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The Move Toward Federalization Of Police

The agenda to consolidate federal authority over local law enforcement dates back decades, but lets get you up to speed on what has occurred in just the last several years. In 2011 the consolidation of police departments to regional agencies became commonplace as budget cuts and funding was blamed for the cause of this merging of local forces into one ...

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Secret Spy Court Denied Zero Federal Requests For Surveillance In 2015

Proving that the secretive U.S. Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court is nothing more than a rubber stamp for the government’s spying apparatus, a new Justice Dept. document shows that every single federal request for surveillance made in 2015 was approved. Lauded by officials as an adequate check on snooping powers, the FISA court is a U.S. federal court established and authorized under ...

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Records Supervisor Claims Albuquerque Cops Illegally Altered, Deleted Shooting Videos

The former records supervisor of the Albuquerque police department is claiming in a sworn affidavit that officers illegally deleted and altered videos of shootings and other controversial incidents. According to the nine page affidavit, created by Reynaldo Chavez, one of the incidents in question involved the deadly April 2014 shooting of 19-year-old Mary Hawkes, who was suspected of stealing a car. Chavez ...

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Woman Says Baby Died In Jail Cell After Guards Refused Her Medical Care For Labor

A Wisconsin woman is claiming that her requests for medical help were ignored when she went into labor while she was an inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail in July. According to a notice of claim filed against the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Shadé Swayzer was almost nine months pregnant when serving a sentence for a probation violation in a special ...

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Woman Dies Serving 30 Day Jail Sentence After Medical Requests Ignored Lawsuit Says

A young Michigan woman serving a 30 day sentence at the Macomb County jail died after guards and medical staff ignored her repeated requests for help, a federal lawsuit says. Thirty-seven-year-old Jennifer Meyers was sent to jail because she was behind on child support and died 12 days latter of sepsis from a virus that left her immobilized inside her cell unable to ...

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Split Verdict For Cop Accussed Of Having Sex With Underage Informant

A former Pennsylvania cop alleged to have had sex with an underage, confidential informant faces only nine months in jail after a jury returned a split verdict on Wednesday. Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese, was accused last year of accepting sexual favors from a girl in exchange for him not filing drug charges against her. She was 15-years-old when she first met the officer during a ...

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