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After Multiple Ft. Hood Soldiers Murdered, 2 More Soldiers Arrested in Child Trafficking Sting

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  The Fort Hood military base in Texas has come under extreme scrutiny in recent months, as numerous dead soldiers were found on or around the base. This week, the base was in the news again after two Fort Hood soldiers were caught up in the bust of a child trafficking ring. The soldiers were among nine Texas residents who were arrested during a two-day child sex trafficking sting in Killeen, the city where the base is located. "The overall goal of this joint effort was to locate and arrest subjects who were willing to make overt efforts to pay minors to engage in sexual acts," police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said, according to KWTX. Miramontez said that social media exchanges between the men running the organization and undercover agents showed that they knowingly traded money, drugs, and alcohol "For sexual acts with girls they believed were 15 or 16 years of age." This news comes on the heels of another sex trafficking bust that took place last month in whic

Calls to Close Ft Hood Base Mount After Body of 3rd Soldier Discovered in Only a Month

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The mysterious demise of Vanessa Guillen, a 20-year-vintage soldier who changed into brutally murdered on the fortress Hood Military Base in Kileen, Texas, has brought countrywide interest to what appears to be one of the maximum risky military bases within the United States of America. This week, another lacking soldier's frame changed into observed 15 miles outdoor of the army base, making it the 1/3 frame located in only the last month. The primary missing soldier to be said by means of the countrywide media became located lifeless near the base on June 21st. The stays have been identified as 24-yr-antique soldier Gregory Morales, who was missing for months. Then on July 1st, the body of 20-12 months-antique Vanessa Guillen became determined near the bottom. Guillen had reportedly complained to her own family about sexual harassment that she experienced on the bottom simply earlier than her loss of life, and she turned into stated to be filing a complaint in oppos

Cops Who Laughed as They Killed Handcuffed, Innocent Man, Granted Qualified Immunity

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According to a document in the Dallas News, in a 27-page ruling, U.S. District Judge David Godbey granted the officers' action for precis judgment in the case of Tony Timpa. The court docket granted the officers, 4 of whom continue to be on the force, certified immunity for their position in his death. "This is precisely why certified immunity ought to be abolished or at least modified," Geoff J. Henley, the lead lawyer for the Timpa household stated as he vowed to appeal. "One of the extra unnerving facets of certified immunity is that courts are free to brush aside rulings in opposition to officers from other circuits," Henley said. While the officers may additionally appear apologetic now, their "Strategy" that night time killed an in any other case absolutely harmless man who wished their help. Moments later, Timpa's dead physique is strapped to a gurney as law enforcement officials proceed joking - curiously for strategical purposes. For k

In 4 Years in 1 State, 100’s of Cops Charged with Felonies, Like Raping Kids — 0 Have Gone to Jail

In 4 Years in 1 State, 100’s of Cops Charged with Felonies, Like Raping Kids — 0 Have Gone to Jail A review of law enforcement licenses in the state of Texas has found that hundreds of officers were forced to surrender their licenses to avoid or limit prosecution in the past four years — most of which were felonies. A KXAN investigation found that an overwhelming majority of the cases where officers were forced to surrender their license, their badges were used as a bargaining tool to avoid prosecution for serious crimes. KXAN reviewed 297 cases where officers were forced to surrender their badges in Texas between 2015 and 2018 and in almost every case, the police officer was able to avoid serious charges by agreeing to give up their careers in law enforcement. More than half of these charges were felonies and many of them involved violent crimes that were committed both on and off-duty. The in-depth investigation was the result of over 100 public information act requests which

Dept Accused of ‘Faking’ Thank You Cards to Themselves Amid Rash of Police Brutality

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In the past several weeks, the Austin police department has been captured on  video murdering an  unarmed man,  shooting a child in the head  with a rubber bullet, shooting an innocent student in the head with a projectile, and  firing on the citizens attempting  to render aid to that student. These acts of police violence have all gone unpunished. Tensions, as one might expect, are high between the community and their police force. According to the Austin police department, however, there is an outpouring of support in the form of “Thank you” cards. But the Twitter-verse has found that something smells fishy. On Saturday, the Austin police department took to Twitter to essentially put out a piece of propaganda to claim how much their community loves them. A black and a white officer were conveniently chosen to be photographed reading from a pile of thank you cards. “We can’t express enough how grateful we are to serve you, Austin,” the APD account tweeted on Saturday. “Our of

fmr Bmore Mayor Pugh- gets 3 yrs in prison. Texas Family called for help; police respond w/ violence

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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who held elected offices in Baltimore for two decades was recently sentenced to three years in federal prison. Dallas, Texas mom calls police seeking help. Officers responded violently; now the family is suing for racial profiling.

Fmr Dallas PD Cop on Trial; Genevive Dawes Fatal Police Shooting

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Christopher Hess, 42, is charged with aggravated assault by a public servant after he shot and killed 21-year old Genevive Dawes on Jan. 18, 2017 while responding to a call about a stolen car. As a social justice advocate and law enforcement expert, Sgt. Dorsey spoke alongside California Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber before the California Assembly Committee on Public Safety regarding AB392. Sgt. Dorsey’s participation, in part, led to Governor Newsom signing into law on August 19, 2019, California Assembly Bill 392, a police use-of-force bill that redefines the circumstances under which the use of lethal force by a peace officer is considered justifiable. For over two decades, Retired Los Angeles Police Department(LAPD) Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey worked exclusively in patrol and specialized units in all four Bureaus within the City of Los Angeles; South, Central, West and Valley. In addition to various patrol division assignments, Sgt. Dorsey was assigned to the infamous gang unit