SIGN THE FREEDOM PETITION FOR LORENZO JOHNSON, TODAY!

INNOCENT MAN, RELEASED FROM PRISON, AFTER 16 1/2 YEARS, REINCARCERATED 148 DAYS LATER. FREE LORENZO JOHNSON, NOW! PRESS CONFERENCE: December 18, 2013, 2 pm Walnut Street between 3rd and 4th Sts. Office of the PA Attorney General, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA Delivery of petitions to Kathleen Kane, PA Attorney General, demanding dismissal of the charges […]

Sheriff’z Department hired officerz with historiez of misconduct

Despite background investigations that revealed wrongdoing, incompetence, or poor performance, the department still hired dozens of problem applicants in 2010, internal records show. By Robert Faturechi and Ben Poston December 01, 2013 Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times) By the numbers Interactive » Of the nearly 400 officers and […]

SFPD brutally beat Black bicyclist D’Paris Williamz and Valencia Gardenz neighborz who came to hiz rescue

by Davey D Last Friday the eyes of the world were on San Francisco, California when thousands of people came together to transform the City by the Bay into Gotham City, home to the Caped Crusader Batman. On this particular day San Francisco was playing host to another hero, 5-year-old leukemia patient Miles Scott, who […]

Justice for Andy Lopez, 13: A child is dead at the hands of Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies

by Elbert “Big Man” Howard Demanding justice for Andy Lopez, students from Elsie Allen High School and Lawrence Cook Middle School march on Oct. 23 toward the site where 13-year-old Andy Lopez was murdered the previous day by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy near the corner of Moorland and West Robles in Santa Rosa. – […]

Film Premier on Thursday, Oct. 17: No Justice, No Peace

Film Premier on Thursday, Oct. 17: New Film: ‘NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE’  California’s Battle Against Police Brutality and Racist Violence Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:30PM 135 E. 3rd St. Downtown LA (on 3rd St. between Main & Los Angeles – just blocks from Pershing Square Red Line and Little Tokyo Gold Line trains)  Join the PSL […]

When cops torture, an apology isn’t enough

By FinalCall.com News Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge  Photo: Jailjonburge.org Chicago media quickly and widely reported Mayor Rahm Emmanuel saying “sorry” to the victims of a police torture ring that engaged in a reign of terror for 2 decades. Led by Commander Jon Burge, who is now in prison under a short sentence for perjury […]

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Burge Conviction for Lying About “Horrific” Torture

  Source URL: http://peopleslawoffice.com/jon-burge-conviction-upheld-by-federal-appeals-court/ By G. Flint Taylor On April 1, 2013, a three judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the perjury and obstruction of justice conviction of notorious former Chicago police commander Jon Burge. Burge, who has now been linked to at least 120 documented cases of torture of African […]

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Burge Conviction for Lying About “Horrific” Torture

By G. Flint Taylor http://peopleslawoffice.com/jon-burge-conviction-upheld-by-federal-appeals-court/ On April 1, 2013, a three judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the perjury and obstruction of justice conviction of notorious former Chicago police commander Jon Burge. Burge, who has now been linked to at least 120 documented cases of torture of African American suspects over a 20 […]

15 Years in Prison For Taping the Cops? How Eavesdropping Laws Are Taking Away Our Best Defense Against Police Brutality

AlterNet / By Rania Khalek 15 Years in Prison For Taping the Cops? How Eavesdropping Laws Are Taking Away Our Best Defense Against Police Brutality More and more people use their smartphones to record police misconduct. But laws against wiretapping are being used to intimidate and stop them. July 27, 2011  |   Over Memorial […]