Chattanooga Police Updates Policy to Require Officers to Intervene in Cases of Brutality and Report It

Chattanooga Police Updates Policy to Require Officers to Intervene in Cases of Brutality and Report It

Chattanooga, Tennessee’s Police Chief has updated his department’s Code of Conduct, saying his officers have a duty to intervene—and to report it—when others in the department commit acts of brutality or abuses of power. Chief David Roddy announced the changes Monday, and also highlighted existing policy regarding how to deal … Read more

Libertarian-Democrat Partnership in US House Drafts Legislation to Make Police Answerable to the Law Once Again

Libertarian-Democrat Partnership in US House Drafts Legislation to Make Police Answerable to the Law Once Again

In response to recent public demand for greater accountability of police officers, a former-Libertarian presidential candidate, Michigan Congressman Justin Amash (L-MI), along with Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) introduced a bill in the House to end the doctrine of ‘qualified immunity’ which makes it so difficult for private citizens to pursue legal … Read more