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Minister singled out and charged with misdemeanor for police brutality protest in Fresno

Reverent Floyd Harris, activist and minister (Copblock)

“The police targeted Rev. Harris after a protest for the officer shooting death of Freddy Centeno. Fresno police officers followed Rev. Harris and a member of the brown berets home, where they confronted him with a warrant for leading the protest at the Federal courthouse on Aug 10, 2015.” — Brian Sumner from CopBlock

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Suffolk County alleged of widespread corruption after arrest of police chief and hate crimes trial for sergeant

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In mid-December the FBI arrested former police chief James Burke of Suffolk County, NY shortly after his resignation.  He is being held without bond while his abuses of power are investigated; they range from civil rights violations for torturing a prisoner to conspiracy charges.  Before Burke is tried, retired sergeant Scott …

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