December 18, 2014

Russia Today: Cops paid after beating teen

Russia Today—“Where’s the money? Where’s the gun? Where’s the drugs?” That’s what Jordan Miles heard last January as he walked to his grandmother’s home in his Pittsburgh, PA neighborhood. Miles was only 18 at the time, and when the three men got out of their car and approached him and began questioning, he ran.

Rustbelt Radio: Update from the frontlines of the Justice for Jordan Miles campaign

Nigel Parry reporting for Rustbelt Radio—Featuring audio of Jordan Miles, Paradise Gray, Tim Stevens, Brandi Fisher, Walter Smolarek and Mark Osark.

Jordan Miles speaks for the first time in public since the beating

JusticeforJordanMiles.com—Jordan Miles was inexcusably and brutally beaten by Pittsburgh police in January 2010. Today, he spoke for the first time in public since the beating speaks at protest outside the Office of Municipal Investigations, during a protest by the Alliance for Police Accountability.

City Paper: Miles to Go: After more than a year of being the face for police accountability, Jordan Miles is now adding his voice

Chris Young, Pittsburgh City Paper—Since his arrest and beating at the hands of three undercover city police officers last year, Jordan Miles has been the face of efforts to reform the Pittsburgh Police  — whether he wanted to be or not.

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.

Terez Miles’ statement, read out during the May 6th Emergency Protest in Downtown

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.

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, […]

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: No fed charges in Jordan Miles’ beating

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.

No Charges: Cops Who Beat Pittsburgh Teen Going Back To Work

WTAE—No criminal charges will be brought against three Pittsburgh police officers who were involved in the violent arrest of then-high school student Jordan Miles in Homewood more than a year ago.

WPXI Pittsburgh: Jordan Miles Reacts To Decision On Beating Investigation

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CBS/KDKA: Officers In Jordan Miles Case To Be Reinstated (with Video)

[hana-flv-player video="http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/20110505-kdka-jordan-miles.flv" width="600" height="450" description="" player="3" autoload="true" autoplay="false" loop="false" autorewind="true" /] KDKA—Three Pittsburgh police officers who were accused of beating up a CAPA High School senior in Homewood last year will return to work.

WDUQ: Jordan Miles’ Mother: “The Whole Community is Outraged”

WDUQ—City of Pittsburgh officials had said they would wait until the federal investigation was over in the case of the beating of an 18 year old African American high school student on January 12, 2010.

Feds will not prosecute police in Jordan Miles case

3 faced charges in alleged brutality against Jordan Miles Sadie Gurman and Paula Reed Ward, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A Justice Department decision Wednesday not to charge three police officers with civil rights violations in the case of Jordan Miles brought relief for the accused and disillusionment for the Homewood teen whose name became inextricably linked with police […]

WTAE Video: Feds Say No Charges For Cops Who Beat Pittsburgh Teen

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.

WTAE: Charges Dismissed Against Teen Who Says Cops Beat Him

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Police Reassigned While CAPA Student’s Beatdown Investigated

WTAE—Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is responding to Jordan Miles’ claims that three police officers beat down the 18-year-old performing arts student on a street in his neighborhood at night.