Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 4 Comments • 1 Like • 3 years ago
“Sheriff indicted for plotting to kill deputy who had tape of his 'racially offensive' remarks”
A North Carolina sheriff has been indicted for allegedly plotting to kill one of his deputies after learning the man had a tape of him making "racially offensive" comments. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was indicted Monday on two counts of felony obstruction of justice for...
Scot Peterson, school resource officer criticized for his response during the Parkland shooting, faces felony charges
Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 20 Comments • 2 Likes • 3 years ago
CNN) Former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson -- who was criticized for how he responded when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School -- has been charged with 11 counts, including felony child neglect charges, authorities said. Parkland families...
Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 1 Comments • 3 years ago
“St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner described the police department’s investigation of the Russian roulette-style shooting that killed a...”
ST. LOUIS • St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner described the police department’s investigation of the Russian roulette-style shooting that killed a young officer as “obstructionist” and “completely inappropriate.” Jimmie Edwards, the public safety director who oversees the...
Demands for change in wake of Minneapolis police Christmas tree controversy
Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 42 Comments • 4 years ago
“I support the Chief and the investigation, and I reiterate that any behavior that violates community trust is totally unacceptable”
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Demands to reconstruct the Minneapolis Police Department's 4th Precinct on the north side are growing louder in the aftermath of a decorated Christmas tree, which some community members found racially insensitive. “This is one of the only ways that we think it’s possible...
A Black Security Guard Was Killed By Police As He Tried To Stop A Shooting
Via: cjfrommn • Op/Ed • 79 Comments • 4 years ago
“Witnesses say Roberson was wearing his uniform, including a hat emblazoned with the word "security," and was holding a firearm he was licensed to...”
A black security guard was shot dead by a police officer as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar where he worked. Jemel Roberson, 26, was working early Sunday at Manny’s Blue Room ― a bar in the predominantly black Chicago suburb of Robbins, Illinois ― when a patron who was part of a...
Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 16 Comments • 4 years ago
A former Marine -- armed with a Glock .45-caliber handgun with an illegal extended magazine -- opened fire on a packed California country music bar Wednesday night, killing 12 people, including a veteran sheriff's sergeant nearing retirement, officials said. Authorities believe Ian David Long...
Prosecutors: Eden Prairie detective lied about search warrant, cases reopened
Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 4 years ago
“Brown called the situation devastating, saying he had never seen anything like it in his career.”
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Friday that it is dismissing several convictions after discovering an Eden Prairie Police Department detective lied about obtaining a search warrant in a recent drug investigation. The Eden Prairie Police Department named Detective Travis Serafin...
Dallas Police officer fired for adverse conduct
Via: cjfrommn • News & Politics • 52 Comments • 4 years ago
Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was fired Monday, officials said, weeks after a racially-charged shooting in which the off-duty white cop killed her black neighbor, Botham Jean. An investigation determined Guyger “engaged in adverse conduct when she was arrested for manslaughter,” Dallas...