Hundreds of protesters on Friday took to the streets of Oakland after a white former transit officer was sentenced to the minimum possible prison sentence of two years for fatally shooting an unarmed black man on a California train platform.
A Denver parking enforcement officer took revenge on a driver who called him a "meter maid" by asking a co-worker to write the driver a false parking ticket. The officers then mailed the $150 handicapped parking ticket late, so the fine doubled.
“I put down the window and he says, ‘We think the car is stolen. We’re arresting you.’ I say, ‘You can’t arrest me for driving my own car.’ Cadieux says, ‘Okay, you’re resisting arrest now.’ ” Orbst has the physique of a man who crunches numbers i
In the 18 years that he has been a police officer in Bangor, James Dearing couldn’t think of a single time when someone has asked him to turn over his firearm. Until last Friday.
The Erie, PA sheriff is “upset” that a debt collector is horning in on the scam his office has run “since the beginning of the United States”.
First, Constable Adam Josephs threatened to arrest a young woman for blowing bubbles in his direction during the G20 protest in Toronto earlier this year. Now he is threatening to sue Youtube for "ridicule" over a series of cartoon videos that have b
While some of us celebrated the fact the Department of Homeland Security acknowledged last week that photographing public buildings is legal, most of us are unaware that the DHS is creating a national database of people committing “suspicious activit
A Pakistani-born Virginia man was arrested Wednesday and accused of casing Washington-area subway stations in what he thought was an al-Qaida plot to bomb and kill commuters. The bombing plot was a ruse conducted over the past six months, the FBI sai
Rather understandably, the cops said "Chingao esto cago!!" (F**k this s**t)
Tens of thousands of times over 6 years, police stopped and questioned people on NY City streets without the legal justification for doing so. In hundreds of thousands of more cases, officers failed to include essential details on required police for
It only got worse for Bowling. McCue, the DEA, and officers at the Kansas City Police Department then conspired to cover up the beating. Bowling was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and assaulting McCue with his car during the collision.
Nicknamed "Officer Bubbles," Josephs was originally caught on video threatening a G20 protester not to blow bubbles near him or his fellow officers else she would be arrested for assault. Obvious ass-clown, he became infamous. Now, he's suing youtube
Frisks are for kids. Two cops in Minneapolis saw no point in awaiting the legal niceties, or perhaps enjoy their job a bit too much. They decided to snap on the latex gloves and go for it. What they didn't know was they were actually starring in a
While commanding a Marine platoon occupying Fallujah, Illario Pantano gunned down 2 unarmed Iraqi men during a search of their vehicle. After perforating the bodies of his victims with more than 60 rounds from his M-16 (which means he reloaded)
Diop Kamau's home in a leafy, gated community just north of town is not easy to find — for good reason. For more than 2 decades, the 52-year-old former Calif. police officer has made a living embarrassing cops with a video camera.
A Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a 2nd-degree murder charge for the on-duty shooting of an unarmed suspect during a violent encounter in which he also shocked the victim with a stun gun and killed his dog. Served a summons and not taken
Citing evidence of "inedible'' food, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected efforts by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to escape an order that he serve meals that meet federal dietary guidelines. In an unsigned ruling Wednesday, the judges s
Court Deciding Whether Anti-terrorism Law Misapplied In Case Of Woman Who Sent Toxic Chemicals
Following the revelation that an FBI informant may have opened fire just before the 1970 massacre of four anti-war students by members of the US National Guard, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) has opened a probe into the events, requesting key doc
NYPD officer Schoolcraft's description of being taken in handcuffs to a psychiatric ward suggests the nation's largest police force could have a vindictive underbelly. He blew the whistle on supervisors' faking of crime statistics to make the stats l
She asked them to reason with her son. She expected they would issue a warning and cool things down. Instead, about 15 minutes later, Danny Frank Rodriquez was shot dead inside the trailer.
US officials unveiled the FBI's largest ever police corruption sweep saying 133 police, prison guards and army officers have been charged in a huge anti-graft crackdown in Puerto Rico. The suspects face charges relating to possessing and distributing
Two Philadelphia police officers allegedly robbed a supposed drug dealer of 20 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $24,000 as well as $3,000 in cash. It turns out that the man they thought was a drug dealer was actually an undercover officer.
So-called “sobriety check points,” or seat belt checks, or the myriad of other excuses the government concocts to harass and intimidate its citizens through the use of roadblocks are, in our opinion unconstitutional and in direct contradiction to any
The 4th Amendment has been weakened significantly over the years in an effort to allow the use of roadblocks as a law enforcement tool. Fortunately, you still have rights should you choose to exercise them. When citizens are faced with roadblocks,
Williams, a public inebriate who was a member of Nuu-Chah-Nulth First Nations in British Columbia, ignored 3 commands to drop the knife, police officials said. The department originally said Williams advanced on Birk, but later retreated on that
Prince George's County police might be forced to pull more than 30 officers off the street because of a cheating scandal at the department's training academy in which all the cadets received perfect scores on several comprehensive and mandatory tests
Erik Scott’s family is expected to file a civil case against Costco, the Metro police, and the individual officers over his death, but that isn’t the only action being called for because of this incident. Metro has raised the ire of the the Long Gray
A team of federal agents stopped tractor-trailers on Interstate 20 just west of Atlanta, inspecting each truck as it passed through a weigh station, as part of a counter-terrorism operation exercise at the height of the evening commute.
A judge dismissed wiretapping charges against a motorcyclist who was jailed after he taped a Maryland state trooper who stopped him for speeding on I-95. Graber used a camera mounted on his helmet, then posted the video on YouTube.