Royal Canadian Mounted Police Constable Allan Poapst received a reprimand and was docked three days pay for not properly investigating a woman's claim of assault. The woman said she was beaten, choked, stripped and forced out of her home by her boyfriend. But Poapst not only did not interview other witnesses, he tried to persuade her not to file charges.
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.
A 2017 Reason investigation found that black residents in Madison County felt under siege in their own neighborhoods.