police civil rights violations

Justice Department Statement Supports Mannie Garcia's Federal …
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WASHINGTON, DC (March 4, 2013) – The U.S. Department of Justice has just filed a Statement of Interest in the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by photojournalist Mannie Garcia against Montgomery County, MD, police and prosecutors … and 14th Amendment rights to peacefully photograph police as they are performing their official duties in a public […]

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Why Civil Rights Matter in Policing | Police Studies Online | Eastern …
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Police officers should care about civil rights for both pragmatic and ethical reasons. As practical matters, a violation of a suspected perpetrator's civil rights can invalidate the arrest and/or cause the case to be dismissed when it …

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Man files lawsuit against Nelsonville police claiming brutality
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In the lawsuit filed in federal court in Cincinnati on Tuesday, Dennis Lehman of Athens accuses officers Duane Covert and Alex Brown of violating his civil rights and using excessive force. The lawsuit seeks $250,000. Covert said yesterday that he …

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FBI investigating whether Millvale police violated civil rights in Taser incident
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Kochamba said the investigation will focus on whether police committed civil rights violations on Sept. 21, when they shocked Thomas Jason Smith, 27, of Millvale. She said an initial assessment of the incident has found enough evidence to warrant the …

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Lawsuit Alleges Wildwood Police Violated Civil Rights
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Wildwood resident Steven Elliot filed a lawsuit against a St. Louis County Police-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officer, indicating his civil rights were violated. Due to Wildwood's contract with the St. Louis County Police Department for police services …

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NYC Sued for Systematic Civil Rights Violations During Occupy …
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A federal lawsuit alleges that the New York Police Department committed widespread violations of free speech and free assembly in order to deter and retaliate against Occupy Wall Street protesters.

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Former Memphis Police Officer Sentenced to 84 Months for Civil …
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MEMPHIS TN Feb 6 2013—Melvin Victor Robinson, 32, a former Memphis Police officer, was sentenced today to 84 months in federal prison following his guilty plea to civil rights violations and attempting to possess 10 …

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The Denver Police Department's History and Culture of Police …
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Today the NAACP urged the City and County of Denver to discipline the officers involved in the brutal beating of Al.

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Immigration rights, civil-rights suit settled for $100,000
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EL PASO — A federal lawsuit claiming that Otero County, N.M., sheriff's deputies were involved in racial profiling, unlawful stops and other civil-rights violations while targeting undocumented immigrants in Chaparral has been …

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