Undercover New York Police Department officers slam ex-tennis pro James Blake to the ground, cuff him. They had the wrong guy. According to Blake, the officers didn’t identify themselves before attacking him, and he received no apology. They were looking for someone suspected of credit card fraud. Blake is black. The cop was white.
Former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly blames Bill deBlasio for the slight rise in NYC murders this year. Does that mean deBlasio also gets credit for the slight decline in shootings? Or the historic drop in overall crime?
The private prison company Corrections Corporation of America has made $49 million locking up undocumented children and their families.