PHOTOS & FULL TEXT: Activists deliver a People’s Indictment of the 3 officers that beat Jordan Miles
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.
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, [...]
Timothy McNulty, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Five months ago, Homewood honors student Jordan Miles was arrested by plainclothes officers who he says beat him.
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.
WTAE—Supporters of Creative and Performing Arts High School student Jordan Miles put pen to paper on Saturday in a petition drive.
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.
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.
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.
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.