Cop who fatally shot Tamir Rice hired by Ohio police department

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Source: The Hill Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who came under public scrutiny after he fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, has reportedly been hired by another police department in Ohio. Bellaire Police Chief Richard “Dick” Flanagan confirmed to The Times Leader that his police department hired Loehmann as one of two new part-time police officers …

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We gathered data on every confirmed, line-of-duty police killing of a civilian in 2014 and 2015. Here’s what we found.

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Source: The Washington Post The killings of young, often unarmed black men by white police officers have been heatedly discussed in recent years. Since Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson, Mo., in 2014, which amplified the Black Lives Matter movement that began after Trayvon Martin’s killing in Florida, killings by police of young black men have …

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When cops become robbers

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Source:  BBC Inside one of America’s most corrupt police squads Parts of this story are reconstructed from trial testimony, evidence and publicly available records. It contains strong language throughout. Four vehicles fly down a darkened, rain-soaked street. It’s summertime, nearly midnight in downtown Baltimore. The lead car, a white Chevrolet, is driven by a 34-year-old …

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Baton Rouge cops involved in Alton Sterling death will not face state charges

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Source: DailyNews  TERENCE CULLEN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 1:23 PM Two Baton Rouge cops will not be charged with the July 2016 killing of Alton Sterling outside a convenience store that provoked outrage and nationwide protests, the state’s top prosecutor said Tuesday. “This decision was not taken lightly,” Louisiana Attorney …

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Prosecutors will seek death penalty for gang member accused of killing Whittier cop

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Source: MSN Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against an admitted gang member accused of killing his cousin before fatally shooting one Whittier police officer and wounding another, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced Friday. Michael C. Mejia, 27, a convicted felon with a history of drug possession and violent criminal activity, is …

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Law Enforcement Use of Face Recognition Systems Threatens Civil Liberties, Disproportionately Affects People of Color: EFF Report

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Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation San Francisco, California—Face recognition—fast becoming law enforcement’s surveillance tool of choice—is being implemented with little oversight or privacy protections, leading to faulty systems that will disproportionately impact people of color and may implicate innocent people for crimes they didn’t commit, says an Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) report released today. Face recognition is rapidly …

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Louisiana Police ARREST MOTHER . . . After ‘DRUNKEN’ OFFICER . . . Murders Her Daughter In ’94 MPH Car Accident’!!!!

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Source:  Media Takeout The Baton Rouge police are COMING after a woman . . . after a DRUNKEN officer MURDERED her one year old child. Yesterday the Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 20-year-old Brittany Stephens. Brittany was the driver of an SUV that was struck by an off-duty police officer who was traveling at 94 …

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