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Manslaughter Charge Dropped For Cop Who Fatally Shot 7-Year-Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

The dismissal of the manslaughter charge against a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a sleeping child will stand, an appeals court ruled Monday....

Judge Dismisses Manslaughter Charge For Cop Who Shot 7-Year-Old To Death

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

A judge has dropped the felony charge leveled against Joseph Weekley, the Detroit police officer who in 2010 shot 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones to d...

Slowly, A Consensus Emerges To Oppose The Security State

Radley Balko | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

From a new Reason/Rupe poll (pdf): Do you think local police departments using drones, military weapons and armored vehicles are necessary for...

Lawsuit: Cops Storm House, Beat Occupants, Kill Parakeet

Radley Balko | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Your police outrage of the day comes courtesy of the NY Daily News: City cops barged into the home of a Staten Island mom without a warrant, be...

Raid Of The Day: Witness To A Misdemeanor

Radley Balko | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

Today's raid comes courtesy of Vice. It is an interview with an anonymous source, so factor that in when calibrating your outrage. But if true, thi...

Raid Of The Day: Bruce Lavoie

Radley Balko | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Lewis Cauthorne

Radley Balko | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Jeffrey Miles

Radley Balko | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Doy Vanderburg

Radley Balko | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid(s) Of The Day: Two From Recent Headlines

Radley Balko | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Eurie Stamps, Grandfather Of 12, Killed In Botched 2011 Drug Raid

Radley Balko | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Trevon Cole, 21, Killed During Pot Raid

Radley Balko | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Derek Copp

Radley Balko | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Boston And Militarism: The Modern Drug War

Radley Balko | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

(This is part four in a series of posts on the Boston Marathon bombings, the government response, and Boston unique historical perspective on militari...

Raid(s) Of The Day: The CAMP Raids

Radley Balko | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Brenda Van Zwieten

Radley Balko | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: NYPD Mistakenly Raids Octogenerians Martin and Leona Goldberg

Radley Balko | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Atlee Swanson

Radley Balko | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Pedro Navarro

Radley balko | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid(s) Of The Day: Operation D-Day

Radley Balko | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the Warri...

Raid Of The Day: Indoor Gardening Hobby Brings Pot Raid

Radley Balko | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

From the Kansas City Star, just this week: "This is how we were awakened: banging, pounding, screaming," the mother, Adlynn Harte, said Friday...

Raid Of The Day: Hawaii 5-Uh, Oh

Radley Balko | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Lewis Caldwell

Radley Balko | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Cat Urine And The Opera Singer

Radley Balko | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...

Raid Of The Day: Daniel Castillo, 17, Killed In A 2007 Early Morning Bust

Radley Balko | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Note: The "Raid of the Day" features accounts of police raids I've found, researched, and reported while writing my forthcoming book Rise of the W...