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New officer training builds a foundation for communication and use of force
The overemphasis on officer safety is not adequately discussed.
The fact that the officer "feels threatened" should be insufficient for lethal force.
"Imminent danger" used to be the metric and we have apologetics and rationalizations to normalize lethal force.
Deffenbacher is part of the problem by conflating the two criteria.
violence  police.violence  law.enforcement  media 
8 weeks ago by po
Why the FBI Kept a 1,400-Page File on Einstein
The world-famous physicist was outspoken against racism, nationalism, and nuclear bombs, prompting deep suspicion from J. Edgar Hoover.
fbi  history  usa  government  police.misconduct  law.enforcement  fail  civil.rights 
december 2018 by po
Black man killed by cop during Alabama mall shooting had gun permit: father - National | Globalnews.ca
Twenty-one-year-old Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr. was fatally shot by a police officer responding to the Thanksgiving night shooting that wounded an 18-year-old and 12-year-old.

So much for the "good guy with a gun" theory.
police  police.violence  law.enforcement  fail  firearms  gun.violence  racism 
november 2018 by po
LAPD Officers Who Shot 103 Rounds at Two Innocent Women Violated Policy - The Atlantic
It took almost a year, but a civilians oversight board has finally decided that the eight Los Angeles Police Department officers who shot over 100 rounds at two innocent women were not acting in accordance with department policy.
police.misconduct  lapd  police.shooting  police.violence  police.oversight  government  law.enforcement  failboat 
november 2018 by po
Cop show Blue Bloods makes me cringe | Interrobang Magazine
Cop show Blue Bloods makes me cringe on Interrobang Magazine | Blue Bloods is a story of a cop family, the Reagans, in New York. And it’s a reasonably well…
propaganda  nypd  televsion  tv.series  police  law.enforcement  catholicism 
november 2018 by po
Stopped-and-Frisked: ‘For Being a F**king Mutt’ [VIDEO] | The Nation
An audio recording of a New York City police stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city’s young people of color in the NYPD's cross hairs.
nypd  corruption  police  law.enforcement 
november 2018 by po
Colorado Man Who Killed Naked Intruder Is Fatally Shot by the Police - The New York Times
The authorities say that Richard Black Jr. of Aurora may not have heard repeated orders to put down his gun.
police.killing  police.violence  firearms  law.enforcement  fail 
november 2018 by po
Security Guard Gets Killed By Police While Protecting Illinois Bar From Shooter
Jemel Roberson had apprehended a shooter at Manny's Blue Room Bar in Robbins, Illinois, when a cop fatally shot him outside the bar.
police.killing  police.violence  firearms  law.enforcement  fail 
november 2018 by po
The DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights — Quartz

However, she added: “I can tell you this—things are always being watched. It doesn’t matter if you’re driving down the street or visiting a friend, if government or law enforcement has a reason to set up surveillance, there’s great technology out there to do it.”
surveillance  government  surveillance.state  police  law.enforcement  infrastructure  civil.liberties  public.spaces  public.policy 
november 2018 by po
NIBN, the tool tracing guns used in US crimes, has a blindspot — Quartz

“Revolvers do not discharge cartridge casings,” he continued. “NIBIN works excellently for firearms that discharge cartridge casings through the ejection port. But revolvers? Lemme tell you something—they start getting keen, [crooks] will start using more revolvers.”
guns  firearms  ammunition  ballistics  forensics  spent.brass  databases  crime  law.enforcement 
october 2018 by po
Eugene police setting up surveillance trailers downtown - News - The Register-Guard - Eugene, OR

“The whole point of this is not trying to sneak up on people, as you can tell,” Skinner said. “They are (marked with decals) and branded and marketed to be ‘Eugene Police Department is in the area. We care about your safety. We’re going to keep an eye on things for you.’ And that’s exactly the message we are trying to send to people.”
panopticon  police  law.enforcement  oregon  surveillance.state 
october 2018 by po

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