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Louisiana to Become First State Where Police Superiority is Codified into Law

Originally posted on United States Hypocrisy:
In the wake of yesterday’s acquittal of one of the police officers in Baltimore, Maryland involved in the slaying of Freddie Gray and the non-indictment of another officer in Austin, Texas who shot and…

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What really happened … #FreddieGray

A Defining Moment for The Real News Published on Dec 11, 2015 Paul Jay stresses the importance of the Real News coverage of the protests against the murder of Freddie Gray and the police and National Guard violation of people’s … Continue reading

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@Pitbull: show us your copy of #LoveFL contract

Really Rick Scott? Secret Contract Payoff to Rap-Star Pitbull With Taxpayer Money   … blacking out a public contract with the state is a blatant violation of  Florida’s open records law (the “Sunshine Law”).  However, since the Rick Scott administration has shown … Continue reading

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Confusing @FL_Corrections press release – was there an arrest, or not?

If Phillip Alderman looks like a kid to you, it’s because he is a kid – he’ll turn 19 next month. He was apparently gassed, dragged and thrown by corrections officer Adrian Hill without provocation, for which Hill was terminated … Continue reading

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… with liberty and justice, for some

Court Rules Police No Longer Have to Release Information about Corrupt Cops to the Public | The Free Thought Project Maryland — In a damning blow to transparency, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that information related to police misconduct … Continue reading

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Iowa officer will do time for kicking accident victim in the head, but …

400-Pound Iowa Cop Sentenced for Brutally Kicking A Man Suffering from a Seizure in the Head | TruthVoice The trial’s prosecuting attorney, Nicholas Klinefeldt, hopes the sentence will act as a deterrent for future cases of police brutality. Klinefeldt recommended … Continue reading

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How many #ExcessiveForce tabs should taxpayers pick up?

San Bernardino County to pay $650,000 after deputies beat horse pursuit suspect – LA Times “This agreement is a fair outcome for everyone involved, including taxpayers.” In approving the action, the county acknowledged no wrongdoing. via San Bernardino County to … Continue reading

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