A New York City police officer pleaded guilty to federal charges that he violated an African-American man's civil rights by arresting him on false charges. Michael Daragjati, an 8-year veteran of the NYPD, was later heard using a racial slur to brag
4 police officers, including the president of the local police union, were arrested by the FBI on charges they assaulted illegal immigrants and created false reports to cover up abuses in a New Haven suburb where a federal investigation found life wa
Ohio resident Nick Christie was picked up by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department for public drunkenness in March 2009 while visiting his brother in Ft. Myers, Florida. His wife contends that he wasn’t drunk, but had simply traveled from Ohio to Flori
the Government team allowed a key FBI agent to testify untruthfully before the grand jury, inserted material falsehoods into affidavits submitted to magistrate judges in support of applications for search warrants and seizure warrants, improperly rev
Fans, Neil Gaiman Help Bring Justice To Professor Threatened With Criminal Charges For ‘Firefly’ Poster,...and Firefly fans prove once again that you just can’t take that sky away.
A federal agent who accidentally shot himself while lecturing children on gun safety lost his appeal Tuesday in a lawsuit over release of the video that subjected him to ridicule on the Internet and late-night talk shows.
Melbourne police officer Derek Middendorf turned off his dash cam before stepping out of his patrol car and kicking a mild-mannered 66-year-old man with dementia in the groin. The hulking cop then fell on top of the feeble Albert Flowers, punching
A local soldier provided back up for local police officers during a major drug operation. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Lazaro Perez went along with Miami-Dade Police officers during Operation Machete, which consisted of a series of drug raids at sever
Here’s a little visual quiz I put together to illustrate the way cops and soldiers are increasingly difficult to tell apart. There are 21 images. All police photos are from domestic U.S. police agencies. I blurred or blacked out insignias that wouldEntered By: Powell Gammill
A 12-year-old reclusive bookworm with a speech impediment proved no match for a team of seasoned police investigators who pressured him to confess to strangling his younger sister. Did police pry the truth from a cunning killer, or bully a boy into g
For the first time since the War on Cameras began in earnest, the U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on a federal lawsuit regarding the right to record police in public, leaving no doubt that it is protected by the First Amendment. The suit
His wife spoke briefly, and much more emotionally. "This is unbelievable," she said. "I don't have any complaint against my husband. This is unbelievable." A neighbor reported that Mirkarimi grabbed and bruised Eliana Lopez's arm during a heated argu
Members of Congress want to see whether White Gun, like Fast and Furious, lost track of firearms that ended up with Mexican criminals.
Currently there are Sheriffs all across America taking stands against the unlawful incursions and overreach of state and federal governments and their agencies.
A veteran who apparently grew marijuana to self-medicate for anxiety and depression apparently shot and killed one cop and wounded several others during a nighttime raid on his home. This is the same narcotics task force, by the way, that shot and ki
VICTOR RAMOS GUZMAN and his brother-in-law noticed a Virginia state trooper pull up beside them as they traveled on Interstate 95 near Emporia, Va., in November. “A police car drove by in parallel, looked at our faces and on no more than that decided
Kenneth Dukes contends his constitutional rights were violated when a member of the task force relied upon a confidential informant who picked Dukes' photo out of a lineup, which led to a warrant being issued for his arrest. No investigation was cond
Louisville Metro Police are filing charges against a dead man. Last month, 2 officers were hurt when Norman Smith opened fire on them. Police say Smith later committed suicide and he was found in his car. Police posthumously charged Smith with 4 cou
He called 9-1-1 to report his mother's break-in, then hustled from his West Bloomfield home to his mom's apartment on Wayne Road in Westland. He said it took him one hour. Now, he and his mom were waiting for police. Sean called 9-1-1 again. He sa
Suing lawyer for filing a public info request stating videos can only be releaased after the cops in them can no longer be sued!
One police officer was killed and five others were wounded after a shootout erupted in Utah late on Wednesday as a narcotics enforcement team executed a search warrant at a home in Ogden, police said. A single gunman fired on officers as they approac
Police shot and killed an eighth-grader in the hallway of his middle school Wednesday after the boy brandished what looked like a handgun and pointed it at officers. It turned out to be a pellet gun that closely resembled the real thing. Fifteen-y
Bad laws attract bad people to enforce them – while pushing out the good (and semi-good) people. It’s a sort of Gresham’s Law as applied to human society.
Who needs eharmony? Evangelina Paredes found a match in a handwritten note on her windshield. It was from Stickney police officer Chris Collins who used the information that he recorded on a $132 speeding ticket to track her down and ask her out.
An officer in Utica, New York is being accused of planting evidence — and he was busted by the dash cam in his own police cruiser. The Utica Phoenix recently obtained dash cam video of a February 11, 2011 traffic stop, where officers Palladino and
Jordan Miles was beaten nearly to death by 3 Pittsburgh police officers who say they mistook a bottle of Mountain Dew in Miles’ pocket for a gun. The cops claimed they confronted Miles because a neighbor had complained that the music student with no
A Denver police officer fired for driving 88 mph above the speed limit while intoxicated appealed his dismissal, arguing the penalty is unfair and overly harsh. Derrick Saunders, had previously been cleared of charges he pointed a gun at a McDonald's
When Pompton Lakes police seized Darren Richardson’s car on a rainy September afternoon, they told him it was headed for an impound lot. When they returned it three weeks later, he says, the 2004 BMW belonged in a junk yard.
Hundreds of people have been wrongly imprisoned inside the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department jails in recent years, with some spending weeks behind bars before authorities realized those arrested were mistaken for wanted criminals. The wrongful