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It’s Time to Call American Police What They Are: Paramilitary Death Squads

It’s Time to Call American Police What They Are: Paramilitary Death Squads

Minnesota resident Philando Castile was two days away from his 33rd birthday when he became the 601th person killed by police this year. All because he tried to hand the cop his drivers license after he was pulled over for a broken tail light. It was a senseless killing but it was ...
Minnesota Police Sued for Arresting Man Video Recording in Public

Minnesota Police Sued for Arresting Man Video Recording in Public

It is not uncommon for police to arrest people for video recording, but the unlawful arrest of Derrick Revies prompted him to file a lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis and arresting officers, Matthew Lindquist, K. Moua, and one only listed by his surname, McDonough. Although the ...
Minneapolis Cops Won’t Be Charged For Killing Jamar Clark, Witnesses Say He Was Handcuffed

Minneapolis Cops Won’t Be Charged For Killing Jamar Clark, Witnesses Say He Was Handcuffed

"That's murder!" yelled someone in the crowd as prosecutors rolled a grainy video you can see below, collected from the back of the ambulance showing police and Jamar Clark. Prosecutors presented the grainy video you can see below, showing nothing more than the feet of the officer and ...
Minnesota Deputy Arrested After Caught on Camera Beating K9 Partner

Minnesota Deputy Arrested After Caught on Camera Beating K9 Partner

It's not just family pets who are in danger of police officers, but their own K9 partners, who are supposed to be treated as police officers don't seem to be safe from the thin blue line these days. Deputy Brett Berry, 48, an 18-year-veteran of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office has b ...