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Stop-and-Frisk Class-Action Lawsuit Gains Brooklyn Lawmakers' Support
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The time has come to end this injustice before it ruins another generation's relationship with the police.” Stop-and-frisk practices have been long-criticized and rejected as a violation of the basic civil rights of New Yorkers, particularly those of …

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Brothers charged in church desecration
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… in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony, malicious damage to real property, larceny over $250, a civil rights violation, destruction of a place of worship over $5,000 and a hate crime, causing property damage to intimidate, according to …

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NYPD Spent 1 Million Hours Making 440000 Marijuana Possession Arrests Over …
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The Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Arrest Research Project, pro-drug law reform groups that commissioned the report, said its findings show a "huge waste" of police resources. "We cannot afford to continue arresting tens of thousands of youth …

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Fair Lawn Police Department promotions at council meeting tonight
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In his lawsuit, Kneer alleged age discrimination, harassment, retaliation, aiding and abetting discrimination, violation of civil rights and promotional rights. He is seeking compensatory, incidental and punitive damages, lost earnings, back and front …

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Zimbabwe: End Police Crackdown on Civil Society
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“Police harassment and arrests of civil society activists has worsened as elections get closer,” said Tiseke Kasambala, Africa advocacy director at Human Rights Watch. “The government needs to stop this police abuse of power and hold those responsible …

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Blasts Kill Scores in Iraq on 10th Anniversary of US-Led Invasion
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During his tenure at the Justice Department, he opened a record number of investigations into civil rights abuses by local police, including a racial-profiling suit against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. But his nomination comes on the heels of an …

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Civil rights lawsuit against New London police, city moves forward
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New London – A federal civil rights lawsuit brought by city resident Lance Goode against former New London police officer Roger Newton, five other officers and the city is going forward. Goode is suing the police for allegedly planting drugs on him on …

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Officers Who Killed Kimani Gray Have Been Sued Repeatedly For Civil Rights …
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… the initially unnamed officers, Jovaniel Cordova (pictured below left) and Sergeant Mourad Mourad (pictured below), cost the New York Police Department hundreds of thousands of dollars due to previous civil rights violations, according to the New …

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Civil rights enforcer Thomas Perez is Labor nominee, took on Cleveland police
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He launched a record number of investigations into civil rights abuses and other misconduct at local police departments around the country. That includes a lawsuit last year accusing the office of law-and-order Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio of racially …

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