Torsten Ove, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Officials of the national and local NAACP met yesterday with Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. to ask him to prosecute three Pittsburgh police officers in the Jan. 12, 2010, beating of Jordan Miles in Homewood.
Torsten Ove, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Members of the NAACP met today with Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. to ask him to prosecute three Pittsburgh police officers in the Jan. 12, 2010, beating of Jordan Miles.
WDUQ—The Alliance for Police Accountability, a group that started up about a year ago, delivered an estimated 1,000 signatures to Stephen Zappala, the Allegheny County District Attorney on Friday morning urging that criminal charges be filed against the three city police officers involved in the beating of Jordan Miles. Among them was Miles’ mother.
Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The Alliance for Police Accountability delivered more than 1,000 signatures to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office this morning, again urging that criminal charges be filed against the three city police officers involved in the beating of Jordan Miles.
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, […]
Lauren Daley, Pittsburgh City Paper—City officials announced today that three police officers accused of beating a Homewood teenager last year will be re-instated, now that the US Department of Justice has declined to prosecute them.
Associated Press—Three white plainclothes Pittsburgh police officers who had been suspended with pay for more than 15 months will be reinstated now that a city investigation has failed to “prove or disprove” allegations that they wrongly beat a black teen.
DA still reviewing case Sadie Gurman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Pittsburgh’s mayor and police chief announced today that three officers who had been off the job during an investigation into the arrest of Jordan Miles are being reinstated without discipline.
KDKA—The KDKA Investigators have learned that the Jordan Miles investigation is apparently over.
WDUQNews—Protesters delivered a petition to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office today demanding the prosecution of three white Pittsburgh policemen who allegedly beat black high school student Jordan Miles in January.
Adam Brandolph, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—About two dozen civil rights and community activists today delivered about 900 signatures petitioning the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office to arrest and charge the three police officers who allegedly beat a Homewood teenager earlier this year.
Jordan Miles Says He Was Beaten By Officers In Homewood WTAE—Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zapalla will be getting a visit from activists angry over the alleged police beating of Creative and Performing Arts High School student Jordan Miles.
Chris Potter, City Paper—Remember Jordan Miles, the CAPA student who got pummeled by police in Homewood, supposedly because the cops thought he might have a gun stowed in the pocket of his jacket? And remember how the “gun” turned out to be a bottle of Mountain Dew?