Police murders and the criminalization of protest in America
www.wsws.org

Less than two weeks later, the killing of two New York City police officers by a mentally unstable man were seized upon by the entire state apparatus, from the local to the federal level, to circle the wagons around the corrupt and hated New York …

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SPD chief orders review of officer's conduct in golf club incident
www.king5.com

This isn't transparency. This woman shouldn't be a cop if her honesty is in question. Seattle continues to be held hostage by this proven corrupt police department who continues to get away with the crimes they commit against the people. Chief O'Toole …

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Sundance Film Review: 'Cop Car'
variety.com

Maybe it wasn't such a great idea for Kevin Bacon's corrupt small-town sheriff to leave the keys inside his unlocked patrol car. And maybe he should have thought twice before tossing his gunbelt in the backseat and stuffing a beaten-and-bound criminal …

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Casting Net: James Franco to direct, star in Steinbeck adapation 'In Dubious …
www.ew.com

Production is scheduled to begin in mid-March. [TheWrap]; Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan will be starring in the Open Roads action thriller Sleepless Night. The film revolves around Vincent Downs (Foxx), a seemingly corrupt Las Vegas cop, whose son …

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Marijuana Arrests Drop 75% In New York City
www.theweedblog.com

That led to outcries from the marijuana reform movement and civil rights activists, which then led to New York City reforming its marijuana laws. … After a mid-November turn toward violations and summonses instead of misdemeanor arrests for carrying …

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Police Violence in America: Police Shoot and Kill Two Teenage Girls within Two …
www.globalresearch.ca

The Public Defender's Office has noted that officer Stansbury was the subject of a 2013 federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a black SFPD officer alleging racial profiling. … “I was challenging him, telling him that you know that I know that I did …

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ISU faces federal inquiry on sexual violence cases
www.desmoinesregister.com

Police chief finalists meet the community ….. Iowa State officials have turned over thousands of documents to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights about the female student's case and prior reports of sexual violence, school …

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Family of Ramarley Graham settle suit with city for $3.9M
www.nydailynews.com

The settlement comes amid an ongoing federal investigation by Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara into possible civil rights violations against the NYPD cops involved in the Feb. 2, 2012 fatal shooting. Officer Richard Haste, who fired the fatal shot …

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The Pirate Bay is back online after nearly 2 months of downtime
mashable.com

Nearly two months after it went offline following a police raid in Sweden, torrent-indexing site The Pirate Bay is back online. The comeback is hardly surprising. Following a period of complete unavailability, the site was resurrected in December, with …

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