A new report tallies up the amount of money paid out by Baltimore City taxpayers to settle police misconduct cases.
— Read on www.wbaltv.com/article/report-payout-baltimore-police-misconduct-cases/30733232
“It was emphasized that we needed to stop male Blacks. Those were the ones Tsachas wanted to go to jail,” former officer Pierre Maximilien’s sworn affidavit reads.
— Read on blavity.com/black-and-hispanic-nypd-officers-reveal-collars-for-dollars-arrest-quotas-in-discrimination-lawsuit-against-the-police-department
This is an interesting podcast. It is a nice discussion about Professor Cobbina’s book which I’m in the midst of completing.
I have a different reaction to the book than the author of the podcast.
Many people are obviously aware that this nation was founded on a system
of slavery, but what many people don’t know is that the origins of policing
in the United States can be traced to the institution of slavery.”
— Read on www.tinapp.org/episodes/handsup
California’s weak laws on police misconduct do almost nothing to stop convicted cops from carrying a badge.
— Read on www.mercurynews.com/2019/11/10/californias-criminal-cops-convicted-but-stay-on-the-job/
According to new research, reassigning police officers with a history of misconduct makes it more likely that their new peers will also misbehave.
— Read on www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/police-misconduct-peer-effects/
This report serves as another reminder that every day that NYC’s political leaders sidestep this issue, our so-called criminal justice system continues its abusive and discriminatory practices. It is a painful irony that the people targeted by “broken windows” policing make up the very constituency representing the political base of the city’s leaders proud to call themselves progressives……
Court records and interviews with former prosecutors show that internal assessments of police dishonesty are rarely memorialized, potentially violating the rights of people charged in criminal cases and sometimes keeping the records of bad cops clean.
— Read on theappeal.org/prosecutors-police-lies/