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[09/09/17] All but one member of Baltimore (MD) gun task force indicted on federal racketeering charges

Justin Fenton reports that every officer who has worked in recent years on the gun trace task force faces federal racketeering charges except, Detective John Clewell. Justin Fenton reports that every officer who has worked in recent years on the gun trace task force faces federal racketeering charges except,

[09/12/17] Almost 40 Thunder Bay police investigations being reviewed by watchdog group

(CBC) Nearly 40 investigations by Thunder Bay police dating back to the 1990s are being scrutinized by Ontario's Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations of systemic discrimination in the local force. Gerry McNeilly, director of the civilian police watchdog

TIL The brutal interrogation tactics (known as the Reid Method) used to elicit confessions from Branden Dassey (Making a Murderer), Karen Boes (The Confession Tapes), Norfolk Four (The Confessions), and countless other false confessors, is standard protocol for U.S. police forces.

Finally, an exasperated detective says: “I’m just going to come out and ask you—who shot her in the head?” In Miranda v. Arizona, the Supreme Court identified the Reid Method as an engine for stripping suspects of their Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights. Fortunately, scientifically grounded methods are cropping

Gruesome Body Cam Catches Sadistic Cop Punch Handcuffed Man in His Genitals

An Evansville, Indiana police officer is recorded punching a suspect in his genitals after he's already peacefully surrendered and handcuffed. The encounter started when officers were serving an out-of-county warrant on a man in August at the Arrowhead Motel on North Fares Avenue. pic.twitter.com/MTUqeE0c0l As TFTP reviewed the body camera

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