One of the most important tools at one’s disposal following a harmful experience with a rogue police officer is knowledge. Keeping up-to-date on the most recent and important changes in laws concerning the actions of police officers is critical to the legal aftermath of such an unfortunate event. This is why JML Law not only… Continue reading Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Critical Police Reform Measures Into Law
Civilians used to look up to police officers for their strength and courage to protect them. Now, more and more people are becoming victims of police misconduct, ruining that image they once held of law enforcement. It makes many people question who they can trust. However, victims of police excessive force can trust an Anaheim… Continue reading An Unarmed Homeless Man Lost His Life To An Anaheim Police Officer Using Excessive Force
The Los Angeles Police Department asked the U.S. Department of Justice for a staggering $3 million to foot the bill for its community policing initiative in a South L.A. neighborhood marred by violence and homicides. But the DoJ said no, triggering outrage among Los Angeles police officials who hoped to receive federal funding for its… Continue reading LAPD Asks for MORE Money for Policing, But It Has Enough Money to Settle Police Misconduct Claims
What came as a victory for all advocates of police body cameras, also came as a failure of justice. The killing of Daniel Shaver became one of the most terrifying and outrageous police shootings ever captured on camera. But apparently, the shocking Daniel Shaver shooting footage, where the victim gets shot five times while clearly… Continue reading Daniel Shaver Shooting Footage Leaks: No Police Misconduct Charges Filed
An arrest involving two police officers and a taser recently made headlines across the country. The incident took place in Riverside last week. Two police officers were responding to a domestic incident, and found the suspected, 22-year-old Christopher McClinton, sitting in his vehicle. Reports indicate that the suspect refused to give the police officers his… Continue reading Is Tasing Another Cop Considered Police Misconduct?
Police misconduct is the most discussed issue in the U.S. nowadays – after sexual harassment. For ages, numerous cases of police misconduct and brutality have resulted in the nationwide loss of trust in police. Fact: a U.S. citizen is killed by a police officer an estimated every 7 hours. But the police in Long Beach… Continue reading Can Police Be Reinstated After Misconduct?
Gangs, turf wars, and gang rivalries are something Los Angeles has to put up with every day. There are roughly 1.4 million members of US gangs nationally, and police officers and law enforcement officers are working hard to bust them. But not all of them, it appears. A police sergeant in Nevada is accusing a… Continue reading How Police Misconduct Leads to Helping Gang Members Flee