Three Florida Officers Sentenced to Prison For Conspiring to Falsely Arrest Black Men

On Thursday three former Florida police officers were sentenced to prison for conspiring to falsely arrest people in an effort to increase the department’s crime statistics according to The New York Times. This was at the instruction of the police chief. Guillermo Ravelo, 37, worked in Biscayne Park, a small village in Miami-Dade County was … Read more

Toronto Cop Files Complaint Over Years-Long ‘Barrage of Sexist and Racist Comments’

Repeated sexual advances from colleagues and superiors, prompting her to wear a fake engagement ring. Frequent remarks from fellow officers about the bodies of female cops and sexual assault victims. Pornographic images posted in common areas in the police station, sometimes with racist comments scrawled overtop. During her nearly decade-long stint as a Toronto police … Read more

Bridgeport Police Captain on Administrative Leave for Sending Racist Texts

BRIDGEPORT — Police Chief Armando Perez’s top aide was placed on administrative leave Monday following accusations the aide sent racist texts regarding another officer. “Effective immediately, Captain Mark Straubel will be transferred from the chief’s office to administrative leave,” states a memo issued Monday by Perez that was obtained by Hearst Connecticut Media. Administrative leave … Read more

Clark County Deputy Fired Over Proud Boys Sweatshirt

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has fired a deputy photographed wearing, and who apparently merchandises, apparel affiliated with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for its white nationalist rhetoric and frequent appearances in the middle of political violence locally and nationwide. The sheriff’s office placed Deputy Erin Willey on leave for an internal investigation … Read more

Probe Found Florida Police Chief Told Officers to Pin Unsolved Crimes on Random Black People

The police chief in a small Florida town is accused of encouraging his officers to pin unsolved crimes on random, nearby black people so the department would have a better arrest record, the Miami Herald reported Thursday. Former Biscayne Park Chief Raimundo Atesiano and two officers, Raul Fernandez and Charlie Dayoub, have been charged with … Read more