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Justice Department Announces Investigation of Phoenix PD

Chauvin, 3 Other Fired Officers Now Face Federal Charges in Floyd Death

The three-count indictment names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao. Specifically, Chauvin, Thao and Kueng are charged with violating Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force. All four officers are charged for their failure to provide Floyd with medical care.

May 7, 2021

CA Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Investigation of LASD

Under the California Constitution and California Civil Code section 52.3, the AG is authorized to conduct civil investigations into whether a law enforcement agency has engaged in a pattern or practice of violating state or federal law.

January 22, 2021

Citizen Video Audits: Know Their Rights...And Yours

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Public Has No Right to Record Officers on Duty

The ruling is only applicable in the Eighth Circuit, which encompasses: the Eastern District of Arkansas, the Western District of Arkansas, the Northern District of Iowa, the Southern District of Iowa, the District of Minnesota, the Eastern District of Missouri, the Western District of Missouri, the District of Nebraska, the District of North Dakota, and the District of South Dakota.

August 11, 2017

Baltimore Officers Being Sued by Vegetarians

Judge: NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin also called for an independent monitor to oversee major changes to the policy including training, supervision, monitoring, and discipline.

August 12, 2013

SCOTUS Orders Release of 9,600 Calif. Inmates

In a major setback for Gov. Jerry Brown, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to block a court order that he release 9,600 inmates from state prisons, moving California a step closer to relocating or freeing those prisoners by the end of the year.

August 5, 2013

Video: Texas Trooper Fired for Roadside Cavity Search

Police Shooting Ruled Justified in Oakland Lawsuit

Officers Eriberto Perez-Angeles and Omar Daza-Quiroz smiled and hugged their attorneys after a jury in U.S. District Court in Oakland, after deliberating for less than a day, ruled that they had not used unreasonable force against Derrick Jones, 37, when they shot and killed him in November 2010.

April 2, 2013

Video: NYPD Cop Calls Teen 'F**king Mutt' During Stop-and-Frisk
SCOTUS Won't Review Police TASER Use

SCOTUS Won't Review Police TASER Use

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to consider the cases of two women who claimed officers violated their civil rights when they used TASERs on them. The justices rejected the two appeals from the Ninth Circuit Court at a May 24 conference.

May 29, 2012

Friendly Fire Widow Sues City, Late Husband's Fellow Officer

The suit by Samantha Jones, the widow of former Officer Jerry Jones, alleges her husband's civil rights were violated, when he was shot while several officers pursued Brian Good, who had attempted to run over his girlfriend with his vehicle.

September 12, 2011

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