Daily Archive: August 20, 2013

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    Detroit Police Consider ‘Stop and Frisk’

    In a city where crime is high and Detroit Police officers are low, DPD is now looking to implement the controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ tactics as a means to cut back on the crime epidemic in Detroit.Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled there that stop-and-frisk was unconstitutional in New York. Finding that city police…

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow Wants A Recount

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow is expected to ask for a recount of the votes from the Detroit mayoral primary election.WDIV: “There is a pervasive lawlessness that we have witnessed throughout our election process,” Barrow said. “Our challengers saw it. The people working in many of the instances — particularly Cobo Hall — clearly…

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    US Judge Approves Force Feeding California Inmates

    (AP) — A federal judge approved a request from California and federal officials on Monday to force-feed inmates if necessary as a statewide prison hunger strike entered its seventh week. Officials say they fear for the welfare of nearly 70 inmates …