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Tag Archives: Law Enforcement
By Yohuru Williams After Gavin Long’s attack on officers in Baton Rouge, Police Chief Carl Dabadie observed that police “are up against a force that is not playing by the rules.” I understand and share his anguish for the loss … Continue reading
By Jason Williamson Kirk McConer was arrested and jailed while talking to a friend outside a convenience store, where he had just purchased a soda. Tyrone Hightower was arrested and jailed after sitting in his car in the parking lot … Continue reading
By Alex S. Vitale President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing has released a long list of reforms to American policing, some of which, including independent police prosecutions and dramatically scaling back the role of police in schools, are … Continue reading
By John Hudson The FBI’s creeping advance into the world of counterterrorism is nothing new. But quietly and without notice, the agency has finally decided to make it official in one of its organizational fact sheets. Instead of declaring “law … Continue reading
By Gerry Smith Some American companies are still unwilling to report to law enforcement they have been hacked, a reluctance that is making it more difficult to combat cybercrime, a top federal prosecutor told The Huffington Post. Preet Bharara, the U.S. … Continue reading
David Simon, certified genius and creator of “The Wire,” shared his thoughts on the Zimmerman verdict fray with a short, pungent post on his site. The key graphs: If I were a person of color in Florida, I would pick … Continue reading
By Sari Horwitz The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings told the FBI that he and his brother initially considered committing suicide bombings and also planned attacking on the Fourth of July at Boston’s large celebration along the Charles … Continue reading
by Mark Memmott Breaking news on the Boston Police Department’s Twitter account: “Three additional suspects taken into custody in Marathon bombing case. Details to follow.” We’ll follow with more as NPR and other news outlets get additional information. Update at … Continue reading
This should be of great concern not just for African-Americans but all of us.Technology used improperly or without regard is very dangerous. Who guards the guardians? Blacks may bear brunt of new police data capture technology.
What a story!! Ms. Newman saw a potential abuse of power, made an inquiry after the person was arrested, and she gets arrested in turn. Where was the public service? If the arrest was following law and process why would the officers … Continue reading