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New defendants include York County, police chief in alleged police abuse case
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The lawyers responsible for filing civil lawsuits against several Springettsbury Township Police Officers for alleged police brutality have added the police chief and York County to the list of defendants being sued. The attorneys representing the …

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City Attorney: Etherly Agrees to 'Dispositional Continuance' In Hit-and-Run Case
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Mills goes on to say that "If [Etherly] fails to comply, the court will read the police report and find him guilty, with our sentence recommendation at that point being 364 days on the Hit and Run Bicyclist with 359 suspended and a $5,000 fine with $4 …

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COP Toons' Raises Questions of Appropriate Use of Social Media by Baltimore …
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While police initially told Chapman to stay behind the driver's wheel, they later saw him moving inside his car, which prompted officers to issue a profanity-laced warning immediately followed by an order to exit the vehicle and sit on the sidewalk …

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Tentative NY budget deal touches rich and poor
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—Limitations on the New York City Police Department's practice of "stop and frisk," which supporters say cuts down on crime and opponents call a violation of civil rights. Cuomo has sought to limit this practice by decriminalizing small amounts of …

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NYPD Shooting Victim Kimani Gray's Mom 'Not Pleased' with DA Investigation
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After an hourlong meeting with Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes' office, Gray stood alongside City Councilman Charles Barron as Barron asked why the cops were still on the force when they had several civil rights suits against them. Officers Jovaniel Cordova …

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New York budget deal reached; minimum wage would rise
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—Limitations on the New York City Police Department's practice of “stop and frisk,” which supporters say cuts down on crime and opponents call a violation of civil rights. Cuomo has sought to limit this practice by de-criminalizing small amounts of …

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A Roadmap for Fighting Racism
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On this day in 1960, white police officers in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire on a peaceful anti-apartheid demonstration killing 69 black South African protestors. To mark the solemn occasion of what came to be … So today, the ACLU joins the U …

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Komp- Laint Dept. Why. I Hate. Graffiti
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During the gruesome Giuliani administration, dictatorial and heartless to the bone, I once witnessed two cops roughly shove a man out of the subway… at the City Hall station of all places. The man, who was older, …. "Stop choking me"? Or "Don't …

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New York Feels the Blowback as Puerto Rico is Battered by Drugs and Brazen …
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Pesquera's police force is outgunned and overmatched. To make matters worse, rampant corruption and civil rights violations dog the department, which, at 17,000 employees, is the second biggest in the nation. Whether because of these doubts or the …

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