police civil rights violations

Police say dashboard cameras a 'vital' tool when assessing misconduct claims
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A couple of months ago, a woman who was stopped for an alleged routine traffic violation wrote a letter to the governor complaining about the state police trooper's behavior. She wrote that he was rude and used foul language, that he made her children …

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Long Island Civil Rights Attorney | Wrongful Arrest and Police …
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When the police use more force than is required such force may give rise to a Civil Rights case. Additionally, when the police arrest you without probable cause, you may also have a basis to sue for a Civil Rights violation.

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Markham Deputy Police Chief Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse
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CHICAGO — The former deputy police chief in south suburban Markham was arrested today after being charged in a federal indictment with violating the civil rights of a victim through acts that included aggravated sexual …

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Davis Family Asks Justice Dept. to Investigate Shooting
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The family of Sammy Davis Jr. wants the U.S. Justice Dept. to investigate his fatal shooting by a Macon police officer. Family members today held a news conference … She says his civil–rights were violated. Former mayor C. Jack Ellis, who's also …

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Police no longer belonged to the corporation
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A second policeman, Frank Carter Williams, has just been sentenced by a federal judge, for violating the civil rights of a citizen arrested. Carter, was on administrative leave since May 29, then he resigned from the corporation. He went to trial for …

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Int'l. community must pressure US to end violation of human rights: Dr. Randy …
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An American human rights activist says that the international community should stop the US' human rights violations against its African-American society. The comments come as the New York Police Department (NYPD) has declared a state of emergency in …

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Student charges civil rights violation
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Lowe's complaint stated the police officer told them to stop their public display of affection because “other people were getting offended,” and the couple was being “inappropriate and disruptive.” He also wrote the officer said the couple was …

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Ellis, Gibson, Davis family request civil rights investigation into Kroger …
www.macon.com

… Ellis, City Councilman Henry Gibson and Cheryl Davis are requesting a probe by the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division to determine whether Sammie Davis Jr.'s rights were violated during his encounter with Macon police officer Clayton …

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Mayor's Office defends Albuquerque police
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In November, the U.S. Department of Justice announced an investigation into whether APD has a pattern of violating people's civil rights, specifically through officers' use of force, and whether department brass sufficiently polices officers. Crime in …

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