Police State Punishment

Georgia Police: Captain Arrested for Trying to Have Sex With Young Boy

[ssba] A disturbing trend has seemed to emerge in the Untied States over the last few years. More and more police officers are being arrested and convicted in connection with child molestation crimes. There seems to be no reliable analytics that keep track of pedophile crimes by profession and police have consistently repeated a mantra that officers arrested for such ...

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Officer Gets 6 Months in Prison 3 Years After Dashcam Footage Shows Him Beating Handcuffed Man

[ssba] A Dallas police officer seen beating and pepper-spraying a handcuffed man during a February, 2011 arrest, was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail, Friday. Officer Quaitemes Williams, 29, was convicted in June of official oppression, which carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison, reports Dallas News. Williams’ defense counsel had asked state District Judge Michael ...

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Police Officer Spouses Charged in Murder of Daughters Boyfriend: Shot 19-Year-Old in the Street

[ssba] Two Tulsa, Oklahoma, police offers have been arrested for the murder of their teenage daughters boyfriend. Officer Shannon Kepler, 54, was charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Jeremy Lake, who he allegedly gunned down on a downtown sidewalk while he was walking with his 18-year-old daughter Lisa. Kepler’s wife Gina, 48,  who is also ...

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City of Albuquerque Agrees to Allow Feds Police their Police Dept. to Address Brutality Concerns

[ssba] If you were to ask the common, “everyday” American which United States Police Department is the most brutal, what do you think they’d say? The NYPD? Chicago Police? The LAPD? If you have been paying attention over the past couple of years, you may have a different answer: The Albuquerque Police Department in New Mexico. A federal investigation conducted ...

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Philadelphia Residents Slam Police Brutality at Justice Dept. Town Hall Meeting: 52 Dead in 2012 Alone

[ssba] Angry Philadelphia residents – most of them African American, including several mothers who said their sons had been unjustly shot by the police – met with a US Justice Department team Thursday. The two-hour long City Hall meeting was part of an investigation into the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of deadly force. The department itself recently launched a probe ...

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Arrested, Suspended: Philadelphia Police Officer Ran Teenage ‘Fight Club’

[ssba] A Philadelphia police officer was arrested, and “suspended with intent to dismiss” as part of an Internal Affairs/ District Attorney Investigation Tuesday, after being charged with assault and other crimes pertaining to her involvement in several fights involving teenage children. 35-year-old Tamika Gross, a seven-year veteran of the department, “encouraged and participated in fights between her children and other ...

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100s of Albuquerque Protestors Hold Mock Trial for Police Chief: Undercovers Infiltrate

[ssba] The Albuquerque, New Mexico Police Department has had 40 police shootings since 2010. 26 of them led to suspect deaths, prompting the United States Department of  Justice to issue a report critical of the agency’s use of force. Saturday, protesters petitioning for policy changes regarding the departments use of force employed a unique tactic. A mock trail of controversial ...

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Maryland Police Officer Convicted of Shooting Handcuffed Man in the Back

[ssba] A former Maryland police officer was convicted on charges of shooting an unarmed, handcuffed suspect who was running away from him in the back, on Tuesday. District Heights officer Johnnie Riley was found guilty of both first and second-degree assault as well as “the use of a handgun in the commission of a crime,” reports WJLA. According to court ...

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