Complete with a belt-fed, .50-cal turreted machine gun. Sheriff Leon Lott has charmingly named the vehicle "The Peacemaker," and insists that using a caliber of ammunition that even the military is reluctant to use against human targets wil
Protesters in Minneapolis have been targeted by police raids across the city, involving teams of 25-30 officers in riot gear, with semi-automatic weapons drawn, entering homes of those suspected of planning protests.
Scottsdale Police has arrested a reporter who was videographing anti-camera activists. Two individuals were exercising their first-amendment rights by waving signs on a sidewalk on Shea Blvd when, incredulously, the Scottsdale Police arrested the per
A panel of federal appeals court judges pushed a U.S. government lawyer on Wednesday to answer why FBI letters sent out to Internet service providers seeking information should remain secret.
An Indianapolis, Ind., police officer has been charged with rape, criminal deviate conduct and other crimes after he allegedly pulled a woman over and threatened arrest if she didn't get into his car.
2 off-duty female cops yelled, "We are the police!" - and then pistol-whipped a man in a case of road rage. NYPD Officers were charged with assault, gang assault and criminal possession of a weapon for the Williamsbridge beatdown.
Santiago Perez admitted he pistol-whipped an unarmed man and forced another to his knees and held a gun to his head. Perez faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $500,000 at his November sentencing.
[This time they did not shoot the mayor's dogs.] Prince George's Co. officials will investigate the shooting of a man as 2 witnesses say the off-duty officer beat the unarmed man with a baton before firing a bullet into his torso.
A San Marcos, Texas, police officer has been accused of inappropriate behavior during a traffic stop which may have lead to a dog's death. Though Stephens' supervisors found him not guilty of misconduct, they did agree he handled the situatio
After wrongly breaking into her apartment, police proceeded to strike her epileptic husband in the head with the butt end of a shotgun and point shotguns at her 6 young children before admitting their mistake and then raiding the right apartment.
According to Severence, police told Oliver to get down and put his hands behind his back. Apparently, Oliver didn't put his hands behind his back quick enough and Severence said he watched police use a Taser three times. "They Tased him thre
Morro Bay's municipal leaders embrace a "felon"? Charles Lynch is welcomed by the community's business elite as he opens a licensed medical marijuana dispensary. The red-haired lady to his left is Mayor Janice Peters, who obviously
[Just so you visitors know how much the Denver PD cares about your Rights.] These dumb Denver cops must of had a bad day because they lost it on this guy. Well, to be honest, many cops lose it. They're only human, but that doesn't make it rig
oooooooooops! Got to love the quote about a thin line between medals and exceeding authority. Is there any wonder the law enforcement is what it is?
Judge Robert Freitag sentenced Pelo, a former Bloomington police sergeant, for the rapes of Gliege and three other women between 2002 and 2005 and the stalking of a fifth woman.
These 3 guys, who are accused of conspiring in the jailhouse rape of an 18-year-old high school student, are former deputies in the employ of the Grant County, Kentucky Sheriff's Department. Sgt. Clinton Shawn Sydnor, the fetching item on the le
A judge threw out murder and attempted murder charges Wednesday against seven New Orleans police officers accused of gunning down two men on a bridge in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
The Denver District Attorney's office has dropped its case against a man who was facing three years in prison for assault, after 9Wants to Know obtained and showed prosecutors a videotape of the man's arrest.
He calls himself "Jimmy Justice," a self-styled "cop-arazzi," armed only with a video camera as he prowls the streets of New York looking for law enforcement officers who are breaking the law. His targets are illegally parked city
The video shows undercover Deputy Brian Tollison pulling over a truck driven by a drug suspect and beating the teenage driver while what appears to be a back-up deputy held down him down.
Put aside your distaste for activist bikers for a sec, and note just how much the police reports here diverge from what’s captured on video. The incident starting at around the three minute mark is particularly troubling.
It now appears that the entire raid on Mayor Cheye Calvo may have been illegal. Police stormed Calvo’s home without knocking, shot and killed his black labs, and questioned him and his mother-in-law at gunpoint over a delivered package of marijuana
A new report to the Connecticut state legislature shows police have used the state's unique gun seizure law to confiscate more than 1,700 firearms from citizens based on suspicion that the gun owners might harm themselves or others.
A white police officer was acquitted in the drug-raid shooting death of an unarmed black woman that set off protests about how police treat minorities in a city where one in four residents is black. The all-white jury found Sgt. Joseph Chavalia not g
[Dang our rep must be slipping. Real RPR would have left bodies.] In the new America an endorsement of Congressman Ron Paul now gives the police probable cause to pull you over, ask you for identification and search your vehicle.
The average New Yorker would get a summons for commiting this offense.But since cops don't write tickets to other cops , she will instead have to deal with the wrath of the city's vigilante, Jimmy Justice
As law enforcement becomes increasingly authoritarian, and the public grows more docile, the practice of police impersonation by criminals is becoming more commonplace. "You wave a badge at someone and tell them to pull over and you'd be ama
After spending his 17th birthday in a hospital bed with a broken back and foot, Mace Hutchinson is home recovering from his harrowing experience. Discovered underneath an overpass by police after a 30 foot fall, Mace was then tasered 19 times
New Yorkers can soon take a bite out of city crime by uploading video or photo evidence directly to the New York Police Department, in a move welcomed by civil rights groups. "We're putting that technology in place to enable us to do that
On July 31, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley appointed the former attorney general of the state to head up an independent investigation [pullease!] of the spying by state troopers [on anti-war, anti-death penalty groups].