Just over a year after the New Haven Police Department made a strenuous effort to educate its officers on the rights of citizens to record them in public, at least one veteran sergeant still refuses to accept this. But at least the department’s ch
Thomas D. Raffaele, a 69-year-old justice of the New York State Supreme Court, encountered a chaotic scene while walking down a Queens street with a friend: Two uniformed police officers stood over a shirtless man lying facedown on the pavement. The
"He said, 'Can I pat you down,' and at that point I said, 'No, you cannot," said Stoiber. Stoiber said an argument ensued, and an officer handcuffed him. Stoiber, who was chewing snuff, leaned over to spit on the sidewalk, and was taken into custod
A video has surfaced on Youtube showing a group of Shreveport police officers manhandling a Ron Paul supporter at the Republican State Convention in Louisiana Saturday until he falls down and demands medical assistance.
The security crackdown surrounding the Bilderberg Group confab in Chantilly, Virginia intensified today after a protester was arrested for little more than crossing the street. The incident followed the arrest of two activists yesterday for taking ph
David Cummer was handcuffed and cited for blocking traffic, even though the video shows police vehicles in the middle of the street, making it impossible for traffic to drive through. It also shows 100 other protesters in the street.
So these cops were already off the hook for damages. They appealed because they wanted the Supreme Court to forever preserve a police officer’s power to Tase pregnant women who drive 12 miles per hour over the speed limit
2 officers expressed misgivings about the operation prior to its launch. The team’s commander urged it be delayed; another officer suggested the SWAT-style raid wasn’t even necessary. But Solomon insisted the raid had to be conducted that day.
A bizarre and tragic series of events took place in Miami Saturday afternoon, when police shot a naked man after he was biting the face off of another man.
Without a warrant, cops entered Vietnam veteran Macario Dagdagan’s home investigating an assault. They found Dagdgan in his bed, sleeping, so they woke him up, Tased him and put him in a chokehold.
More than 500 people were arrested in a demonstration as protesters defied a controversial new law that places restrictions on the right to demonstrate. In Quebec City, police arrested 176 people under the provisions of the new law.
Cleveland police can’t comment on the ticket at this time but according to a spokesperson there is another code that may have been violated. There is a code which states that it is illegal to panhandle or give money to panhandlers near a highway o
The SUV came to a stop on a steep embankment, and Roder’s impatient 5-year-old son jumped out and started sprinting toward a ledge that was about 35 feet above the river. Roder immediately leaped out of the SUV and chased down his son just a few f
NYC PD Sgt. Lesly Charles may have a long penis but he’s short on brains, never realizing a suspect was video recording as he threatened to ram his lengthy penis in the suspect’s mouth. He also threatened to ram his pistol inside the man’s anus befor
When the Brown County, Wis., Drug Task Force arrested her son Joel last February, Beverly Greer started piecing together his bail. She used part of her disability payment and her tax return. Joel Greer's wife also chipped in, as did his brother an
lexander Arbuckle, a 21-year-old New York University journalism student, believed police were being portrayed unfairly in media stories about the Occupy Wall Street protests. He ended up getting arrested.
As NATO protesters marched by the hundreds to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house, three others were in court Saturday facing terrorism charges for allegedly planning to bomb the mayor’s residence, police stations and Obama’s campaign headquarters dur
Lawyers Deny Group Was Plotting To Make Molotov Cocktails, Only Beer
Russ Caswell, 68, is bewildered: “What country are we in?” He and his wife, Pat, are ensnared in a Kafkaesque nightmare unfolding in Orwellian language. This town’s police department is conniving with the federal government to circumvent Massachusett
John Nix pulled out his cell phone after spotting what he thought was a gang of thugs mugging a man in the parking lot of a North Carolina shopping mall last week. The former city council candidate ended up in jail after the men who were in street
Here is something you don’t see often; a law enforcement officer arrested for deleting video footage. His own, in fact, when he realized it would be used against him by investigators.
A federal judge in New York has given the go ahead for a class action lawsuit to move forward against the city’s police department over allegations that its stop-and-frisk program has continuously allowed officers to discriminate against minorities.
Thanks to a misbegotten ruling from a divided 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, police in 9 states have been left at an insurmountable disadvantage when dealing with criminal suspects. At least, that’s what we’re told in a legal brief submitted to the Su
That letter provoked the police dept. into issuing a General Order to its officers stating citizens have the “absolute right” to record cops in public as long as they did not "violate any section of any law, ordinance, code or criminal article."
After footage surfaced of Occupy Wall Street protesters in Minnesota making claims that they’ve been drugged by police officers, authorities in the state have opened up a criminal investigation.
Police in Minnesota are picking people up and giving them drugs as part of a DRE program. After getting them high, the cops drop them off near Occupy Minnesota. This is raw footage of various exchanges between officers and participants in the experim
For more than a year, NewsChannel 5 Investigates has been shining a light on a practice that some call “policing for profit.” In this latest case, a Monterey police officer took $22,000 off the driver — even though he had committed no crime. “Y
Police state America
Four-year-old Katelyn Jageman’s books were due back to the Freeport Area Library on Oct. 19, 2011. Until Thursday, they were still in her possession. Library officials turned over to police, who made a courtesy call to the child’s home.
Suddenly, flashing lights bathe the front lawn in red and blue. More than a dozen cops in light-gray polos, dark-gray cargo pants, and black vests flood out of the Chrysler and other unmarked cars, storming through the front gate