More than 2,000 criminal suspects died in police custody over a three-year period, half of them killed by officers as they scuffled or attempted to flee, the government said Thursday.
More than 2,000 criminal suspects died in police custody over a 3-year period, half of them killed by officers as they scuffled or attempted to flee, the government said.
...those same high-ranking government officials are upset at the level of publicity this story has been getting, and especially with the publication of videos documenting harassment and threats by U.S. Marshals and “Treasury agents.”
The Chicago Police Department will disband an elite drug and gang unit under state and federal investigation for allegations ranging from armed violence and home invasion to kidnapping and plotting a murder-for-hire, officials said.
A mild-mannered Brooklyn high school teacher was nearly scared to death by cops who mistook him for a perp. When the violent encounter was over, he had suffered a heart attack and was dumped in the street by cops, who accused him of "acting.
Another shocking example of police brutality has been caught on camera showing a cop nearly breaking a girl's arm, punching her and then pepper spraying her in the face as she cries after being arrested for violating a city curfew.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and federal prosecutors went to "extreme lengths" to protect the informant, adding that a dozen persons might be alive today had those in charge pulled the plug on the investigation.
The suspect was 20 years old and worked full-time as a Forest County deputy sheriff and part-time as a Crandon police officer, Sheriff Keith Van Cleve said. He would not release the suspect's name but said he was not working at the time of the s
Satire became reality Friday afternoon when half a dozen armed federal agents wearing body armor showed up at this author’s home and detained everyone in the house for nearly 90 minutes to determine who might pose a threat to the government.
Free State Live talk show hosts interview NH residents being threatened by federal agents. The agents appear to be using strong arm tactics to seek information on anyone who supported Ed/Elaine Brown. (audio mp3 file)
On the same afternoon that Phoenix police arrested a hysterical woman at Sky Harbor International Airport, her husband in New York placed repeated, urgent phone calls to airport authorities, warning them that his wife was suicidal and should not be l
New Hampshire Free Stater's arrive at the jail holding Lauren Canario to protest and demonstrate on her behalf after being arrested for failing to show her papers on demand. Several cops try and intimidate the protestors to little effect.
This video shows a roadside stop where no less than three cops are called to assist with the arrest of Lauren Canario for failing to show her papers during a roadside stop in New Hampshire. Additional charges are fabricated in the process.
When Carol Anne Gotbaum arrived at her departure gate at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport she was told that she was too late to board her flight. She began yelling. Her arrest was captured by three video cameras. This is one of them.
A couple convicted of tax evasion charges during a show trial where they were prevented from presenting evidence in their own defense, were reportedly arrested peacefully at their Plainfield NH home Thursday night.
The Border Security Council helping Texas Gov. Rick Perry decide how to distribute about $100 million in border security money is proposing permanent southbound police checks to help reduce car thefts and other crimes in El Paso.
One recent competition, described in an Sheriff's Department e-mail "Operation Any Booking." The object was to arrest as many people as possible within a 24-hour period. "Operation Vehicle Impound," aimed at seizing as many ca
"My recommendations is that you save every related document somewhere and when you get your first public records request you send them an avalanche of paper and charge them accordingly."
An Austin police corporal who pulled over a man along a busy highway on Thanksgiving 2006 for driving 5 miles per hour over the limit ordered the driver out of the car and then shocked him with his Taser stun gun as the motorist appeared to question
Tom Rolling needs to go to Constitution school. People this is scary, this Wisconsin Cop has know idea what the law is. If signs are a safety issue then every highway in the US is in violation. This man has no comprehension of what the Constitution s
Scores of federal immigration agents from around the country, some wearing cowboy hats and brandishing shotguns and automatic weapons, endangered residents and local police officers as they raided homes in Nassau County in a poorly planned antigang o
Moore said he pleaded without success for officers to search for his missing friends. In the morning light hours later, Smith's father Arthur Smith, would cry out in agony, finding his son's body tangled across a fallen tree and Green's c
He walks her yard, where, as any reasonable person might suspect, one of her dogs growls at the sight of a stranger poking around. The cop takes out his gun and shoots the dog dead while the woman's two-year-old son watches from 20 feet away
Contortionists worldwide must be mourning the death of Carol Anne Gotbaum. She was an artist of unparalleled talent, if you believe the cops who arrested, trussed, and imprisoned her at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona. She died
Six years after arresting turncoat Robert Hanssen, the FBI remains vulnerable to espionage from within, the parent Justice Dept said in a report Monday. The reason for this, said the Justice's Office of Inspector General, is that the bureau has
Videotapes of angry officers savagely beating civilians and charges that a murder plot was hatched within an elite special operations unit have Chicago's troubled police department reeling again. Federal prosecutors are also investigating claims
Police handcuffed Gotbaum with her hands behind her back and took her to a holding cell, where she was later found dead. Police "found her with the handcuffs up by her neck area. There are many people that are able to get handcuffs around their
The daughter-in-law of one of New York's top officials screamed, "I'm not a terrorist!" and fought with security officials in the Phoenix airport before being wrestled to the ground and handcuffed, witnesses told the Daily News yest
A New York woman detained at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport may have strangled herself to death while trying to wriggle free from handcuffs that held her arms behind her back, Phoenix police said. [Uh, how?!!!!]
Tanya Rider, 33, was upside down, wearing a seat belt, in her crumpled sport-utility vehicle for more than a week while her husband of seven years begged the King County Sheriff's Office to search for her.