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Austin Officer Charged with Murder Over On-Duty Shooting
Chauvin Now Facing Third-Degree Murder Charge

Chauvin Now Facing Third-Degree Murder Charge

The decision was a victory for prosecutors who had sought to re-add the charge against Derek Chauvin, the officer filmed with his knee on George Floyd’s neck during an arrest last May. He is already charged with second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the Floyd's death.

March 11, 2021

Family of Man who Died After Arrest Sues Rochester, Individual Officers

Family of Man who Died After Arrest Sues Rochester, Individual Officers

In a 27-page complaint, the family says that Daniel Prude's death, and alleged attempts by the department and city officials to later cover it up, violated his constitutional rights protecting against unreasonable search and seizure. Officials also failed to adequately respond to his medical condition, the complaint states.

March 10, 2021

Democratic Leaders in Congress Pushing for End of Qualified Immunity
L.A. County DA Gascón Hires Cop Hating Public Defender as High-Ranking Prosecutor

L.A. County DA Gascón Hires Cop Hating Public Defender as High-Ranking Prosecutor

The Los Angeles Police Protective League issued a statement on the hiring that reads in part: "Once again, Gascón is thumbing his nose at crime victims by hiring someone who wants to abolish prisons, defund public safety, and who has expressed outright hatred toward police officers. ...do we really need criminal defense attorneys on both sides of the aisle?"

February 25, 2021

Family of Slain Washington Deputy Sues County, Claims Lack of Backup

Family of Slain Washington Deputy Sues County, Claims Lack of Backup

“Pierce County knowingly put Deputy McCartney in the untenable position of responding without any immediate back-up,” part of the lawsuit said. “But for Pierce County’s failure to properly staff and train its deputies, Daniel McCartney would likely still be alive.”

February 16, 2021

Ice Cream Makers Launch Campaign to Make It Easier to Sue Police

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