Independent Media Center - Great site for news. So great that the government shut the site down for a few days to investigate and steal records.
LEAP - Law Enforcement Against Prohibition: Current and former members of law enforcement who support drug regulation rather than prohibition.
Fully Informed Jury Association - Their mission is to inform all Americans about their rights, powers, and responsibilities when serving as trial jurors. Jurors must know that they have the option and the responsibility to render a verdict based on their conscience and on their sense of justice as well as on the merits of the law.
Cop Block - Film the police. Record the truth.
The Innocence Project - They work to exonerate the wrongfully convicted through post conviction DNA testing; and develop and implement reforms to prevent wrongful convictions. This Project only handles cases where post conviction DNA testing can yield conclusive proof of innocence.
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Police Officers Indicted in Baltimore: 7 Cops Charged With Racketeering
Seven officers who were part of an elite unit of the Baltimore Police Department were indicted Wednesday on federal racketeering charges for allegedly robbing residents, filing false affidavits, and claiming overtime they didn’t actually work.
The officers were part of a gun task force that worked to get illegal guns off the streets. They are accused of stealing from local residents, including one victim’s rent money, and more than $200,000 from a safe and bags at a location they searched, The Washington Post reported.
Baltimore Police Chief Kevin Davis called the arrested men "1930s gangsters as far as I am concerned," the Post reported. He also called the allegations "heinous acts."
One of the seven officers arrested also was charged in relation to "being part of a drug organization and tipping them off to investigations," The Baltimore Sun reported.
Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein, who prosecuted the case, called it “a pernicious conspiracy scheme that included abuse of power” and said the officers’ conduct “tarnishes the reputation of all police officers,” the Sun reported.
Davis admitted the indictments were embarrassing to the department, but that they were part of efforts to root out bad police officers and reform the department.
The Justice Department released a report in August detailing ways the Baltimore Police Department routinely conducted unlawful stops and used excessive force, particularly in poor, mostly black neighborhoods, the Sun reported.
Baltimore entered a consent decree with the Justice Department in January that included sweeping reforms. The agreement is pending approval by a federal judge.
Should We Trust Police Officers?
Are police officers allowed to lie to you? Yes the Supreme Court has ruled that police officers can lie to the American people. Police officers are trained at lying, twisting words and being manipulative. Police officers and other law enforcement agents are very skilled at getting information from people. So don’t try to “out smart” a police officer and don’t try being a “smooth talker” because you will lose! If you can keep your mouth shut, you just might come out ahead more than you expected. Related article: 46,000+ American citizens are currently serving time for crimes that they did not commit
Members of rogue Baltimore police unit found guilty of corruption charges
By Jon Schuppe NBCNews
Two members of a rogue Baltimore police unit were found guilty Monday of a variety of corruption charges — a case that marred what was already a bleak period for the crime-plagued city.
The officers, Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor, are among eight Baltimore officers charged with robbing drug dealers, conducting illegal searches, claiming unearned overtime and trying to cover up their crimes. The other six have already pleaded guilty; two testified against their former colleagues.
None of the officers remain on the force, as the police department immediately fired Hersl and Taylor after Monday's verdicts, officials said.
Newly appointed Commissioner Darryl De Sousa said in a statement that he had officers monitoring the trial, which included new accusations of corruption and new intrigue over the death of Detective Sean Suiter, who was shot to death last fall, a day before he was to testify to a grand jury about the unit, called the Gun Trace Task Force.
The department has created a new corruption unit "that will focus, specifically, on this case and the allegations that were made, but were not part of the indictment or prosecution," De Sousa said. He added: "Our job moving forward is to earn back the trust and respect of the community."