November 17, 2019

Category: Police Brutality News

US: Detective broke ranks, helped expose brutality cover up

US: Detective broke ranks, helped expose brutality cover up Written by By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press For more than a year after a Long Island police chief slugged a handcuffed man who stole sex toys and other items from his department SUV, federal investigators found themselves up against a blue wall of silence – […]

Dozens blinded by police shots in Chile protests

Dozens blinded by police shots in Chile protests 1 / 5 Student Carlos Vivanco lost the sight in his left eye during protests in Chile Student Carlos Vivanco lost the sight in his left eye during protests in Chile (AFP Photo/CLAUDIO REYES) Santiago (AFP) – Running away as shots rang out, Carlos Vivanco turned to […]

Minneapolis should consider roles beyond police department …

Minneapolis should consider roles beyond police department … The city of Minneapolis should consider expanding the roles of counselors, traffic officers and community service patrols in certain low-risk 911 calls, according to a group tasked with finding alternatives to police involvement in some emergency responses. The city’s 911/Police Department made up of city officials and […]

Lawyer wants to drop Easton police brutality case over …

Lawyer wants to drop Easton police brutality case over … The attorney representing a man suing the Easton Police Department over brutality allegations says he needs to drop the case over “professional considerations.” Attorney Robert Goldman filed court papers last month that say his continued representation of Jermaine Newsome will force him to violate the […]

‘We’re Just So Angry’: Australians Protest Police Killing …

‘We’re Just So Angry’: Australians Protest Police Killing … SYDNEY, Australia — Thousands of Australians have taken to the streets this week to protest the police killing of an Aboriginal teenager in a remote community, a case that has added fuel to long-simmering anger over the government’s behavior toward the country’s Indigenous people. On Wednesday, […]

Hong Kong Police Claim Protesters Have Moved ‘One Step …

Hong Kong Police Claim Protesters Have Moved ‘One Step … Hong Kong police issued a warning Thursday to pro-democracy protesters, saying they have moved “one step closer to terrorism” after engulfing the city in violent demonstrations against police, especially on university campuses. “Their acts are another step closer to terrorism,” police spokesman Tse Chun-chung said […]

Another Case of Alleged Police Brutality in Belize City …

Another Case of Alleged Police Brutality in Belize City … [unable to retrieve full-text content] Another Case of Alleged Police Brutality in Belize City. A News Five team was doing its job at the Mahogany Street police station today when our crew came under attack. It happened when a witness was … Published at Wed, […]

Three officers in JKUAT brutality identified as DPP …

Three officers in JKUAT brutality identified as DPP … Three of the four police officers who attacked a Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) student have been exposed. Yesterday, a parade was conducted at Juja Police Station where the officers were picked out and named by their employer, the National Police Service Commission […]

Police official warns Hong Kong is on ‘brink of a total …

Police official warns Hong Kong is on ‘brink of a total … Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong paralyzed parts of the semi-autonomous financial hub for a third day Wednesday – as a senior police official declared that the territory was on the “brink of a total breakdown.” Rampaging residents stepped up a “blossom everywhere” campaign […]

Amnesty International asks Kenya to act on JKUAT police …

Amnesty International asks Kenya to act on JKUAT police … A human rights body has urged Kenyan authorities to investigate the brutality meted on university students protesting over increased insecurity. Amnesty International Kenya called for changes in methods used to restore calm in universities saying that the approach should break the cycle of violent policing […]