Three former Chicago police officers, members of an elite drug unit, have pleaded guilty to felony theft charges and a fourth has pleaded guilty to official misconduct. The four were allegedly part of a larger group of officers who routinely invaded homes and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from suspected drug dealers.
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.
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.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
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We should fund students instead of systems.