Category: Citizen Review Boards

New Orleans Cop Rehired after Shooting at Unarmed Man to Receive Three Years Backpay

New Orleans Cop Rehired after Shooting at Unarmed Man to Receive Three Years Backpay

A New Orleans police officer got his job back earlier today after he was fired in 2014 for shooting at a suspect that supposedly had a gun during a high speed chase. The investigation revealed that the suspect did not have a gun and was actually attempting to flee from the officer, bu ...
Miami Police Union Fights Civilian Oversight in Court, Loses Big Case (UPDATED)

Miami Police Union Fights Civilian Oversight in Court, Loses Big Case (UPDATED)

Miami's Civilian Investigative Panel regained subpoena powers after three years in court, winning a landmark appeals ruling over the Miami Fraternal of Police union. That's right, a police board whose only enforcement power is to compel testimony, and find facts has actually gone year ...