police abuse

Chicago Police Misconduct Settlements Surge As The City Pays Out Millions In …
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That's on top of the more than $32 million aldermen signed off on weeks ago in two police misconduct cases. With three more lawsuits stemming from one of the most shameful chapters in the department's history – the torture of murder suspects by …

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Police should not abuse law: Mthethwa
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“We condemn any act of police brutality, as such incidents are not what we want to see, or want to become accustomed to in a democracy that is bound by the rule of law and where we have many dedicated police officers who continue to serve with …

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Australia police bust child sex abuse ring
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The operation began in January when a number of people were identified by the AFP using a file-sharing network that contained images of children of different ages being sexually abused. Police are now sifting through thousands of images, with 26 hard …

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Seattle Cop Block chapter opened, hundreds plan to march against police abuse
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Cop Block is an organization that participates in and advocates filming the police in order to promote accountability and document police misconduct. In the Cop Block release, Seattle activist Tim Sage had this to say: "Police transparency is a vital …

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Allegations of Police Abuse in Canada
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The long-standing controversy over police treatment of female aboriginal victims of violence has taken yet another turn with a new report by Human Rights Watch, which alleges widespread abuse of indigenous women in British Columbia by members of the …

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Report: UK police had intelligence records linking Jimmy Savile to sex abuse …
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LONDON – An independent report into how British police handled allegations against disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile said Tuesday that police held records that connected him to sexual abuse as early as 1964, but failed to carry out an …

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Police: Boyfriend abused boys, mom permitted it
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MOUNT AUBURN MOUNT AUBURN MOUNT AUBURN MOUNT AU — Cincinnati police say a man beat his girlfriend's young children so severely, they had to be hospitalized. Their mother was charged with permitting the alleged abuse. Todd Napier, 22, and …

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City settles 3 more lawsuits in cases of police abuse, wrongdoing
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel set aside $27.3 million to settle lawsuits against the city for all of 2013. He's already spent nearly twice that much just to settle cases stemming from allegations of police abuse and wrongdoing. The City Council's Finance …

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In Post-Revolution Egypt, Fears Of Police Abuse Deepening
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The police were all-powerful under Mubarak, and their widespread brutalities provided fuel for the uprising. But two years after the revolt, there's been no reform, and in fact the abuse has only worsened, says Karim Medhat Ennarah of the Egyptian …

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