Posts Tagged ‘Police Misconduct’

September 3rd, 2022 - 2:33 am § in Misc.

Mean adults kill a little girl’s pet goat for meat

“Last April, Jessica Long’s family bought a 4-month-old goat and took it to their Shasta County home, where Long’s young daughter named it Cedar, feeding and caring for it and bonding with it as she ‘would have bonded with a puppy,’ the Sacramento Bee says (read story here). [...]

September 2nd, 2022 - 11:10 pm § in Law and Courts

Police misconduct stories on 9/2/22

Case #1 “An East Tennessee law enforcer who bragged about the ‘tune-up gloves’ he wore when beating suspects to remind them ‘who the boss was” and shouted ‘I’m not sorry for what I’ve done’ when a judge convicted him of civil-rights abuses is headed to feder[...]

August 12th, 2022 - 4:46 pm § in Law and Courts

Detective pleads guilty to violating Breonna Taylor’s civil rights

Ex-Louisville police detective Kelly Goodlett (photo, left) has agreed to plead guilty to falsifying the search warrant that led to Breonna Taylor’s death, and testify against three other police defendants in the federal civil rights prosecution of those responsible for the black woman’s[...]

July 29th, 2022 - 12:53 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Rogue sheriff backs vote fraudsters, not election laws

At its heart, it’s a partisan stunt, but also a crime. Kinda like setting fire to a barn to “prove” an arsonist is on the loose. In Wisconsin, GOP activists fraudulently applied for absentee ballots using the names of prominent people, including the state assembly speaker, to ̶[...]

July 26th, 2022 - 12:26 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Cincinatti cop clarifies she doesn’t call all black people the N-word, only ones she doesn’t like

A Cincinnati police officer “caught on body camera letting loose a stream of expletives and racial slurs is defending herself by claiming she wasn’t referring to all African-Americans,” but only the 16-year-old who flipped her off. Officer Rose Valentino didn’t deny saying, &[...]

July 13th, 2022 - 6:34 pm § in Politics, Racism

No driver’s license needed with a White Privilege Card

Pulled over in Anchorage? No problem. With one of these … … you’re home free. (See story here.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

July 1st, 2022 - 9:17 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Update: Judge orders $100K bail for Pierce Co. sheriff still harassing black newspaper carrier

In May a lawyer for a black newspaper carrier victimized by Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer (photo, left) obtained an anti-harassment order against him (see story here), but Troyer allegedly violated the order on “multiple occasions,” and now a judge has ordered him to post $100,000 bail[...]

May 23rd, 2022 - 9:46 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Update: Pierce Co. sheriff slapped with anti-harassment order in black newspaper carrier case

A lawyer representing a black newspaper carrier victimized by Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer (photo, left) has filed an anti-harassment order against him, a Seattle TV station reported on Monday, May 23, 2022 (see story here). The order alleges Troyer “followed Sedrick Altheimer on several oc[...]

March 3rd, 2022 - 7:03 pm § in Law and Courts

Jury acquits cop of recklessness in Breonna Taylor case

“Former Louisville, Kentucky, police officer Brett Hankison was found not guilty on all counts Thursday after he was accused of endangering a couple and their 5-year-old son the night police raided Breonna Taylor’s apartment,” NBC News reported on Thursday, March 3, 2022 (story here). [...]

March 2nd, 2022 - 12:11 am § in Law and Courts, Politics

White police union boss fired for leaking false report against black city council member

Portland cop Brian Hunzeker (photo, left), who’s white, was out to get City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, who’s black (photo, below right). Hunzeker, president of Portland’s police union at the time, didn’t like Hardesty’s police reform efforts on the city council. So, [...]