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“Why can’t we all just get along” . . . Rodney King
Image: Reduced resolution screenshot from nationally televised footage of Rodney King beating (March 3, 1991). The original home video was shot by George Holliday. CREDIT: PBS TV SOURCE: Wikipedia (Fair Use Rationale)
Published on Dec 4, 2013
The trial for two Orange County, Calif. police officers involved in the death of homeless man Kelly Thomas began Monday. Thomas, who was mentally ill, was confronted by six Fullerton police officers in 2011. Surveillance video shows the officers beating Thomas with their fists and the butts of their guns, and tasing him at least four times. Thomas died of his injuries. . . . From description published with video.
Image: Crowd driven from Tompkins Square by the mounted police, in the Tompkins Square Riot of 1874. CREDIT: Matt Morgen(?); Illustration in: Frank Leslie’s illustrated newspaper, 1874 Jan. 31, p. 344. (Library of Congress) SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons (Public Domain)
From Police Misconduct
National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-04-13
December 5, 2013 @ 2:00 PM by Tim Lynch
Here are the 7 reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, December 04, 2013:
- Update: Hartleton, Pennsylvania (Previously reported 09-06-13): A jury found the suspended police chief guilty of theft by extortion. But, he was found not guilty of other charges including conspiracy. bit.ly/1dQmUDE . . . Complete Report
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