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Autopsy: Drugs, restraints caused death of Marshall Miles, who became unresponsive in Sacramento jail BY MOLLY SULLIVAN FEBRUARY 01, 2019 05:09 PM, UPDATED FEBRUARY 01, 2019 05:15 PM Sheriff's department cameras capture last minutes of Marshall Miles life while in custody The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department released video Monday showing the events leading up to the death of Sacramento County jail inmate Marshall Miles, who became unresponsive while in custody and died shortly after being released. By Sacramento Sheriff's Department UP NEXT What to do if you find a body Unmute Fullscreen PauseCurrent Time 0:18 / Duration 11:10SKip Back Skip Forward The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department released video Monday showing the events leading up to the death of Sacramento County jail inmate Marshall Miles, who became unresponsive while in custody and died shortly after being released. By Sacramento Sheriff's Department An autopsy report released Friday by the Sacramento County Coroner found that physical exertion, drug intoxication and restraint by law enforcement were factors in the death of 36-year-old Marshall Miles, who died Nov. 1 after a prolonged struggle with deputies at the Sacramento County Main Jail. The coroner listed his official cause of death as "complications of cardiopulmonary arrest during restraint and mixed drug intoxication," noting the presence of narcotics in his system and blunt force injuries to his body. Miles was arrested Oct. 28 when several 911 callers reported him jumping on cars and acting erratically several days before in the area of Watt Avenue and A Street in North Highlands. On that Sunday night in late October, Miles was transported to the Sacramento County Main Jail where security camera and handheld camera footage showed him being restrained and struggling with officers during the booking process. Miles later became unresponsive on a cell floor less than a minute after deputies carried him there, according to video of the incident. DIGITAL ACCESS FOR ONLY $0.99 For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. SUBSCRIBE NOW #READLOCAL Deputies and fire personnel performed CPR and attempted to resuscitate him using a defibrillator, video shows, before he was taken to Sutter Medical Center just after midnight Oct. 29. Soon after, doctors performed a CT scan that found "findings consistent with global hypoxic anoxic injury," a partial or total lack of oxygen to the brain, according previous reporting by The Sacramento Bee. IMG_20181030_120235_1911.jpg Marshall Miles, 36, died Nov. 1 becoming unresponsive while in jail custody days before. Berry Accius He died four days later after sheriff's officials granted a "compassionate release" to the comatose Miles, allowing him to die with his family and without authorities present. Miles' toxicology report, included in Friday's release, showed he had measurable amounts of narcotics in his system at the time of his death, including methamphetamine, amphetamine, cocaine, tobacco and marijuana. The autopsy report also detailed "clusters" of abrasions on Miles wrists and ankles, as well as hemorrhages. Several of his ribs were also fractured, which "may represent injury due to resuscitative efforts," the report said. The Sacramento County Coroner was not immediately available for comment. Berry Accius, a community activist, responded to the report: "That's why we continue to call out the excessive force used by law enforcement. (The autopsy report) is saying exactly what we said. If you didn't restrain him the way you restrained him and as he asked for help and assistance. You didn't treat him. You treated him after the fact, after he was dead. There has to be some liability for that." The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department released videos of the incident Dec. 3, its first ever release of footage in a critical incident. "We thoroughly outlined the incident and what took place in the video that we released to the public," Sgt. Shaun Hampton, spokesman for the sheriff's department, said Friday afternoon. "And that video contains all the footage related to that incident." The videos shows Miles speaking rapidly and breathing heavily throughout his encounter with law enforcement. When he arrives at the jail, Miles falls to his knees and appears to struggle with deputies, who then put restraints on Miles and carry him by his arms and legs, telling him to stop struggling. At one point, Miles yells, "I cannot breathe." At another, he shouts, "Give me some air." "You're breathing fine," a deputy replies as officers struggle to subdue him. The deputies ultimately hogtie his ankles and wrists together behind his back. Miles continues to struggle as deputies carry him during his booking. He is later carried to a cell where at least five deputies surround him as he is placed face down on the floor while they work to release him from the restraints. The deputies continue to give Miles orders not to struggle as they unlock his cuffs and then back out of the cell. Miles is seen motionless and silent before they release the restraints and as they leave the cell. The release of the videos came after months of pressure on Sheriff Scott Jones, who has previously refused to release footage of officer-involved shootings and other critical incidents, and who waged a successful campaign to shut down the county inspector general's efforts to provide oversight of such events. Narration by the Sheriff's Department in the video says that "seconds later" a sergeant noticed Miles appeared to have stopped breathing. The video appears to show a 39-second lapse of time from when the cell door originally was closed to when deputies rush back in to check on the inmate, who remained motionless, face down and silent during that time.

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California prison rehab program fails to keep criminals from reoffending, audit finds BY JASON POHL A program called Tender Loving Canines is among the new and restored rehabilitation courses popping up in California state prisons since Gov. Jerry Brown began emphasizing programs that help inmates prepare to reenter society. By Hector Amezcua California prison inmates who went through certain behavioral therapy programs committed crimes at nearly the same rate after their release as those who did not participate, according to state investigators, raising questions about what recent ballooning costs have really achieved. In a report released Thursday, the state auditor said the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has not reevaluated the tools it uses to determine whether an inmate should be placed in cognitive behavioral therapy. It's an issue that investigators said was especially problematic and costly in the years since legal changes altered the make-up of prison populations across the state. Potentially inaccurate assessment tools "could result in placing inmates in the wrong programs or in no programs at all," Auditor Elaine Howle wrote in a letter to elected officials that accompanied the report. The corrections department has also failed to make sure some existing therapy programs are evidence-based, meaning a "significant" portion of inmates have not been getting treatments that have been proven to help. DIGITAL ACCESS FOR ONLY $0.99 For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. SUBSCRIBE NOW #READLOCAL "These results are serious enough to highlight an urgent need for Corrections to take a more active and meaningful role in ensuring that these programs are effective," Howle wrote, calling on the state Legislature to implement new oversight and monitoring. Part of the department's problem-filled rehabilitation efforts, Howle said, could be attributed to staffing shortages that plague programs in all California prisons. But that doesn't account for the lack of performance measures targeting rehab programs and recidivism that should show what success looks like. The report, which was requested by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, calls into question how hundreds of millions of dollars in rehabilitation treatments have been spent, and whether the programs have achieved their goals since the state in 2011 adopted criminal justice reforms that were intended to downsize prison populations. Efforts under the umbrella of "rehabilitation" work with inmates to address issues running the gamut from drug abuse to job skills and even literacy. Since 2012, the corrections department has grown rehabilitation programming and training to each of its 36 prisons. Its annual budget for rehabilitation has also increased 27 percent in five years, from $234 million in 2013 to $298 million in 2018, according to the audit. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a specific part of rehab that can help people with mental illnesses or some form of self-destructive behavior. It comprises about a quarter of rehab programs within the department, yet Howle found that inmates who go through the program are about as likely to commit crimes and return to prison as inmates who do not participate in cognitive behavioral therapy. The department "has not undertaken sufficient effort to determine whether these programs are effective at reducing recidivism," the report reads. The at-times blistering critique of how the programming is handled comes while the department requests more money for cognitive behavioral therapy. The California State Prison, Sacramento recently submitted a request for new classrooms to support and expand cognitive behavioral health programming. Officials wrote in their proposal the estimated $6.4 million expansion was needed because they lacked proper space some programming has been held in a former dry-cleaning warehouse. San Quentin State Prison also filed a similar proposal recently to expand cognitive behavioral treatment space. That total estimated project cost is $7.1 million. Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman for CDCR, said rehabilitation remains a priority and the department has been working to bolster its tracking systems. CDCR took the findings "seriously" and was making some changes, she told The Bee Thursday, adding that the audit used some data collected before programming and monitoring efforts were expanded. "The department," she said, "is committed to building a strong model to measure our rehabilitative programs consistently and to continue enhancing public safety by ensuring our inmates have the skills and resources they need for a successful transition back to their communities."

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How To Increase Your Chances Of An Orgasm Almost Every Time Getting off has cliterally never been easier. ByBrittany Nims 01/31/2019 04:36pm ET MILJKO VIA GETTY IMAGES Orgasms can make your body do a lot of surprising things, from sneezing and crying to feeling shaky and headache-y. That's in addition to all of the ways sex makes you happier and healthier, like by releasing stress and improving your mental health. Unfortunately, reaching the Big O doesn't come easy for everyone, especially when a partner is added to the mix. According to a 2015 Cosmopolitan survey of women ages 18 to 40, only 57 percent of women have an orgasm most or every time they have sex with a partner. When you're close to climax but can't, it's not quite as hopeless as it seems. In fact, there are plenty of sex accessories designed to increase stimulation and thus your chances of getting off. One item in particular has become a smash among women in search of bigger and better orgasms. LOVEHONEY Lovehoney's Bliss Orgasm Balm is a fast-acting orgasm booster that works by increasing female sensitivity using menthol and peppermint oil. It increases blood flow to the clitoris for increased sensation down there, while a gentle tingling feeling takes over to increase the intensity of climax. Sounds good, right? According to the brand, the menthol-infused balm "creates a thrilling throb for a truly explosive finish." The menthol and peppermint oils work together to stimulate nerve endings and increase blood flow to the clit to increase size and sensitivity. To use, just apply a small dab to the clitoris before hitting the sheets "for a delicious tingle." This not-so-secret orgasm balm has a 4.5-star rating on Lovehoney, with more than 250 reviews, and it's easy to see why: "It helps me climax extremely quickly and is very satisfying! Sometimes, if I'm distracted or feeling a bit self-conscious we grab for this tin and it helps to get me to that glorious orgasm quickly!" Lovehoney reviewer "I didn't expect much, but you only have to use a small amount and it definitely gives you the correct tingles that it aims to!! Fun to use on your own or with a partner!" Lovehoney reviewer "I have to say, that for a woman who has a hard time having an orgasm, this balm is very exciting to try.... I would recommend trying this problem if you do have difficulties getting off with your partner, or just want to try something new solo that will change your usual meh session to a wow session." Lovehoney reviewer LOVEHONEY Many reviewers noted the balm's cute heart-shape tin, which makes it easy to distinguish from lip balms and other bedroom essentials during a passionate fumble through the nightstand drawer. And, its practical 20 gram size makes it perfect for travel for on-the-go use, too. If you're not sold yet, it's also made with ingredients you know and can pronounce, like argan and olive oils, jojoba wax, shea butter, Vitamin E, and menthol and peppermint oils. Plus, it's only $15. Consider this our Valentine's Day gift to you. Ready for your best sex yet? Check out Loveho

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KAMALA HARRIS mocks those on the left who say things like "build schools, not jails" and "put more money into education, not prisons", suggesting they are naive sloganeers who do not understand crime prevention.

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Tommy Obeso Jr - 19 d 6 h ago

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KAMALA HARRIS cheerfully recounts the story of sending an attorney from her office to intimidate a homeless single mother whose children were missing school. She smiles as she recalls how she instructed her subordinates to "look really mean" so that the mother would take the threat of jail seriously. In separate footage, Harris mocks those on the left who say things like "build schools, not jails" and "put more money into education, not prisons", suggesting they are naive sloganeers who do not understand crime prevention.

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Black Culture Won't Save Kamala Harris After eight years of Obama's winks and nods, the code-switching playbook has been played out. By Aaron Coleman JANUARY 28, 2019 fbtwmailPrint Kamala Harris campaign rally Supporters take photos with US Senator Kamala Harris after she formally launched her presidential campaign at a rally in her hometown of Oakland on January 27, 2019. (AP Photo / dpa, Tony Avelar) Ready To Fight Back? Sign up for Take Action Now and get three actions in your inbox every week. You will receive occasional promotional offers for programs that support The Nation's journalism. You can read our Privacy Policy here. Kamala Harris is campaigning like she knows Black History Month is coming up. She announced her presidential bid on Martin Luther King Day. She's breathlessly recounted how her parents met during the civil-rights movement. She played Tupac at her book signings, danced to Cardi B, and even joked about smoking joints on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. But will these cultural cues be enough to win over black voters? In the past, the winks of wokeness worked well for national black candidates like Barack Obama. Through his command of popular African-American culture, Obama subtly appealed to black voters without having to directly address anti-racist public policy and alienate moderate white voters. Obama's black-charm offensive ranged from a soulful croon of Al Green's "Love and Happiness" to a Denzel Washington-like impersonation of Malcolm X where he told audiences they had been "hoodwinked" and "bamboozled." In spite of his cultural competency, Obama's tenure oversaw an economic recovery that left many black families behind, and a proliferation of highly visible police brutality. Today, after both a long honeymoon and hangover with a charismatic black candidate, the code-switching playbook may be played out. When Kamala Harris held her first presidential press conference at the her alma mater, Howard University, she hugged black students sporting black-and-gold Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity jackets and pink-and-green Alpha Kappa Alpha sweatshirts. She posed for pictures with beaming black women in their box braids and Afro-puffs. She shook hands with little curly-haired kids in Bison hoodies. Standing behind a placard modeled after Shirley Chisholm's presidential design and in front of a plaque bearing Howard's logo, Kamala conjured the imagery and legacy of the historically black Universitya lineage that includes Toni Morrison, Thurgood Marshall, Zora Neale Hurston, Donny Hathaway, and more. RELATED ARTICLE The Nation KAMALA HARRIS DESERVES BETTER THAN SEXIST CRITICISM ABOUT HER PERSONAL LIFE Joan Walsh Yet all the pageantry doesn't seem to be enough to distract from her policy record. Earlier this month, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and The Intercept all ran articles criticizing her "regressive" leadership as California's attorney general, her truancy policies that criminalized minority families, and her tough prosecutions of drug-related offenses. Moreover, the press has fueled the steady stream of social-media posts centered around the notion that "Kamala Harris is a cop." For months, black Twitter has dragged "Copmala Harris." There are tweets of videos from A&E's Beyond Scared Straight captioned "Kamala Harris visiting the black and brown folk she threw in prison"; tweets imagining Harris locking black people up while bopping to "Another One Bites the Dust"; tweets casting Kamala as your evil prosecutor auntie who sends your brother to the pen; tweets envisioning Kamala as Instagram celebrity @iamperez in shades and head wrap telling black people "Y'ALL ARE GOING TO JAIL. PERIOD!" CURRENT ISSUE View our current issue Subscribe today and Save up to $129. The barbs lobbed at Kamala from the press and social media couldn't be further from the hero's welcome Barack received in 2008. Back then, there wasn't a critical interrogation of Obama's credentials on racial equity. As Ta-Nehisi Coates and Ezra Klein note, Barack enjoyed an "almost spiritual connection" as the first serious black candidate, which allowed him to eschew issues of race with his base. On the campaign trail, the grace and uncritical loyalty that black voters granted Obama let him be the "clean" candidate for white voters. He was uncontroversialdeferential even. He said his kids didn't need affirmative action because of their privileged class position. He chided black people for letting their anger toward historic bigotry keep "us from squarely facing our own complicity within the African-American community in our condition." And in the first two years of his presidency, Obama spoke less about race than any other Democratic president since 1961. He did all this while winning 96 percent of black voters in 2008 and 93 percent in 2012. Whenever Barack needed to shore up his black base, he could summon a sermon or a Jay-Z appearance quicker than you could say "Kwanzaa." Barack and Kamala are cut from the same cloth. They both were born at the tail end of the civil-rights movement. They both belong to a generation of center-left, black liberals once deemed "post-racial." They both know how to comport themselves at a Howard homecomingbut also at a Hamptons fundraiser. Like Obama, Kamala pulls from a deep well of wit, celebrity, and cultural relevance. A decade ago, a politician with this profile received all black peoples' votes, with none of their criticism. But times have changed. Today, Kamala faces a mountain of critiques, some of them legitimate, others unfounded. SUPPORT PROGRESSIVE JOURNALISM If you like this article, please give today to help fund The Nation's work. Running as a former prosecutor, her past as an instigator of mass incarceration gives many legitimate pause. At the same time, running as a black woman, her very existence has awaken gender resentment Obama never faced. This is new territory for American politics, and where her campaign goes from here is unclear. But after eight years of Obama, as the African American Studies scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes: A black face in a high place is no longer enough. Commenting at the end of the Obama administration, Princeton's Eddie Glaude Jr. railed against "damn black liberals" like Obama, "who is lauded for his celebration of black culture and his performance of black cultural cues, but whose policies leave much to be desired." Because while little has changed in material terms for the vast majority of African Americans, black political life has metastasized far beyond the short-term goals of just electing a black president. As black communities today still suffer the lasting effects of the Great Recession and rally under Black Lives Matter, voters are looking for candidates with policies designed to address the racial inequality they face. Police brutality. Mass incarceration. The wealth gap. This is the more critical environment presidential hopefuls like Harris (and likely Cory Booker) are up against. This new terrain perplexes white candidates as much as it does blacks. Long before Obama charmed the Oprah-hive, Clinton jazzed Arsenio Hall's viewers. For decades, Democrats force fed this "symbols over substance" diet to black voters. Like political mimes, they relied on muted gestures, signals, and symbols to provide their most loyal patrons with the least accountable promises. But the jig is up. After 2016's low black voter turnout and increasingly pointed questions from black activists, signs of life have sprouted throughout the Democratic party. Elizabeth Warren launched her campaign with a video noting the racial wealth gap and addressed HBCU students on how "the government itselfhas systematically discriminated against black people in this country." Kirsten Gillibrand committed herself to "taking on institutional racism" two minutes into her presidential bid. Kamala Harris's proposed LIFT Act has earned the endorsement of racial-stratification economist and reparations advocate Dr. William Darity. And political analysts believe addressing racial inequality may even be the new litmus test for the party. The elevation of anti-racism among Democrats is heartening. Whether this new more explicit policy catering to black voters will be enough remains unknown. But the message is clear. This is not 2008. This is not 2012. Black voters aren't seeking candidates who can Milly Rock down the Soul Train line or who can best impersonate their pastor; they are looking for the person with the policies that can help dismantle American racism. Aaron ColemanAaron Coleman is a New York University graduate student and a 2018 Black on Campus

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FUCK KAMALA HARRIS AND FUCK ELITIST EGALITARIAN SF BAY AREA FELLATIO-ITES Kamala Harris laughed about jailing parents over truancy. But it's not funny Nathan Robinson Recently resurfaced videos of Harris defending her decision to lock up parents over truancy are disturbing Kamala Harris Democratic candidate for US President Kamala Harris, Oakland, USA - 27 Jan 2019 'Kamala Harris' record as a prosecutor has already been criticized heavily' For progressives, there are good reasons to be suspicious of the idea that former prosecutors make good politicians. The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and its criminal punishment system disproportionately punishes poor people and people of color. Prosecutors have a leading role in sustaining this injustice, in part because they tend to view prisons as solutions to social problems. That worldview is fully on display in recently unearthed video footage of Kamala Harris, defending her decision to criminally prosecute parents for their children's truancy. In the video, taken at the Commonwealth Club in 2010 when Harris was district attorney of San Francisco, Harris says that because "a child going without an education is tantamount to a crime", she decided to treat parents with absentee children as criminals. Embedded video Walker Bragman @WalkerBragman Kamala Harris at an event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in 2010, explaining her decision as San Francisco DA to get tough on truancy. Critics of truancy crackdowns say such efforts unfairly target poor parents and children without actually helping students. 5,464 2:24 AM - Jan 28, 2019 3,241 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy Harris cheerfully recounts the story of sending an attorney from her office to intimidate a homeless single mother whose children were missing school. She smiles as she recalls how she instructed her subordinates to "look really mean" so that the mother would take the threat of jail seriously. In separate footage, Harris mocks those on the left who say things like "build schools, not jails" and "put more money into education, not prisons", suggesting they are naive sloganeers who do not understand crime prevention. Here we see the limits of the "prosecutorial mindset". Like the old slogan "when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail," when all you have is the ability to bring criminal charges, everything looks like a crime. Harris looked at the problem of perpetual truancy and believed she ought to start locking up parents. A humane progressive looks at the problem and asks: why do absences actually occur? Truancy occurs disproportionately among children whose parents are poor and less-educated, and among children who don't feel safe at school, who have to work or support their families, who have mental and physical health issues, and who are in unstable living situations. Given the social reality, the idea of fining or jailing parents over student absences is both cruel and unwise. It targets the poorest and most desperate parents, and it doesn't actually address the root causes. Even if it succeeds in reducing truancy rates, it inflicts yet more burdens on the most vulnerable people in society. But it's not even clear that it succeeds even by its own standard, with research suggesting that "although truancy proceedings can increase a child's school attendance in the short term, answering to a judge for school absence does not help students graduate from high school or avoid crime". What's striking about Harris's talk is that she doesn't seem at all aware of the socioeconomic implications of her policy. She admits that when she proposed jailing parents, members of her staff thought it was a terrible idea. But she laughs about it. In a 2009 op-ed about her efforts, Harris brags about the reductions in truancy rates she achieved through harsher "accountability" practices, but she doesn't discuss the potential downsides to a child's development of putting their parents in jail for up to a year, nor does she think much about who the likely targets of her policy would be. The human consequences here can be truly devastating. In 2014, a mother in Pennsylvania named Eileen DeNino died in jail, having been imprisoned for failing to pay fines for her children's truancy. According to the lawsuit filed by DeNino's family, jail staff knew DeNino had uncontrolled high blood pressure but denied her access to medication. The policy that Harris championed can literally kill mothers. Harris's record as a prosecutor has already been criticized heavily. As Lara Bazelon wrote in the New York Times, "when progressives urged her to embrace criminal justice reforms Ms Harris opposed them or stayed silent," and she "fought tooth and nail to uphold wrongful convictions that had been secured through official misconduct". But the new videos show something even more disturbing: Harris has no awareness of what the criminal justice system truly means in the lives of the poor, and she believes that jail has an important place in education policy. She speaks proudly of using the "big stick" that prosecutors have, but doesn't realize that this "big stick" is used to beat people into submission through threatening them with being caged and even killed. It is an inhumane approach to social policy, and it's not the sort of thinking that any progressive who cares about criminal justice reform should be willing to stomach. Nathan Robinson is the editor of Current Affairs

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Two police officers from one of France's elite units have been sent to jail for seven years for the gang rape of a Canadian tourist.

The officers took Emily Spanton back to their headquarters at 36 Quai des Orfvres after an alcohol-fuelled evening at an Irish bar in April 2014.

Once in their fifth floor office, Spanton, 39, said their attitude completely changed. She said she was made to drink a glass of whisky before being forced to perform oral sex. She said she was raped several times afterwards.

Spanton, who admitted she was very drunk, left the building about 80 minutes later. She was in tears, had lost her tights and was carrying her shoes. She said she told an officer at the entrance to the police headquarters "they raped me" in French and in English.

The officers, Antoine Quirin, 40, and Nicolas Redouane, 49, both members of the prestigious anti-gang Brigade de Recherche et d'Intervention at the time, were not named during the three-week hearing under a French law protecting those working in sensitive police jobs.

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