FBI Director James Comey
Comey plans to donate his $100,000 salary to a Howard University scholarship fund that will help former foster kids pay for college.
James Comey did not really offer anything new, but doubled down on his insistence he believes President Trump tried to shut down an FBI inquiry.
The FBI Director made the statements during Monday's hearing with the House Intelligence Committee.
Speaking to thousands of law enforcement officials, FBI Director James Comey said that those who believe that there is a police shooting epidemic of black men “have no idea” what they’re talking about, and pressed police to begin keeping data to prove or disprove the point.
The news comes a year after reports of fatalities and injuries at the hands of police--most recently Laquan McDonald in Chicago--amid widening frustration over the lack of official recordings of the incidents.
Lynch's declaration as the chief law enforcement official in the government negates comments made by FBI Director James Comey, who last month argued that officers in major cities feel "under siege" due to protests, demonstrations, and discussions that aim to hold police officers accountable.
On Tuesday, Roland Martin, former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder, and the NewsOne Now panel discussed Comey's comments and his explanation that increasing crime rates are a result of cops being afraid to do their jobs because they don't want to be video taped.
As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and upset of their actions being posted on social media. Law enforcement officers, including the FBI Director James Comey, are critical of of the practice because they claim police are now afraid of […]
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told NBC’s Chuck Todd during the Washington Ideas Forum, hosted by AtlanticLIVE and the Aspen Institute, that the federal government should not require police to report fatal shootings of civilians. “One of the things we are focusing on at the Department of Justice is not trying to reach down from Washington and dictate to […]
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