In light of today’s statement released by District Attorney Zappala, to not pursue justice for Jordan Miles, the Alliance for Police Accountability is hosting an emergency rally and march! Today at 5pm we will stand UNITED at People’s Park (Directly across from USX Building on Grant Street) Bring Signs! Bring Friends! Who meant it when [...]
Len Barcousky / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. announced this morning that there is “not a prosecutable case” against three white Pittsburgh police officers resulting from their efforts to subdue a young black man in January 2010.
The Councilman Burgess legislation, originally called the “Jordan Miles Public Safety Legislation”, resulted in police reporting about stop and frisks for the first time in their 2011 report.
Christian Morrow, Pittsburgh New Courier—Spurred by Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala’s lack of action in charging the three Pittsburgh officers accused of beating CAPA student Jordan Miles more than a year ago, District 10 County Councilman William Robinson has proposed legislating the creation of a countywide civilian review board. But before he does that, [...]
Rich Lord, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Jordan Miles has won three legal skirmishes in the run-up to a July civil trial on whether three city of Pittsburgh police officers violated his rights in a 2010 arrest.
Brian Bowling, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—The injuries a Homewood man suffered during a 2010 arrest will cost him $2 million to $3 million in earnings over his lifetime, a University of Pittsburgh economics professor says in a court document filed Tuesday.