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Articles by Edward Lyon

Report: U.S. Border Patrol Not Nearly as Nice as It Claims

Prior to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center Towers and damaged ...

Austin, Texas, Diverting Funds From Police to Transform Community

Extreme Prosecutorial Misconduct Results in Wrist Slap

When Police Body Cam Is a ‘Propaganda Tool’

However, “[w]hen the police are given the discretion to publicly release favorable body camera footage but withhold negative footage, police ...

Socially Unacceptable New York Cops

Some officers bring racist or other hateful comments to social media [CLN, October 2019, p. 41]. However, some of ...

Hundreds Serving Life Due to Less Than Unanimous Jury Verdicts

Athlete Settles Tasing Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Milwaukee city attorney Tearman Spencer and assistant city attorney Robin A. Pederson sent a letter to the city’s Common Council on November ...

Texas Police S.W.A.T. Woman Over Anti-Cop Bumper Stickers

$12 Million Settlement Against Louisville, Kentucky


by Ed Lyon 

A settlement with family was reached in the death of Breonna Taylor of Kentucky, an unarmed Black woman who was killed when undercover Louisville Metro police “blindly” fired 10 rounds into her apartment on March 13, 2020, the result of a botched raid that began ...

Exodus of a Baker’s Dozen


by Ed Lyon

Since the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd while in police custody, protests against police brutality and systemic racism have grown. And, as various protests and incidents of excessive force by police make headlines, police chiefs are beating a hasty exodus from troubled departments. 

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