Category Archives: police violence

Another possible reason the DOJ is taking its time

When writing about why it’s taking so long, I forgot to bring up the unpleasant problem within our military and police. Before any major prosecutions can be launched, the DOJ and individual state and city governments need to identify and … Continue reading

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Police reform died in Congress. No biggie

From Harper’s Weekly Review: [T]he Los Angeles Police Department announced that it would no longer attempt to safely detonate explosives in residential neighborhoods; and the Minneapolis Police Department recommended the use of “Not-Reaching Pouches,” which store driver’s licenses and registration … Continue reading

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Bad cop/more bad cop

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Secretive, gang-like police cliques have attempted to recruit 16 percent of sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles, and documents released by the Brennan Center for Justice reveal that LAPD officers collect detainees’ Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook handles … Continue reading

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