Disgraced politician Rod Blagojevich, junk bond king Michael Milken and former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik are among the latest to be pardoned by President Donald Trump. The actions fit a pattern of personal presidential justice.
As President Donald Trump calls himself the nation’s chief law enforcement officer, Attorney General William Barr has told people close to Trump that he may resign over Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations.
Axon, the largest supplier of police body-worn cameras, rolled out 1,000 new cameras for Cincinnati on Tuesday with live-streaming capability. This will enable officers on the street to show crisis situations in real time and allow rescuers to find an officer who is down or lost.
A day before he is due on the debate stage in Las Vegas, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloombgerg issued a plan that puts him in line with his Democratic rivals, most of whom released plans months ago and included many of the same proposals.
Charles Manski of Northwestern University and Daniel Nagin of Carnegie Mellon University argue that police use of “stop-and-frisk” may have been the right answer for crime in the 1990s, but less so in an era of greatly reduced crime.
A California jury added $50,000 in punitive damages Tuesday to a $6 million verdict for the widow and estate of a crime lab worker who killed himself after being wrongly implicated in a murder investigation.
Christopher Lipsey Jr. says he and hundreds of others in Corcoran State Prison are subjected to virtual “torture” through nightly welfare checks in the security housing unit every half hour with devices that cause loud clanging noises and increase the possibility of suicide and mental degradation.