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Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked 21-year-old Jarod Dotson while two other officers handcuffed him, until the student fell to his knees. Dotson did not appear …

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NYPD Twitter Disaster Escalates Quickly

Never ask a question that you don’t already know the answer to. That is the motto of any good trial attorney. The witness stand is no place to ask questions that might reveal things that you are not prepared to deal with. And now that rule is expanding to include Twitter. In a move that is sure to go down …

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The NYPD’s Twitter Campaign Ended Up Like This

Twitter campaigns for organizations and businesses don’t always turn out the way they were intended. On Tuesday, @NYPDnews, the official New York City Police Department’s Twitter account, attempted a social media outreach that ultimately back fired, asking: “Do you have a photo with a member of the NYPD? Tweet us & tag it #myNYPD. It may be featured on our …

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