Top brass at the UC Irvine Police Department secretly installed microphones and cameras to spy on employees at the organization's headquarters, according to a lawsuit filed by the union representing campus police officers.
By Lt Daniel Furseth Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve. I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted. I stopped caring today because parents refuse to teach their kids right from wrong...
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Is this a realistic viewpoint? Is it the world that is messed up and the police profession that's o.k.? I'm interested in your thoughts on this....
San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel, who last month barred his officers from moonlighting as private security guards for the 49ers, is now under investigation for accepting free tickets from the team, officials said Thursday. LaDoris Cordell, San Joseâ€™s independent police auditor, confirmed Thursday that her office had received complaints about Esquivel; Assistant Chief Eddie Garcia, who is second in command; and Deputy Chief Jeff Marozick, who oversees the bureau of technical services. The
Since the beginning of human history, people have made decisions in groups. As the saying goes, two heads are better than one. If so, then three heads should be better than two, and four better still. With a hundred or a thousand, then, things are bound to go well—hence the supposed wisdom of crowds. The […]
The answers can be murky as interpretations of the Constitution catch up to technology. A recent Supreme Court decision requiring law enforcement agencies to get a warrant to search a suspect's smartphone still leaves gray areas and the recent Dublin CHP nude photo scandal raises concerns.
While Corizon's new CEO Woodrow A. Myers claims that his company "save[s] lives instead of tak[ing] them," sick inmates continue to die due to their neglect and refusal to render even the most basic of medical services. This is the the "Get-Rich-Quick" plan that's actually killing people.
This video is part of the Prison Profiteers series produced by Brave New Foundation's Beyond Bars campaign in partnership with the ACLU and The Nation. Narration by Henry Rollins. Research help provided by Prison Legal News.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey of 500 Los Angeles Police Department employees found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the department's internal discipline system is deeply flawed and discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report.
Police officers and prosecutors give tips on civil asset forfeiture, the practice allowing the government, without ever filing a criminal charge, to seize property believed to have ties to crime, in seminars across the country.
When a wrongfully convicted person gets released from prison, it is a major news event: Local television crews capture the first steps of freedom and the speeches on the steps of the state capital, audiences empathize as they grapple with gratitude and rage, and the exonerees take their first steps into an uncertain future. Continue reading →