstrators who were protesting police brutality became victims of police brutality themselves. Victims include women and children.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Few New Mexico Police Agencies Keeping Up With Anti-Bias Policing Law

Few New Mexico Police Agencies Keeping Up With Anti-Bias Policing Law

by Julianne Hing on July 20 2012, 10:50AM

The review conducted by two groups found that when it came to meeting basic requirements for the law, just two agencies out of the state’s 97 could say they were in compliance

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Florida Black Male Tasered by Police for Allegedly Jaywalking [Video]

Florida Black Male Tasered by Police for Allegedly Jaywalking [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on July 17 2012, 11:55AM

Florida police allegedly tasered a man three times after he was caught jaywalking.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Police Chief Defends Detaining Teen's Mother After Neighbor's Fatal Shot

Police Chief Defends Detaining Teen’s Mother After Neighbor’s Fatal Shot

by Jorge Rivas on June 14 2012, 11:15AM

After a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his Milwaukee home last month, police forced his grieving mother to sit in a squad car for more than an hour rather than let her hold her dying son or join him at the hospital.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Police Blame Man Whose 911 Call Led Cops to Kill Unarmed Black Teen

Police Blame Man Whose 911 Call Led Cops to Kill Unarmed Black Teen

by Jorge Rivas on April 9 2012, 10:06AM

The shooting death of a black teen started out with a 911 call from Oscar Carrillo, who told the dispatcher his laptop was stolen at gunpoint by two armed men. But the men who allegedly robbed him never had a gun and now police want to charge him with manslaughter.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Orleans: All Four Danziger Bridge Cops Sentenced to 40-65 Years

New Orleans: All Four Danziger Bridge Cops Sentenced to 40-65 Years

by Jorge Rivas on April 5 2012, 11:04AM

On Wednesday the Justice Department announced five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced to prison terms ranging from six to 65 years for the shootings of unarmed civilians in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD Also Spying on New Jersey Muslims for the Past 7-Years

NYPD Also Spying on New Jersey Muslims for the Past 7-Years

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2012, 6:15PM

The New York Police Department has secretly been conducting surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey and they have done it with the permission of the governor’s office — granted in 2005 by former Gov. Richard Codey.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

UC Davis Students Peppered Sprayed by Campus Police File Lawsuit in Federal Court

UC Davis Students Peppered Sprayed by Campus Police File Lawsuit in Federal Court

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 3:50PM

Nineteen current and former UC Davis students filed a federal lawsuit against UC Davis over the University’s treatment of protesters during a Nov. 2011 demonstration in which campus police were caught on video dousing seated protesters with pepper spray.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Oakland Police Shoot Oscar Grant's Cousin

Oakland Police Shoot Oscar Grant’s Cousin

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 2:18PM

Meanwhile, police decline to file charges in the case of another unrelated shooting of a homeless man. So much for accountability.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Report: NYPD Document Tells Cops to Consider Religion When Policing

Report: NYPD Document Tells Cops to Consider Religion When Policing

by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 4:59PM

A document obtained by the AP stands in contrast to statements by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who said the NYPD never considers religion in its policing.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

Groups Want NYPD Chief's Job Over Anti-Muslim Propaganda in Trainings

Groups Want NYPD Chief’s Job Over Anti-Muslim Propaganda in Trainings

by Jorge Rivas on January 26 2012, 11:32AM

Propaganda included a film that described the goal of “much of Muslim leadership here in America” is to “infiltrate and dominate” the United States.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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