Three Tacoma cops charged with killing Manuel Ellis. So far.

Tacoma Police Department Officers Christopher Burbank and Matthew Collins have been charged with second-degree murder. Officer Timothy Rankine has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the case. A Pierce County sheriff's deputy is also under investigation. In the past 40 years, only three other Washington cops have ever been prosecuted for killing anyone. It's a …

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Right-wing extremist cops perpetuate voter fraud myth in Wisconsin.

File this under insurrectionist pigs. Make that, racist insurrectionist pigs. From The Washington Post, May 26, 2021: Despite little evidence of fraud, Wisconsin Republican leader hires retired police to probe 2020 election By Katie ShepherdMay 26, 2021 at 11:24 p.m. PDTAdd to list A top Republican lawmaker in Wisconsin announced Wednesday that he is hiring retired …

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Mother of Tamir Rice vs. the Cleveland cop union.

Watch closely how a cop union, the court, and "The Law" will interact to work against her. In 2014, Cleveland Police Officer Timothy Loehmann jumped out of his cruiser at a playground and immediately shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice. In the space of a couple of seconds. No thought process, just the killer instinct …

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Don’t drink the Kool-Aid. American law enforcement is just as racist as it was a year ago.

Today marks one year since George Floyd was horrifically murdered by four of Minnesota's "Finest." Four cops from the Minneapolis Police took an eternal nine minutes and strangled the life out of Mr. Floyd, right on video for the entire world to watch -- and knowingly. Yet a year later, the main-stream press is running …

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One year since Minneapolis cops murdered George Floyd.

May 25, 2020: What's changed since then? Too damned little, and nothing permanent. What have we got from American law enforcement since then? More murders, more brutality, more rapes, more sexual assaults on prisoners, more mayhem. More lies, more deceit, more cover-ups, more deflections. More empty promises. More PR bull shit. And that's just about …

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The Tulsa Race Massacre, 100 years later.

There has never been a single generation of Black Americans who haven't suffered widely from the effects of slavery. And there has never been a single generation of Native Americans who haven't suffered from the genocide that began in 1492. From the Associated Press, May 25, 2021: 100 years after Tulsa Race Massacre, the damage …

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Murder-by-cop just goes on and on and on.

Through the first four months of the year, there have been just six days in which police across the United States did not kill anyone....In a nation in which Black people are three times more likely to be killed by police than white people — and 1.3 times more likely to be unarmed when killed by police …

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Ronald Greene death: AP exposes more lies by the Louisiana State Police.

Two years and layer upon layer of lies, obfuscation, denials, deflections, and cover-up. First, some choice quotes from The Associated Press, May 24, 2021: New state police documents obtained by The Associated Press show numerous inconsistencies between [ranking Louisiana State Police officer at the scene] Lt. John Clary’s statements to detectives and the body camera …

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Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputy killed twice before being arrested.

They're hiding his mug shot. This story is from last April, but Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputy Andrew Hall made his first kill over two years ago. Kind of makes ya wonder.... From KPIX 5 News: Danville Officer Who Killed 2 Suspects In Separate Police Shootings Booked On Manslaughter, Assault Charges April 22, 2021 at …

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Miami-Dade cop arrested for brutality, and for lying about it on the arrest record.

Meet Miami-Dade Police Officer Alejandro Giraldo. He was arrested for unnecessary roughing of a woman he arrested. On video. And for lying about it on his arrest record. The woman he arrested, Dyma Loving, was the one who called police for help. She had reported a man brandishing a gun in a threatening manner. Ms. …

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