Emilie Raguso, Berkeleyside Published 12:40 pm PDT, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 FILE -- Councilman Ben Bartlett, Aug. 22, 2017. Bartlett has received attention over asking a Berkeley police officer to be let out of a ticket, reminding the officer that city council would be voting on police contracts and raises. less FILE -- Councilman Ben Bartlett, Aug. 22, 2017. Bartlett has received attention over asking a Berkeley police officer to be let out of a ticket, reminding the officer that city council would be voting on police ... more Photo: Emilie Raguso/Berkeleyside Photo: Emilie Raguso/Berkeleyside Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE -- Councilman Ben Bartlett, Aug. 22, 2017. Bartlett has received attention over asking a Berkeley police officer to be let out of a ticket, reminding the officer that city … [Read more...] about An Uber was pulled over with a Berkeley councilman inside. He asked police not to ticket the driver.
News / UK and world by Press Association July 9, 2018, 8:24 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Police forces across the country are being asked to record abuse and harassment of women as a hate crime. Campaign groups want constabularies in England and Wales to follow the example of Nottinghamshire Police in expanding the scope of hate crime offending to include misogyny. An open letter co-signed by the Fawcett Society, civil society alliance Citizens UK, senior faith leaders and non-governmental organisations asks the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) to vote to record misogyny as a hate crime nationwide at its upcoming meeting on July 11. Campaigners say the likes of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements highlight the need to tackle the abuse, harassment and problematic behaviour that many women are subject to, which they say can create “a culture of impunity in society, leading to more severe crimes”. So far only … [Read more...] about Campaign groups ask police to make misogyny a hate crime
A motorist stopped by police taking a breath test. Picture: John Giles/PA Wire. Archant A woman staggered out of a pub and asked police for a lift home. When they refused, she got into her own car - and ended up getting a lift to the police station instead. The incident happened in West Norfolk last night. PC Rod Morrison tweeted: “Female left pub in Downham Market, staggered over to my car asked for a lift I declined she then climbed into her car and drove off- blew 87 in custody and now bedded down in the cells for the night.” Earlier, officers breathalysed a man they found slumped over the wheel of his car in Syderstone. One tweeted: “Drink driver arrested 08:40 after being found slumped at the steering wheel in his car in Syderstone. Nearly twice the legal limit at this time in the morning.” … [Read more...] about Woman arrested for drink driving after asking police for lift home
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader True Crime by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. Email the author April 10 at 11:32 AM Email the author Roena Cheryl Mills (West Virginia Jail & Correctional Facility Authority) Roena Cheryl Mills was covered in blood, wearing a glove on just her left hand and carrying a pocket knife when deputies encountered her at a home she refused to leave on Easter Sunday. Authorities said the 41-year-old appeared to be drunk or high, according to court documents obtained by the Bluefield Daily Telegraph. And deputies’ attempts to question her were thwarted by her side conversation with an … [Read more...] about A woman asked police to ‘let me get my heads.’ Then they found her decapitated boyfriend.
In May, Gotland municipality granted neo-Nazi group the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) space at the forthcoming edition of the annual Almedalen week, a decades-old Swedish political tradition where pundits, politicians and lobbyists gather in Visby. But now, the municipality's technical committee has submitted a letter to the police saying that it is "wrong for organizers or organizations who clearly stand for anti-democratic and violence-promoting messages to be allowed to rent land from Gotland municipality". READ ALSO: Neo-Nazis to attend iconic Swedish political festival The committee added that it has caused significant concerns for security and safety in the city and for visitors in general. The technical committee's chairperson Tommy Gardell said that allowing the NRM to rent space was a mistake which they regret. The application was approved without a check on what kind of organization the request came from. "Had the issue been taken to the technical committee and to me … [Read more...] about Host of Swedish politics week asks police to stop neo-Nazis from attending