If we saw something suspicious or dangerous at a young age, we were told to find a police officer or some authority. Or we would call 911. Yet, as we grew older, we discovered that not every person in a police uniform is kind or follows the rules. Like any human, they are bound to… Continue reading How to Address Police Misconduct
Your cellphone camera is a wonderful thing. It can record your graduation or wedding, capture some of the most Instagram-worthy moments of your vacation on video, and film your cat or dog doing something very adorable (which, in turn, can get you millions of views on YouTube). For what it’s worth, you can also film… Continue reading The Role Of Cellphone Videos In Police Misconduct Cases
For decades, California has restricted public access to police misconduct records. These records have been kept secret for so long, but not anymore. A new law, signed by Government Jerry Brown during the last days of his tenure as governor, authorized the release of information about police misconduct cases involving sexual assaults, use of weapons… Continue reading Police Misconduct Records Will Now Be Available To The Public: But Is It A Good Or Bad Thing?
Over the last few years, the country has been shaken by multiple incidents of police misconduct. From the very public police shootings to the beatings that seem unprovoked, law enforcement has been under fire for many of their tactics. Entire movements have been spawned and most major departments have adapted their policies and training. We… Continue reading If Your Report The Police, Good Luck