Ferguson police release name of officer who shot Michael Brown – live updates
The Middletown Insider: CCDL Wins Civil Rights Victory! On May CCDL President Scott Wilson communicated with Hartford Police Chief James Rovella regarding his department’s refusal to accept numerous pistol permit applications.
Trayvon Martin: civil rights leaders call for Florida police chief to resign
Edward Lawson was detained approximately fifteen times, as a pedestrian or as a diner in a cafe, and asked to present identification; some detentions lasted minutes, others lasted hours. He was arrested several times pursuant but prosecuted only twice, with one conviction. In 1975 representing himself, brought a civil rights action against San Diego police chief William Kolender and others, taking the case through U.S. District Court and ultimately to the Supreme Court, which ruled in his…
As a young officer in Montgomery, Alabama, Kevin Murphy wondered why no one had ever acknowledged past injustices committed by police against civil rights activists. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks with Murphy about his initiatives as police chief to promote a more reflective police force and how those ideas can be applied to law enforcement around the country.
In this file photo from Sen. Barack Obama pushes civil rights activist Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth during a commemoration of the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" Voting Rights march in Selma, Ala. Shuttlesworth died Wednesday, 5 October 2011 at age
Birmingham 1963 on the historylearningsite.co.uk. Contrast between this successful campaign (largely due to economic boycotts of white businesses forcing their owners to desegregate their premises) and the unsuccessful campaign at Albany (http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/albany_1961.htm) very important. Over-reaction of Birmingham police chief Connor handed the Civil Rights Movement a great deal of sympathetic national publicity.
(Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP). A McLennan County deputy stands guard near a group of bikers in the parking lot of a Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, May in Waco, Texas. Patrick Swanton told KWTX-TV there were "mu.
James Burke, Ex-Suffolk County Police Chief, Pleads Guilty