Tag: Blue Lives Matter

Louisiana Extends Hate Crime Protections to Police

Louisiana on Thursday became the first state in the nation to include law enforcement officers as a protected class under hate-crime law, treating attacks on public safety workers the same as attacks motivated by race, religion, gender identity or sexual orientation. The “Blue Lives Matter” bill was signed into law…

Officer Fired for Body-Slamming Sixth Grader

A video of a San Antonio, Texas, school police officer body-slamming a 12-year-old girl on March 29 that went viral resulted in the officer’s termination on Monday. Joshua Kehm, the 27-year-old former officer, was fired, “effective immediately,” a statement from the San Antonio Independent School District reported. Related Story: School…