Former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge, tightlipped for years about allegations that suspects were tortured under his watch, said Thursday he never physically abused two men who testified to being shocked and beaten by officers seeking confessions.
Two uppity teenage slaves didn't appreciate being manhandled by "the man," one ends up punched in the face by the cop.... and she's the one charged with the assault! TA-DA!
A cop who shot an Iraqi war vet nine times at point blank range last weekend for making a pass at his female companion has been charged with murder. The problem is, no one can find him.
The 11-count indictment accuses police officers of shooting Glover and torching his corpse, physically attacking his brother and another man, and then attempting to conceal it all. What’s most striking about the charges is what they do not address:
Clear Creek sheriff's deputies arrested a rafting guide for swimming to a stranded young rafter who had tumbled from his boat on Clear Creek. Ryan Daniel Snodgrass, a 28-year-old guide was charged with "obstructing government operations," said Clear
Austin nurser and mother turns the tables on the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force when she video tapes two FBI Agents who have come to her door step questioning her about anti - Israeli activities.
Chinn was arrested for DUI and put in the trooper's car. That's when Chinn noticed, on the trooper's dashboard, a computer printout with a picture of Chinn's parents' vehicle, a Ford Explorer. He'd been driving it the day before. Today he was driving
A federal appeals court has dealt a blow to a civil-liberties lawsuit against the New York Police Department, saying the police force is within its rights to keep secret its surveillance of protesters ahead of the Republican National Convention in 20
Tyrone Brown, a 32-year-old former Marine from East Baltimore, was out with his sister and her friend enjoying the Mount Vernon club scene early Saturday when he may have taken one of his trademark jokes too far. Glancing at a woman in an alley off E
According to the one-paragraph statement, Hartford police found an “unknown male subject on the third floor” of a Stony Creek townhome who was taken into “temporary custody” before paramedics treated him for a known medical condition.
Cops are cracking down on the slaves who dare videotape them, as explained in this Gizmodo article. It's now ILLEGAL in some states to videotape cops, and one man in Chicago is facing felony charges and anywhere from 4 - 15 years in prison if convic
At a hospital in Henderson, Nevada this past Monday, a very unusual and terrifying scene took place that left nearly all its participants in shock -- both out of fear and genuine bewilderment as to how safety planners could be so stupid.
A Los Angeles police officers was caught on camera apparently kicking a cyclist during a protest against oil giant BP. The incident took place on Hollywood Boulevard during a "Critical Mass" cycling event.
The basics of the contest are simple: * Film police conducting their duties * Submit to Cop Block; I’ll discuss how below * Do not post your video on line before contacting Cop Block The submissions will be judged on content (what’s actually
Several Marylanders face felony charges for recording their arrests on camera, and others have been intimidated by police to shut their cameras off. That's touched off a legal controversy. The fierce debate and what you should do to protect yourself.
Inspired by the lucrative practice by local, state and federal agencies of shaking down the traveling public at suspicionless checkpoints around the country, armed and dangerous individuals unaffiliated with said government gangs are starting to brea
An anti-government Ohio man who had several run-ins with police around the U.S. was identified as one of two people who allegedly gunned down 2 officers during a traffic stop in Arkansas and were later killed during an exchange of gunfire with police
Events leading up to the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl at the hands of a Detroit officer may have been videotaped by a crime-reality series camera crew that was with police as they searched a family home for a homicide suspect. What's on the vi
"They blew my granddaughter's brains out. They killed her right before my eyes," Jones said. "I watched the light go out of her eyes. I seen it."
After just 6 hours of deliberation a jury in Ohio, former police officer Thomas White is facing up to 11 years behind bars: plenty of time to think about the unarmed motorist he paralyzed with an unprovoked bullet more than one year ago.
A never-before-seen police dash cam video was shown in court today in the trial of an Ottawa Hills police officer accused of shooting and paralyzing a man during a traffic stop.Ottawa Hills, Ohio police officer shoots a motorcyclist in the back, with
Under civil forfeiture laws, police and prosecutors can seize your property after you've been found not guilty of a crime. A Picture Rocks woman who was acquitted of animal cruelty and dog fighting charges was ordered to hand over the property where
A Nashville Tennessee police officer was arrested on two counts of sexual battery after he was accused of putting his hand down a waitress’s pants. A Maui Hawaii police officer was arrested on felony charges of promotion of a dangerous drug and posse
HOW COPS GO BAD Original story reported on Monday, Dec. 15, 1997 By Michael Kramer That title pretty much speaks for itself doesn't it? "Before it was over, it would expose a pattern of corruption that would bring down nine Philadelphia cops
The words "bomb on the bus" heard from a cell phone set it all off: Downtown Portsmouth shut down, businesses and homes evacuated, sharpshooters and an armored vehicle rolling in. Authorities did not release the name of the passenger
Although the student photographer who was handcuffed for photographing loose cows at Ohio State University has received absolutely no support from his school, he has been receiving support from journalism organizations throughout the country, includi
I said "when" not "if" because come on you all know what kind of people you are on this website. The Miranda warning is a warning for people who are about to be interrogated remember that ok. That doesn't include you if you were arrested for,
"What she said was 'You found your own way in here, you can find your own way out.'" Kelly said.
Los Angeles police are hunting a mystery man who fled as they raided his apartment, leaving behind piles of bogus cash, high-tech counterfeiting equipment and weapons, it was reported Friday. The Los Angeles Times quoted police officers as saying
China said on Friday one of its diplomats and his family were arrested, "harassed and assaulted" in Houston (on consular grounds by Houston police) and lodged a complaint with the U.S. State Department.