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Abelove charged with felony perjury, official misconduct Rensselaer County DA under investigation for conduct in shooting probe

TROY — Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove was charged with felony perjury and two misdemeanor counts of official misconduct on Friday following a grand jury investigation into his controversial handling of the fatal police shooting of a DWI suspect. The Times Union reported last year that Abelove

Study: Militarization Makes Police More Violent

Earlier this year, a study conducted by researchers from Harvard, Stanford, Cincinnati, and Gardner-Webb concluded that the Pentagon’s 1033 weapons transfer program made participating departments more likely to engage in deadly violence. When asked to justify the push for militarization, many law enforcement agencies are quick to point to

pigs are brazen thiefs

Phil Parhamovich is getting his $91,800 in cash back — just hours after Vox broke the story of how the Wyoming Highway Patrol seized the money without charging him for a serious crime. According to Parhamovich, police pushed him to sign the waiver after he said the money was