Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette blog—The U.S. Justice Department ended its investigation into the beating of a Jordan Miles without issuing any charges. The officers involved were reinstated to active duty without any real explanation of what happened. Police Chief Nate Harper said, “There is no question that Mr. Jordan Miles sustained physical injuries, but there […]
PHOTOS & FULL TEXT: Activists deliver a People’s Indictment of the 3 officers that beat Jordan Miles
Ryan Brown, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—About 90 demonstrators gathered Saturday at Pittsburgh police headquarters to repeat demands that the Allegheny County district attorney file charges against three police officers accused of beating Homewood teenager 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.
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Thursday, May 5, 2011—Yesterday’s decision by federal officials not to charge the three police officers who brutally beat Jordan came as a horrible insult, to Jordan, to me as his mother, and to everyone with eyes, a brain and common sense.
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, […]
What will mend rift between police and community? Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The news that the Department of Justice wouldn’t file charges against three Pittsburgh police officers accused of using excessive force against a Homewood teenager was disappointing for the teen and his family. But for the community affected by it, the decision has served […]
KDKA—A group says they plan at least three more rallies for Jordan Miles, a teenager who was beaten by three Pittsburgh police officers. KDKA’s Harold Hayes reports.
Fed Probe Clears Pittsburgh Officers Who Arrested Jordan Miles [hana-flv-player video=”http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/media/video/20110506-WTAE-Jordan-Miles.flv” width=”600″ height=”350″ description=”” player=”4″ autoload=”true” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”true” /] WTAE—A community group protested Friday outside the City-County Building, asking Allegheny County authorities to do what the Justice Department and the FBI will not — file charges against Pittsburgh police officers who beat and arrested […]
Bobby Kerlik, Jill King Greenwood, Michael Hasch, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—After more than a year of investigating, federal officials said on Wednesday they do not have enough evidence to charge three Pittsburgh police officers accused of beating a Homewood teenager during an arrest near his home.
Jordan Miles Was Arrested By Undercover Officers In Homewood, Cleared By Judge [hana-flv-player video=”http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/media/video/20110505-wtae-nate-harper.flv” width=”600″ height=”350″ description=”” player=”3″ autoload=”true” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”true” /] WTAE—After a long investigation, there will be no charges against Pittsburgh police officers who made the violent street arrest of then-high school student Jordan Miles.
WDUQ—After spending more than a year on paid leave, the three Pittsburgh police officers involved in the beating of Jordan Miles have begun the process of being reinstated to the force.
Jordan Miles Was Arrested By Undercover Officers In Homewood, Cleared By Judge [hana-flv-player video=”http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/media/video/20110504-wtae-jordan-and-mother.flv” width=”600″ height=”350″ description=”” player=”3″ autoload=”true” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”true” /] WTAE—After a long investigation, there will be no charges against Pittsburgh police officers who made the violent street arrest of then-high school student Jordan Miles.
WDUQ—In this second report on policing and community relations vis-a-vis a controversial beating and arrest last year, WDUQ looks at some elements that contribute to trust, cooperation and accountability.
Observer-Reporter (Washington and Greene Counties)—Labor unions arose in this country for good reasons, chief among them the need to counter the tactics of predatory employers as the nation entered the industrial age.
Ralph Iannotti/KDKA—The union representing Pittsburgh police officers is angry after someone sent press releases to local media outlets, saying that the union had withdrawn its support of three officers involved in a controversial police brutality case.
WTAE—Top officials with the Pittsburgh police officers’ union said a fake statement was sent to local media on Monday, alleging that the union no longer stands behind three cops who are the subject of a nearly yearlong investigation of the beating of Jordan Miles.