Michigan lawmakers are debating a House bill, a first of its kind, which would establish rules and procedures on how the police department handles recordings from officer-mounted body cameras, including guidelines for when footage can be made public.
An Arkansas lawyer currently involved in a police whistleblower case was in for a rude surprise when he received an external hard drive via Federal Express from a law enforcement attorney: It was stuffed with three different kinds of surveillance malware.
VA managers are punishing whistleblowers in the ranks via demotions and manipulation of medical records, among other means, according to testimony delivered by the staff during a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee hearing.
The jail sentence for four former Blackwater security guards responsible for the deaths of fourteen civilians in Iraq looks like a symbolic punishment, Iraq war veteran Emily Yates told RT. She doesn’t see this trend for further punishment will continue.
More than 400 people have spent two years in Rikers without ever being convicted – a problem New York’s mayor plans to address by shrinking the population by 25 percent over the next 10 years, The New York Times reported.
Telecommunications giant Sprint has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit in which the the Obama administration alleged that the company overbilled the government while conducting “court-ordered intercepts” of its customers.
Four men who worked for the private military contracting firm formerly known as Blackwater were sentenced in federal court on Monday, more than seven years after they massacred Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square, Baghdad.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said an Egyptian Court’s decision to condemn 14 men to death and jail 37 others for their ties to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, is “politically motivated” and “blatantly unjust.”
Two white women from Mississippi have been sentenced to prison after admitting their involvement in a hate crime conspiracy in which they harassed African American residents and ultimately killed a Jackson, Miss. man in 2011.