According to the latest report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics on tribal jail populations, some 69 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) released from state prisons in 2012 across 34 states, were re-arrested within three years, and 79 percent were arrested within five years.
On Tuesday, the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot held its first hearing. The four officers who bravely defended the building spoke — angrily and emotionally — about the physical and psychological injuries they sustained. Some even pointed blame and told the committee to seek justice.
Almost eight years after former CIA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the existence of a massive domestic spying program, the National Security Agency still operates a clandestine surveillance tool that threatens Americans’ privacy, according to a dissenting member of a watchdog group that just completed a report on the “XKeyscore program.”
Dozens of Saudi citizens facing charges in the U.S. ranging from first-degree manslaughter to rape, have managed to flee prosecution with assistance from Saudi officials, according to federal officials. Negligence by prosecutors or police who failed to consider them flight risks also played a part.
While the report found that the Park Police had previously planned to clear the area well before Trump decided to walk through the square for a photo-op, it could not account for the multiple other law enforcement agencies on site .
Top federal intelligence agencies failed to adequately warn law enforcement officials before the Jan. 6 riot that pro-Donald Trump extremists were threatening violence, including plans to “storm the Capitol,” infiltrate its tunnel system and “bring guns,” according to a new report by two Senate committees that outlines large-scale failures that contributed to the deadly assault.