Ex-family detention social worker speaks at congressional forum

Ex-family detention social worker speaks at congressional forum

By Franco Ordoñez WASHINGTON– A former social worker told members of Congress on Tuesday that she witnessed rampant abuse and neglect while working at a family detention center in Karnes City, Texas. Olivia López was among a panel of witnesses that included former detained mothers and mental health experts who shared upsetting accounts of life and […]

University of Cincinnati Officer’s Bodycam Was Crucial to Murder Indictment: Officials

University of Cincinnati Officer’s Bodycam Was Crucial to Murder Indictment: Officials

A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a driver to death during a routine traffic stop probably would not have been indicted for murder, authorities say, without a key piece of evidence — video from a camera worn by the cop. Law enforcement experts who reviewed the body-cam footage taken from Officer Ray Tensing […]

U.S. Customs And Border Protection To Decide On Body Cameras

U.S. Customs And Border Protection To Decide On Body Cameras

By Jean Guerrero U.S. Customs and Border Protection will decide whether or not to use body-worn cameras before the end of this year, according to an official in charge of a nine-month study of the technology. The study was launched in October 2014 as part of a response to use-of-force complaints involving border patrol agents. […]

Friendship trumps racism at San Diego border park

Friendship trumps racism at San Diego border park

By John Fanestil Once again, the nation is in an uproar over illegal immigration. In launching his presidential campaign, Donald Trump grossly stereotyped Mexican immigrants to the United States and struck a chord that, sadly, resonates with many Americans. That an American huckster-politician would embrace coarse, anti-immigrant rhetoric is nothing new. Neither should it come […]