The best sort of problem…
www.gulf-daily-news.com

Police corruption is endemic. Drug-related crime remains a scourge of the favelas and the main justification for a fortress mentality isolating the country's political and business elites. Yet the underlying trends are far more positive. A decade of …

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Central Mass. has deep ties to Bulger trial
www.telegram.com

To be sure, there were honest cops in all of those agencies trying to do something about it, but they always seemed to be the coyote — whose bugs and surveillances always seemed to be foiled — to Mr. Bulger's roadrunner. From the Lancaster … While …

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Red-light cameras reduce crashes in Baton Rouge, study says
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He said cities rely on traffic cameras to generate millions of dollars at the expense of due process rights. He noted that violations captured via traffic cameras are civil matters, because cameras cannot be used alone to convict someone of a criminal …

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US says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents
www.latimes.com

Civil rights attorney Connie Rice agreed, adding that it was gratifying that the Justice Department was able to expose the alleged misconduct. … Deputies commonly and improperly detained people in the back seat of their patrol cars — a tactic that …

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How much of a role have race, racism played in Zimmerman trial?
www.orlandosentinel.com

Corrine Brown helped persuade the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation to determine whether Zimmerman had violated Trayvon's civil rights. The agency has not announced its conclusions. Skin color a factor? The defense has been saying …

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Together Hindus and Muslims have to fight at any cost to save this nation: JIH VP
twocircles.net

Our civil rights are violated at every step; it can only stop if we protest against it and demand our rights. Can you elaborate on this violation of civil rights? The instances of arrests of innocent Muslim youths are increasing day by day. Police and …

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Feds should probe alleged LI police misconduct
www.newsday.com

The U.S. Justice Department has stepped in to determine whether James Burke, a high-ranking Suffolk County police official, violated the civil rights of a suspect the officer is alleged to have punched. A man arrested on charges of breaking into an …

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Newton's mayor, ex-chief battle over role in lawsuit
www.bostonglobe.com

Her lawsuit alleges that the mayor, Cummings, and several Police Department employees violated her civil rights and illegally retaliated against her by filing “false criminal charges” against her for speaking out. Mooney remained on paid leave until a …

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Black woman attacked by group of juveniles; police call assault a hate crime
www.redding.com

Red Bluff police are treating the assault as a hate crime and a civil–rights violation, Brown said. Police went to the field at 1146 First St. about 2:30 a.m. to contact the assault victim. She suffered head injuries and was treated and released at St …

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