# Law enforcement
Opinion: Fatal shooting of Jayland Walker and the George Floyd effect on policing.
With a history of policing Black Americans that evolved from the Slave Patrols in the 1700’s, it is understandable why to this day the community has an inherent distrust of law enforcement. Afterall it was just 2 years ago, when we all witnessed Derek Chauvin put a knee on the neck of George Floyd for 8 minutes 46 seconds, asphyxiating him to death.
Chicago police banned from chasing minor offenders on foot
A new policy prohibits Chicago Police Department officers from pursuing people suspected of committing minor crimes on foot. This policy would prevent officers from chasing anyone on foot for minor offenses such as parking violations, public intoxication, or driving on a suspended license.
Disturbing video shows Richard Cox suffering paralyzing injury in police custody
Richard Cox screenshot from bodycam video-:New Haven Police-:: Richard Cox, a 36-year-old Black man was being transported in a van by New Haven Connecticut police when the vehicle came to a sudden stop thrusting the man headfirst into the separating wall of the van. Cox was not seat belted and sustained a neck injury causing him to be paralyzed.
Watch LAPD pummel pro-choice marchers protesting Roe V. Wade decision
Video of protestors involved in a confrontation with LAPD officers in riot gear has gone viral on social media. On Friday June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, officially overturning Roe v. Wade. Roe had been the law of the land since 1973 and allowed for abortions during the first two trimesters of pregnancy in the United States.
Morris County Prosecutor Swears in New Detective on June 13th
Morris County Prosecutor and Chief of Detectives announce the hiring of Sean Verbist as Detective for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of Sean Verbist as Detective for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.
ARRIVE Together Law Enforcement Initiative Comes to Elizabeth and Linden PD
Acting AG Platkin Announces Expansion of “ARRIVE Together” Crisis Response Initiative to Elizabeth and Linden Police Departments - a program that pairs a law enforcement officer with a certified mental health screener to respond together to 9-1-1 calls for behavioral health crises.
Opinion: BLM activist says Tempe homeless man Sean Bickings drowning was due to police violence
Jamaar Williams, an activist with Black Lives Matter Metro Phoenix, said "there is no question" the incident involved police violence from the Tempe officers. -Yahoo News. On May 28, 2022, Tempe police officers responded to a reported altercation between a homeless man and woman near the Elmore pedestrian bridge.
Six Correctional Officers Charged in Inmate Assault at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility
Attorney General Platkin announces criminal charges against six correctional police officers over unjustified use of force against an inmate at Garden State Youth Correctional Facility.
Phoenix Police budget increase tentatively approved as department swirls in scandal
(Phoenix) — Buoyed by the city's budget surplus, funding for the Phoenix Police Department will soon hit the $850 million mark. City leaders on May 23 voted 6-1 to approve an eight percent increase to the Phoenix Police budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins on July 1. Though debate over the new city budget will continue through the month of June, this is welcome news for the Phoenix PD amid some recent unwelcome headlines.
Search warrants on storage locker and Murrieta home lead to guns, drugs, and 2 arrests.
The Murrieta / Temecula Regional Gang Task Force conducted a weapons and narcotic sales investigation related to a residence and a public storage locker in Murrieta. According to the Reporting Officer: Sergeant S. Dyer, on April 26, 2022, the team served a search warrant at an unoccupied storage locker in the 24900 block of Whitewood Road. An AK-47 assault style rifle, large capacity magazines, and ammunition were recovered from the storage unit.
Cases of Seven Psychic Detectives
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Sony faces a new class-action lawsuit against the PlayStation work environment.
The new process is more centralized and brings in more members. The former PlayStation employee is suing again parent company Sony for the second time over what the suit describes as "gender-based discrimination and harassment" after similar legal action got dismissed in April.
Bibb County Code Enforcement Earns More Than BCSO
Formed in 2021 by Mayor Lester Miller, Bibb County Code Enforcement employees, who are not police officers, often earn more than actual street cops. Macon-Bibb County Code Enforcement Website Home page.
Proposed Law Requires Statewide Police Licensing Program
A new bill proposed by Gov. Murphy would require all law enforcement officers to hold valid, active licenses issued by the Police Training Commission in order to be employed as officers in the State of New Jersey.
Reckless driver tries to ram police cars while evading capture
Ramiro Benitez-Jimenez was arrested on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon against a peace officer according to a media release provided by the Riverside County Sheriff.
Suspect in senior center burglary caught walking along Lakeshore drive
A transient male accused of breaking into a business in Lake Elsinore has been arrested according to a media release provided by the Riverside County Sheriff, Lake Elsinore unit.
Florida Begins Week-Long Observance of National Police Week – Honoring and Acknowledging the State’s Law Enforcers
May 11 to May 17 has been designated as National Police Week across the U.S. and Florida will be observing it fully, recognizing the importance of the state's police officers and law enforcers and giving them the acknowledgment and gratitude they are due.
Arrest made in connection with June 2020 homicide of Moreno Valley man
Darnell Frederick Tate booking photo-Riverside County Sheriff-: In June of 2020, police responded to the scene of a shooting in the 24000 block of Myers Avenue, in Moreno Valley.
Ben Crump and BLM need to tell Black men to stop resisting police. (Opinion)
Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump is representing the family of Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Black man who was shot in the head after struggling with a police officer. On April 4, 2022, in Grand Rapids Michigan, Patrick Lyoya was pulled over in a traffic stop due to an inconsistency in the license plates of the vehicle he was driving.