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Articles by Bill Trine

Police State: How America’s Cops Get Away with Murder (Book Review)

Police State: How America’s Cops Get Away with Murder, by Gerry Spence
(St. Martin’s Press, 2015). 338 pages, hard cover. $19.40

Book review by Bill Trine

In recent years, the American public has witnessed shocking videos, taken by cell phones with video cameras, of citizens brutalized and killed by ...

The Genesis of Increasing Incidents of Police Brutality: The War on Drugs

The Genesis of Increasing Incidents of Police Brutality: The War on Drugs

By Bill Trine

What is the cause of the spiraling increase in police assaults on people whom they should help to protect --- not brutalize or kill? In just the month of March, 2015, American police killed 111 people ...

Colorado Restraint Board Death Case Settled

by Bill Trine, esq.

A§ 1983 civil rights lawsuit and medical/healthcare negligence lawsuit was brought by the mother of 54 year old Michael Lewis, who died on May 7, 1998, after being placed on a "restrainer board" while incarcerated as a pre-trial detainee at the El Paso County Criminal ...