A Ramsey County, Minnesota, sheriff's deputy has been charged with animal cruelty and assaulting a public safety dog after being caught on video throwing his canine partner to the ground and later striking it. Brett Arthur Berry was at a Carlton County casino for training when he was asked by security to leave a casino lounge. He went to his room and left with the dog. A few minutes later, video captured him scolding and then attacking the dog.
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.
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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.