September 20, 2014

PHOTOS & FULL TEXT: Activists deliver a People’s Indictment of the 3 officers that beat Jordan Miles

Raw footage: Justice for Jordan Miles Emergency Protest #2, Police HQ, 14 May 2011

Nigel Parry for Pittsburgh Indymedia—Raw Flipcam footage from the second emergency protest for Justice for Jordan Miles, called by the Alliance for Police Accountability. The footage (released as Creative Commons-Non-Commercial-Attribution) was shot near and in front of Police Headquarters in the Northside of Pittsburgh, on May 14th, 2011, from just after 1pm onwards.

Podcast: Special Rustbelt Radio report on Jordan Miles (extended 24 minute version)

The feature takes a look back at the 15 months since Jordan was beaten, the recent news that the federal government are not going to prosecute the cops for civil rights violations of Miles—which the Mayor and Police Chief are trying to spin as a blanket pardon. Listen to speakers including Tim Stevens, Paradise Gray, […]

Teen at center of police probe considers law enforcement career

Timothy McNulty, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Five months ago, Homewood honors student Jordan Miles was arrested by plainclothes officers who he says beat him.

Pittsburgh solicitor says investigation into Miles case still open

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The city’s probe into a high school student’s claims that three police officers beat him in January remains open pending the outcome of an FBI investigation into the allegations, city solicitor Daniel Regan said Tuesday.

Supporters Of CAPA Student Who Says Police Beat Him Take To Streets

WTAE—Supporters of Creative and Performing Arts High School student Jordan Miles put pen to paper on Saturday in a petition drive.

Thousands throng Downtown for parade

Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Winter’s white gave through to St. Patrick’s green today as thousands lined the streets of Pittsburgh for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Jordan Miles Case Sparks Call For Change

WTAE—A public hearing was held in Homewood Wednesday night as community members expressed their disdain for police conduct involving an 18-year-old performing arts student.

Tim Stevens and Gayle Moss speak about Jordan Miles Case

ONEHOOD WEB TV—Tim Stevens (B-PEP) and Gayle Moss (NAACP Pittsburgh) speak moments after witnessing Magisterial District Judge Oscar Petite Jr throw out case against Jordan Miles.

Pittsburgh Police ‘Blue Flu’ Rumors Dismissed

WTAE—Pittsburgh police are warned not to call in sick without reason or cut back on patrols in the wake of a judge’s decision to dismiss the charges against CAPA high school student Jordan Miles, who claims he was beaten by three officers.

Pittsburgh police warned against blue flu

Tries to head off reaction to case involving teen Sadie Gurman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A top police official has warned city officers not to take any action on the job in response to a magistrate’s decision to drop criminal charges against a Homewood teen who says he was beaten during his arrest in January.

Charges dropped: But police conduct is also at issue in the Miles case

Editorial, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Each disclosure in the case of high school student Jordan Miles raises new alarms.

Defense lawyers hired for Pittsburgh officers in Homewood case

Bobby Kerlik, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—The Pittsburgh police union hired veteran criminal defense attorneys for three officers under investigation by the city and FBI for allegations of brutality during the arrest of a Homewood teenager.

Honors student Jordan Miles cleared by judge

Bobby Kerlik, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—A Homewood teenager at the center of a racially charged police brutality investigation celebrated with his family Thursday when a judge dismissed charges from his arrest by officers he says beat him.

Judge dismisses charges against CAPA student

Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A judge relied on the testimony of a witness over the police version of events in dismissing charges Thursday against Jordan Miles, a high school student charged with assault and resisting arrest.

Charges Dismissed Against Teen Who Says Cops Beat Him

WTAE—All charges were dismissed Thursday against a Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts student who said he was brutalized by three city police officers who arrested him in Homewood.

Jordan Miles Attorney Kerry Lewis speaks out

ONEHOOD WEB TV—Jordan Miles Attorney Kerry Lewis speaks right after Magisterial District Judge Oscar Petite Jr. rules to throw out all charges against Jordan Miles. Thursday March 4th, 2010.

Terez Miles (Jordan Miles Mother) speaks

ONEHOOD WEB TV—Terez Miles speaks moments after Magisterial District Judge Oscar Petite Jr dropped all charges against her son Jordan Miles.

WTAE: Charges Dismissed Against Teen Who Says Cops Beat Him

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Judge dismisses charges against teen beaten by police

Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A judge today dismissed all charges against Pittsburgh high school student Jordan Miles, who claims he was badly beaten by three police officers during his arrest in Homewood.