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Philly’s female cops sue police department over civil rights abuses nearly every other month, records show

Nine female officers have sued the Philadelphia Police Department over sexual harassment or discrimination since the start of 2018 — that’s roughly one lawsuit nearly every other month, court records show. The records illustrate a problem thrust into public view Tuesday, when Police Commissioner Richard Ross abruptly resigned amid allegations …

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The Double Ordeal of Being a Woman in a Venezuelan Prison

Photos: Cristián Hernández A Spanish version of this piece was originally published in Cinco8. On January 23rd, while Juan Guaidó swore his oath of office in Caracas, people in Barquisimeto were protesting cooking gas shortages. Near the protest, Aidysmar Figueroa, a 20 year-old graphic design student, was going with her …

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BTPS officer’s sex assault case adjourned

By Shurtz, Delon on August 22, 2019. Delon Shurtz Lethbridge Herald dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com A southern Alberta police officer charged with two counts of sexual assault won’t be back in court until next month. The case against the officer was in Lethbridge provincial court Wednesday, but was simply adjourned to Sept. 18. …

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