police violate civil rights

Glendale, Ariz., Police Become Enforcers of ATF Gun Control
www.thenewamerican.com

This despite the that that under the U.S. Constitution: 1) "the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed," the federal governmnet has no authority to subsidize, control, or interfer with local police. … Not only does this …

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Year after investigation into Evangeline parish law enforcement, still unclear …
theadvocate.com

The Evangeline Parish probe isn't a criminal investigation, but a civil look at the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office and Ville Platte Police Department's “patterns and practices,” essentially whether officers routinely violate citizens' civil rights …

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Man shot in wrist after refusing to leave restaurant
www.krdo.com

A man who was asked to leave a McDonalds restaurant in Aurora was shot in the wrist by police after he was confronted by officers. Aurora police say the man had been loitering in the restaurant on Sunday and showed an employee a gun when he was …

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Cradduck pleads no contest; gets probation
www.arkansasonline.com

The three are suing for violation of their rights to free speech and association along with civil rights. The lawsuit also claims there was a violation of the Arkansas Whistle Blowers Act because Cradduck's behavior was in retaliation for the women …

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Tampa activists say feds' biking-while-black report is a start, but they want more
www.tampabay.com

And because of that, they want another Justice Department investigation — one focused on civil rights — plus changes to the city's new Citizens Review Board for police. Saturday's event in Tampa Heights was hosted by the Arthur Green Jr. Memorial …

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Santa Clara settleA federal civil rights suit alleging police illegally …
www.orovillemr.com

SANTA CLARA — The city will pay nearly $500,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging police illegally searched a Muslim family's home two times, among other violations. The Santa Clara City Council approved the settlement in a closed …

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Oklahoma Court: Making an Unconscious Victim Perform Oral Sex Isn't Sexual Assault
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The decision rests on multiple retrograde, largely rejected notions of rape: that oral rape is less serious than vaginal or anal rape, that it's not rape if a victim doesn't fight back, and that intoxicated victims are untrustworthy and responsible for …

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South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime
photographyisnotacrime.com

… my First Amendment rights twice, I welcomed them to violate those rights if they wanted to become defendant in a civil rights suit. But they scurried away like cockroaches before I could even set up. Fortunately, not every officer on the Homestead …

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Mendham Twp. police chief has resigned
www.dailyrecord.com

The lawsuit seeks compensatory and punitive damages for alleged civil rights violations, hostile work environment, defamation and slander by Upchurch, breach of duty of supervision and control and other claims. Upchurch resigned from the township on …

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