What's the difference between an inmate whose "nose started bleeding" after he "banged his face against a wall" and one who was slammed against a bunk by police officers? Nothing, in Cleveland.
Some people, however, haven't figured out that the safest route in a confrontation with police is to do as they are told. There's a bone in their head that says when they aren't criminals, have done nothing wrong, and been stopped nonetheless, they
A Canton police officer allegedly stole a packet of over-the-counter male enhancement pills from a Canton store, a judge revealed in court Thursday. If convicted, Officer Jarrod Smith faces up to a year in jail and a maximum $2,500 fine, though pr
A Bellevue man whose home was searched in an FBI-led drug raid — apparently in an effort to find someone who had moved away — filed a lawsuit today alleging constitutional violations. Gary Adams and his family were distressed, embarrassed and humi
Four years ago, Boston police officers arrested a man for videotaping them making an arrest in a public park. They charged Simon Glik with felony wiretapping, disturbing the peace and aiding the escape of a prisoner – even though all he did was ho
Miami Beach officials say they are still investigating why an officer snatched a video camera from a television news reporter and locked it in the back of his trunk in the aftermath of an officer-involved shooting on Memorial Day. In other words,
Weapons smuggled into Mexico as part of a US sting operation -- and then lost -- have been linked to numerous killings, including that of an American federal agent, a congressional report disclosed Wednesday.
The five SWAT officers who fatally shot a former Marine [22 times out of 71 shots and let him bleed to death] while serving a warrant in Tucson have been cleared of any wrongdoing.
In this special report Gary Franchi is joined by Nick Saorsa and Drew Phillips, contributors to the website CopBlock.org. They discuss the recent rise in police swat team usage and the practical and ways average Americans can take action to protect t
The Niagara Frontier Transit Authority cop who threatened to “fucking break” the face of a man who dared videotape him has been suspended for two days. Not only that, but NFTA officials are refusing to release his name, according to a WIVB.com news r
After rookie Portland Officer Lindsay Hunt reported alleged misconduct by her field training officer, Hunt says supervisors and other training officers told her to look the other way until after she completed probation. She faced threats of being
A Dutch tourist was stopped by a police officer in downtown New York City for showing too much skin, the New York Daily News reported.
Does barking at a police dog constitute "fighting words?" Mason Prosecutor Bethany Bennett thinks so. She is using that argument to try to keep a judge from dismissing a charge against Ryan Stephens on free speech grounds. Stephens, 25, faces u
Pima County released a video of the raid and supporting documents. The video isn’t anything new — a squad of police officers dressed up for combat. But the statement of the SWAT supervisor is worth reading. After the SWAT team entered Guerena’s home,
Harrowing eyewitness accounts mounted on Saturday after Syrian forces backed by helicopter gunships killed at least 25 protesters, prompting the US to toughen its stance on President Bashar al-Assad.
A cattle truck accident on a highway in Georgia had authorities calling in cowboys and other volunteers to help round up dozens of cattle that took off at up to 35 miles per hour.
A Michigan bus operator has been ordered to cease all commercial passenger services after the discovery that one of its buses was carrying six passengers in its luggage compartment, US officials said Saturday.
U.S. law enforcement officials exchanged 300 rounds of gunfire with suspected drug runners during a pre-dawn shootout across the Rio Grande, but only about six came from the suspects. Such an response was standard given the zero tolerance policy
A robber is cornered in a dead-end alley. He turns to face the police officer pursuing him, ready to fight. He pauses. The officer’s left forearm is encased in ballistic nylon, and half a million volts arc menacingly between electrodes on his wrist.
Acting on orders from the U.S. Department of Education, a S.W.A.T. team broke into a California home Tuesday at 6 a.m. and roughed up a man — reportedly because of his estranged wife’s defaulted student loans.
Arpaio, however, got a little chippy when we asked Yahner if he feels comfortable working so closely with the MCSO, ya know, considering a deputy and two detention officers recently were arrested for -- among other things -- providing information abo
Miami Beach police say they found a gun in the car of the man they shot more than 100 times on Memorial Day - two-and-a-hallf days after the actual shooting. Chief Carlos Noriega said the gun was out of sight, which is why police did not find it u
The highly anticipated video that shows Miami Beach police pointing a gun at a man who had just recorded them shooting another man has been posted on Youtube. And it confirms what we've already reported.That police were ready to kill a man for rec
As Australian lawmakers debate a national carbon tax, some of the country’s leading climate researchers have been moved to secure locations after receiving threats of physical violence and death.
A Utah man has been cited on a charge of disorderly conduct after paying for a disputed medical bill with 2,500 pennies. The Deseret News of Salt Lake City reports Jason West went to Basin Clinic in Vernal on May 27 prepared to dispute an outstand
Officer Jardis made it publicly clear that he believed the NH State Constitution prohibited the interference of Gov't with self medication of sick individuals seeking relief with "illegal" drugs... and then the fireworks began.
180 passwords belonging to members of an Atlanta-based FBI partner organization have been stolen and leaked to the Internet. The logins belonged to members of InfraGard, devoted to sharing information about threats to US physical and Internet infrast
Appeals court upholds $25,000 fine on Louisiana police officers who beat an elderly man during a minor traffic stop. Police in Louisiana slammed a 67-year-old man into the ground, arresting him over a questionable traffic violation. The state cour
The Maryland Transit Administration says more training may be called for after three MTA officers detained a man for taking pictures at a light rail station. This isn’t the first time MTA police have overstepped their bounds.
Drew Phillips & Powell Gammill - In studio and Bill Buppert talk about Jose Guerena's murder in Tuscon