Gregg Schwarz frowned as he positioned himself, just so, in front of the wrought iron fence surrounding John Edgar Hoover’s grave, a place he has visited countless times but never before in anger.
A group of about 150-200 protesters were greeted by a strong police presence at the Westin Resort in Phoenix for the American Legislative Exchange Council meeting. The protesters were orderly, but police used pepper spray to move a group
On October 7th at 8:37am, an off-duty Concord Police Lieutenant was issued a citation by a Concord Police Officer for the Lieutenant’s role in a traffic collision, directly in front of the Concord Police Department. The off-duty Lieutenant, identifie
Attorney Barbara Arnwine was rudely awakened by the sounds of a police raid on her home. She's the Executive Director for the Lawyers' Committee on Civil Rights and is actively challenging Voter ID laws around the country, as depicted in the video at
We know what can happen if your dog so much as growls at a cop. But what happens when a police dog attacks a kid? Well, we get to hear about the dog’s exemplary service record.
Why is the armed might of the state, (necessary in waging war against foreign enemies) being applied to domestic policing of local communities and peaceful protests?
An Arizona police department will conduct an investigation into the bloody arrest of a 54-year-old grandfather during a Black Friday sale at a Walmart, an assistant police chief said. Jerald Newman, 54, was released from a Maricopa County jail, his w
(Police bash a mans face in for false shoplifting allegations)
A year and a half ago she was beaten by a neighborhood thug outside of a city bar. It took months of do-it-yourself sleuthing, a meeting with a city alderman and a public shaming in a community newspaper before the Chicago Police Department would pay
[The judge] found few facts to support many of the allegations in the complaint. She found cause for tactics used by officers to conduct the raid, force used against Whitworth during his arrest and the actions toward the wife and son to be proper....
Scotland Neck Police Chief Joe Williams said they received a call Monday night about a man who fell off of his bicycle and injured himself in the parking lot of the BB&T bank, 1001 Main St. The caller was concerned that the man was drunk. When Off
Kops beat up man trying to help his grandson in a crowd of shoppers.
Earlier this year, a Stockton student was handcuffed with zip ties on his hands and feet, forced to go to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation and was charged with battery on a police officer. That student was 5 years old.
A dash cam video shows a cop pepper spraying and choking a man he confronted for jaywalking. Mayor Gerard is “gravely disappointed,” but not by anything in the video. His consternation is over the fact that it was released to the public.
An order from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has revealed the FBI lied to the court about the existence of records requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), taking the position that FOIA allows it to withh
The forced resignation of a deputy assigned to the DUI task force could affect the prosecution of hundreds of cases, according to those in the legal community. Erik Norman faced mandatory resignation from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office on Oc
http://RTR.org | Americans are pushing back all over the country. It's very clear that a revolution is in full swing. www.CountySheriffProject.org
It took more than two weeks, but we finally get to see the video of an Oakland police officer beating an Iraq war veteran with his nightstick, which left him with a lacerated spleen. The video was obtained by The Guardian newspaper in the United K
The name of the officer spraying the students as if they were cornered roaches is Lt. John Pike, according to the following tweet: @mtracey: Lieutenant John Pike pepper-sprayed UC Davis students today, phone number and email: 530-752-3989 japi
Two cops have been fired after being filmed brutally beating a suspect then doing a celebratory chest bump. The shocking footage shows the officers holding the man down, punching him and kicking him in the head more than a dozen times
A former tribal police officer who, at the beginning of his deposition, couldn't remember having read anything related to checkpoint operations or interacting with the onscene commander prior to seizing people absent suspicion at a roadblock conducte
A jaywalking charge against a New York photojournalist was dismissed Tuesday, paving the way for him to file a civil lawsuit against the Troy Police Department for unlawfully arresting him in October. Jeff Couch, who has spent 20 years working for
It is not illegal to photograph cop cars, even if they are meant to be "covert." And it's not illegal to photograph a car's license plate, even if it happens to be on this covert cop car. That is why Cincinnati police had to accuse Lloyd Jordan of be
Writes Charles Goyette: "Nationalization of local policing: DHS coordinates crackdown. Even a gossip writer gets it. The story cites Wonkette:
For half an hour, I sat handcuffed with Chapel Hill Herald Reporter Katelyn Ferral, while the Chapel Hill Police aimed their weapons—fingers on the trigger—from the rooftop to the ground. 30 officers—some in fatigues, others in riot helmets. What wer
Fed up with a decade of the police spying on the innocuous details of the daily lives of Muslims, activists in New York are discouraging people from going directly to the police with their concerns about terrorism, a campaign that is certain to furth
The measure came two days after Miami police officer Thomas Vokaty pulled over a uniformed FHP trooper on the turnpike at Okeechobee Road despite "not having jurisdictional authority," according to a discipline report released Thursday.
Once again, a Youtube video proved a police officer was lying through his teeth when he wrote a police report. But this time, his department is taking quick action against him. So for that, the Dallas Police Department should be commended. Let’
I really wanted to give Oakland police officer Fred Shavies the benefit of the doubt. I really wanted to believe that he was different than his fellow officers who have abused citizens with rubber bullets, tear gas and flash grenades in recent wee
In the forty years since Richard Nixon declared a “War on Drugs,” Americans’ perceptions of that war are finally beginning to shift. Receding support for Prohibition is happening in large part because of virally circulated news accounts and videos