Tag: law enforcement

The Pandemic-Era Rebrand of Family Separation

Maritza said that’s not what she was told. Before showing her the form, she said, ICE agents asked her for the name and address of a relative in the U.S. who could act as a sponsor. (Attorneys said most people in the Dilley detention center already have some relatives in the States.) Maritza answered the […]

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We Don’t Need Cops to Enforce Traffic Laws

The protests after George Floyd’s killing have sparked a national debate about how to reduce police power and hold officers responsible for their actions. These proposals have ranged from defunding and abolishing the police to, in the case of presumed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, give police $300 million more for “community policing.” Regardless of […]

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Don Cheadle Discusses His Experiences With Law Enforcement During Conversation About Race in America

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Actor Don Cheadle appeared on NBC News and NBCBLK’s Can You Hear Us Now? broadcast, a special dedicated to spurring conversations about race in America and what we can do to enact progress. The broadcast, hosted by MSNBC’s Trymaine Lee, also featured New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, co-founder of […]

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Curfews Imposed and National Guard Deployed to Keep to Bring Order to Nationwide Protests. Spoiler Alert: It Didn’t Work

Protesters are detained by police before being arrested for a curfew violation in the Hollywood area while peacefully demonstrating over George Floyd’s death on June 1, 2020, in Los Angeles.Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) Nationwide protests calling for the valuing of black lives have filled our news feeds with stories of chaos and civil unrest […]

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Curfews Imposed and National Guard Deployed to Bring Order to Nationwide Protests. Spoiler Alert: It Didn’t Work

Protesters are detained by police before being arrested for a curfew violation in the Hollywood area while peacefully demonstrating over George Floyd’s death on June 1, 2020, in Los Angeles.Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) Nationwide protests calling for the valuing of black lives have filled our news feeds with stories of chaos and civil unrest […]

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Here Comes the Heat…

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A Lot Happened in the Ahmaud Arbery Case Over the Weekend

Two months before Ahmaud Arbery was chased down by Gregory and Travis McMichael and killed in their south Georgia neighborhood, a local cop had told a nearby homeowner that he could rely on Gregory for help with any trespassers on his under-construction property. Glynn County police officer Robert Rash texted property owner Larry English last […]

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Alabama Sheriffs Are Refusing to Enforce Governor’s ‘Safer at Home’ Order

Screenshot: Gov. Kay Ivey announces “Safer at Home” order at press conference on April 28. WAFF 48 (YouTube) Alabama sheriffs are responding to the state’s order to keep establishments such as dine-in restaurants and churches closed by…refusing to do their jobs. Advertisement According to AL.com, Republican sheriffs in several Alabama counties have said they will […]

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Study Finds That ICE Places African and Caribbean Immigrants in Solitary Confinement More Often Than Non-Black Immigrants

Photo: John Moore (Getty Images) A new study reveals that U.S. law enforcement isn’t only disproportionately harsh when dealing with black Americans, but that our Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is similarly biased in their treatment of African and Caribbean immigrants. Advertisement According to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, researchers found that ICE detainees […]

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Will Considering a Cough an Act of Terrorism Make Us Any Safer During a Pandemic?

Photo: SAUL LOEB (AFP via Getty Images) If you spend any time on the internet, chances are you’ve come across a video of some idiot, responding to widespread fear and anxiety about the coronavirus, acting a damn fool: licking food or drinking from containers on grocery store shelves, coughing on essential workers, or loudly proclaiming […]

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Man Allegedly Teaches Dog to Drive During High-speed Pursuit

<img data-attachment-id="1716090" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/man-allegedly-teaches-dog-to-drive-during-high-speed-pursuit/shutterstock_2185519/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="dog in car pit bull" data-image-description=" Andrew Williams/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1716090″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/shutterstock_2185519.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A man was arrested Sunday after leading Washington State law enforcement on a high-speed […]

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The Police Knew Her. She Says They Still Didn’t Care She Was Raped.

Clarice Hardy couldn’t remember much about that night in March 2017, except that she felt “woozy” at the local bar where she had been hanging out. She didn’t know how she got home, just that she got there. She would only learn that she had been sexually assaulted the next day, when friends told her […]

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D.C. Police Institute New Policy to Stop Handcuffing Children Under 12. Because, Duh!

Screenshot: WUSA9 (YouTube) The D.C. Police Department is showing us a shred of decency and common sense often found lacking in law enforcement. They’re not doing anything extra praiseworthy like freeing and expunging non-violent convicts or storming the White House lawn to arrest Trump because they don’t need no stinking charges or legal precedent. Nope, […]

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Pit bull rescued from dog fighting ring joins North Carolina sheriff’s office as K-9

× Pit bull rescued from dog fighting ring joins North Carolina sheriff’s office as K-9 CRAVEN Co., N.C. (WJW) — An adorable pit bull named Nibbles is getting a second chance at life thanks to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office. According to the sheriff’s office, he’s joining the K-9 division where he’ll help with their “fight against […]

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Apple’s iCloud backups are unencrypted due to law enforcement pressure

(Reuters) — Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The tech giant’s reversal, about two years ago, has not previously been reported. It shows how much […]

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