In gentrifying neighborhoods, residents say private patrols keep them safe
america.aljazeera.com

Oakland's police force, though, has its critics, too. The department has long been under fire for misconduct and constitutional violations. Following a decade of foot-dragging on reviewing excessive force complaints and complying with federally …

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Medford's top cop blasts OHA over medical pot regs
www.mailtribune.com

The city of Medford opposes the rules, said Deputy City Attorney Lori Cooper, because they are trumped by federal laws making marijuana illegal and they violate the local government home-rule provisions in the Oregon Constitution. Cooper said the rules …

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London, Ontario Boy Locked In Room, Suffering Malnutrition, Police Say
www.huffingtonpost.ca

… Ontario Boy Locked In Room, Ontario Boy Locked In Room, Canada News. LONDON, Ont. – Police say a 10-year-old boy has been found in filthy conditions in a locked bedroom at a London, Ont., home, where they allege he'd been held for up to two years.

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Americans have First Amendment right to film police, US appeals court rules
rt.com

… to stop filming or leave the area." "It is clearly established in this circuit that police officers cannot, consistently with the Constitution, prosecute citizens for violating wiretapping laws when they peacefully record a police officer …

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Cops who shot and killed fleeing driver didn't violate the Fourth Amendment …
www.abajournal.com

Rickard's daughter had contended the police officers violated the Constitution by using deadly force to stop the chase. Even if the officers were allowed to fire, she contended, the number of shots fired was excessive. Eight justices (all except for …

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Teacher at West Palm day care faces child abuse charges
www.palmbeachpost.com

A teacher at Apostolic Child Development Center, Inc., in West Palm Beach has been arrested on charges of child abuse. Zully Marilu Ruiz Yapan was charged by West Palm Beach Police after a cut was found in the mouth of a 1-year-old girl who had …

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Child abuse referrals to police up almost 50%, says NSPCC helpline
www.theguardian.com

"As a result of this we are able to recognise the most serious cases and are referring an unprecedented number of emotional neglect and abuse cases to children's services and the police." He said it was a positive step forward that the government had …

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A bizarre twist has Rogerson answering questions of murder
www.dailymercury.com.au

At the peak of his infamy he was probably Australia's most notoriously corrupt cop in a nation that had thrown up its fair share of bent police. He was a charismatic, charming old school copper who for years epitomised the public image of tough and …

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2 Bergen County cops acquitted of all charges in official misconduct case …
www.northjersey.com

After the verdict, Sciarra said that Molinelli's decision to pursue the case shows that he is “corrupt, and his corruption is now on display here, and that is his legacy.” “This was all Molinelli's mess. This was his quagmire,” Sciarra added. The …

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