Like clockwork, each Monday for a month New York City police ticketed the van parked illegally under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. But only when a marshal showed up to tow the van did anyone notice the corpse in the back seat or notice the smell of the decaying body. The family of George Morales, the driver of the van, now wants to know why police didn't notice his body.
Recent data from Minneapolis show an increase in shooting crimes but not other crimes, the same pattern as in Chicago in 2016. The likely reason is a reduction in police street stops, just as in Chicago in 2016.
Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
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I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.