Police Accountability Report
On this episode we take a critical look at the obstacles to holding police accountable, and expose how both politicians and judges defend an institution that is often at odds with communities.
On this episode of The Police Accountability Report, we tell a harrowing tale of a firsthand experience with drug dealing cops reveals the long and troubling history of police selling narcotics, and calls into question the idea that police corruption is limited to a few bad actors.
In this episode we will look at a federal lawsuit accusing police of violating the civil rights of a then-pregnant woman that has cleared a major hurdle. Court filings reveal the harrowing experience for a woman who went into labor shortly after she was put in handcuffs and jailed.
In the latest episode of the Police Accountability Report we discuss an arrest caught on tape which seems to diverge from the account given by officers, and discuss if it’s possible for police to police themselves
A recent secret deal to give a Mesa, Arizona police officer a lifetime pension after a controversial shooting is raising questions about a system that appears to have troublesome incentives
The illegal arrest by a Baltimore City cop has lead to charges of false imprisonment and misconduct, but also reveals a deep-rooted reason why police seek to silence critics
A 20-year-old student activist was charged with felony wiretapping for using Facebook Live while in the office of Rep. Andy Harris, known for pushing back against the legalization of marijuana in DC
A deep dive into the details of the political economy that allows law enforcement to defeat civilian reform efforts, and what can be done to change it
A recent string of police scandals reveals how heavy-handed policing and monetized misery work in tandem to exacerbate the country’s entrenched social ills
TRNN takes a closer look at recent efforts to reform one of the most corrupt police departments in the country, and how even the dysfunction fuels profit for law enforcement in general