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City of Little Rock settles racial discrimination lawsuit; LRPD officers speak out

City of Little Rock settles racial discrimination lawsuit; LRPD officers speak out

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Photo Caption: Veterans of the Little Rock Police Department have recently settled a federal discrimination lawsuit against the city. (Photo: Little Rock police) VIEW VIDEO HERE by Desmond Nugent | Monday, February 24th 2020 | ABC7 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — Veterans of the Little Rock Police Department have recently settled a federal discrimination lawsuit…

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Civil rights attorneys Mike Laux (left) and Benjamin Crump at a press conference in December regarding the Little Rock Police Department's use of no-knock raids. CREDIT MICHAEL HIBBLEN / KUAR NEWS

Attorney: Change In Little Rock Police No-Knock Raids Policy An Improvement

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Photo Caption: Civil rights attorneys Mike Laux (left) and Benjamin Crump at a press conference in December regarding the Little Rock Police Department’s use of no-knock raids. CREDIT MICHAEL HIBBLEN / KUAR NEWS By MICHAEL HIBBLEN • JUN 14, 2019 on KUAR A civil rights attorney representing several people who claimed they were unfairly targeted…

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‘If you don’t get at that rot, you just get more officers like Josh Hastings’

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Washington Post illustration; Hastings photo by Danny Johnston/Associated Press, Moore photo by Andrea Morales for The Washington Post In Washington Post By Radley Balko NOVEMBER 2, 2018 The Little Rock police shooting of 15-year-old Bobby Moore revealed a horror show of misconduct, cover-up and cascading institutional failure at the department. “All I know is this….

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JUDGMENT: Laux, attorney Austin Porter Jr. and Sylvia Perkins outside the federal courthouse in Little Rock.

Thorn in the LRPD’s side

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PHOTO CAPTION: JUDGMENT: Laux, attorney Austin Porter Jr. and Sylvia Perkins outside the federal courthouse in Little Rock. BY David Koon ON October 12, 20178:00 am in Arkansas Times Civil rights attorney Mike Laux has spent years taking on the LRPD over fatal shootings of suspects. He isn’t done yet. The fact is, no matter…

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