All of this is tied back to a federal directive that the New Orleans Police Department implement major reforms as a part of a consent decree with the U.S. Justice Department. The changes have been overseen by a federal judge and court-appointed monitors, the people who were conducting the task force audit. … [Read more...] about Our Views: Police task forces were out of control. Shaun Ferguson is doing something about it.
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MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ coronavirus task force has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte easing lockdown measures in Manila from June 1, despite the country still reporting some of its highest daily numbers of COVID-19 cases and missing testing targets. … [Read more...] about Philippines’ task force recommends easing of lockdown in capital
His book is full of dismaying revelations. The sergeant who brutally kicks and stamps on an already cuffed black suspect is later made a diversity champion. Bored with all the “political correctness crap”, coppers completing mandatory racial equality questionnaires photocopy each other’s answers. Maxwell doesn’t spare himself. He asks a black motorist who complains about regularly being stopped: “If you don’t like living in the UK, why don’t you go and live somewhere else?” At the station’s Christmas party he attempts to laugh off the comedian’s joke that he had been spotted performing oral sex on a prisoner. The “joke” barely disguises his colleagues’ suspicion of Maxwell, because not only is he black, he is gay. … [Read more...] about Forced Out by Kevin Maxwell review – prejudice between police
( In an extraordinary humanitarian gesture API Satish Umare and his colleagues deliver life-saving drugs to two special kids in Solapur) In an extraordinary humanitarian gesture during the lockdown period, which has crippled supplies of goods and services across the country, an officer from the Pune police rose to the occasion to deliver life saving medicines to two special children of a Solapur resident. Assistant Police Inspector (API) Satish Umare, his seniors and colleagues at the Sinhagad police station and an officer from the Hadapsar police station are receiving laurels not only from the Pune police but citizens from across the state for the public service during the pandemic for the swift delivery of the life-saving drugs miles away from Pune city. courier company's outlet as no inter-city travel is permitted owing to the lockdown. Untitled Carousel COVID-19 LIVE Updates: Maharashtra tops the list of states impacted with over 300 cases; US headed for very, very painful … [Read more...] about Meet the “Medicine Man” of Pune police
NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry has approved creation of 2,000 posts in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to augment its strength to effectively guard vital installations, including airports, atomic installations, metro networks, officials said. The Central Industrial Security Force guards about 60 civil airports in the country and has an elite VVIP security wing under its command called the Special Security Group (SSG). The Union Home ministry has recently given approval for the creation of about 2,000 posts in the CISF, a senior official said on Tuesday. With the sanctioned posts, from constables to the inspector level, the Central Industrial Security Force can raise two more battalions (1,000 personnel each) within the next two years, the official said. The current strength of the CISF is about 1.8 lakh personnel. The CISF guards civil airports, nuclear plants, power stations, vital government buildings, Delhi Metro besides a host of other key installations. The … [Read more...] about Ministry of Home Affairs sanctions 2,000 posts in Central Industrial Security Force