St. Paul police kicked a man in the face as he lay on the ground trying to explain that his mother couldn't quickly get to the ground because she'd recently had surgery. Police then shot a "flash-bang" grenade directly at the woman, setting her afire
As they were carrying out a victim from a house on Halloween night, paramedics in Ohio spotted a man across the street taking photos, so they started ordering him to put that camera away. But Nicolas Tanner, a 28-year-old photojournalism graduate stu
When Paul Leason spotted a group of Minneapolis police officers making an arrest, he pulled out his camera and began taking photos from a public sidewalk. One of the officers spotted him and ordered him to keep walking.
This story which was previously on FP as a linked news article is too important to lose the valuable information contained therein.
A video shot 10 years ago in Chicago provides an excellent educational tool in how to deal with cops who try to intimidate you from recording them. The ironic part of the video is police did have the legal right to arrest the man
The fire was all around Dan Jensen. It was burning down his neighbor's house. It was creeping toward Jensen's own fence 10 feet away, and he started spraying the fire with his hose. Police ordered Jensen to get back, and he complied.
Grainy as it is, the video shows officers stopping the man, who they described as drunk and defiant. One officer takes him down; the other shoots the dog he was walking. Of course they arrest the dog owner for resisting arrest.
So remember when Chicago police were arresting people for recording them, and charging them with crimes punishable by 10 or more years in prison? Remember the woman who was arrested and charged because she attempted
Florida cop responding to a report of a stolen motorcycle snoops around a cemetery at night, knocks on the door to an equipment shed without identifying himself. Cemetery owner is in the shed, hears the knock, fears he’s being robbed
A Memphis Police officer was shot near the downtown area. The officer was serving a warrant when he was shot. He is listed in critical condition. Bryant was accidentally shot by a fellow officer who was trying to shoot a pit bull, but missed.
Ogden Police Officer Jared Francom was fatally shot during a raid on the home of Matthew David Stewart last January 4.
Ogden Police Officer Jared Francom was fatally shot during a raid on the home of Matthew David Stewart. Francom was part of a 12-man SWAT team attached to the Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force, a federally subsidized counter-narcotics squad.
Another cop tried to play news editor with a photojournalist by standing in front of his camera and informing him it was in “bad taste” to video record the investigation of a traffic fatality.
For Bal Harbour police, it was a whirlwind: cops jetting to Las Vegas, Chicago, Phoenix, Los Angeles — with the goal of seizing millions from criminals. Two flew on first-class flights while two others went business class to California, where they
The parents of a suicidal 16-year-old boy who was shot to death by a SWAT team sniper in suburban Atlanta have spoken out for the first time against the unjustified actions of the police.
[and we have to read it in the English press!] A police officer has appeared in court after it is alleged he used his Taser gun on a 10-year-old schoolboy who refused to clean his patrol car.
The child was hit with the taser probes during a demonstration earlier this year at Tularosa Elementary School, where Officer Christopher Webb spoke to groups of students in the school playground about gun and taser safety.
A home surveillance camera in Omaha, Nebraska filmed police officers earlier this year arresting a man for walking too close to a search area, then shooting and killing his dog in what the man now calls an execution.
Over the weekend, Facebook took down a message by the Special Operations Speaks PAC (SOS) which highlighted the fact that Obama denied backup to the forces being overrun in Benghazi.
I despise the bogus concept of "officer safety". What a completely disgusting justification for anything some corrupt cop (redundancy alert) wants to do to you. Why would a reaver's safety be more important than mine or anyone else's?
My attorney, Arnold Trevilla, had also requested her personnel file months ago but has not received anything. Meanwhile, we’ve already had to have two trials continued because of her lies and refusal to provide public records.
Since there is no fee to play and no money is wagered on the games, Nutz's owner believed he was complying with Florida's gambling laws. Evidently Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco disagreed by sending its agents, assisted by black-masked local police
A 16-year-old aspiring journalist was handcuffed, arrested and banned from a Canadian shopping mall for six months because he snapped photos of security guards making an arrest.
Officer Steve Gilley of the Downey Police Department will not face charges from the Los Angeles District Attorney's office for the October 2011 submachine gun death of Michael Nida in Downey, Calif. The prosecutor who investigated the killing said
Three people were found wounded, two fatally, in a vehicle that was fired upon by a Texas state trooper in a helicopter.
An US Secret Service agent assigned to protect the residence of Vice President Joe Biden was arrested by authorities this week and charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old female family member.
A Cleburne teenager was hit with a Taser by police while he was having a medical emergency, and the incident was caught on tape.
A city police officer was charged Thursday with leading a ghoulish double life by using a law enforcement database and fetish chat rooms to dream up a plot to torture women and then cook and eat their body parts.
Yet he knew that accepting free tickets from the trucking association could be considered unethical. The organization represents trucking and transportation companies regulated by the DPS. But Hegarty wouldn't have been concerned
An American of Bengali descent says the NYPD paid him to spy on mosques and “bait” Muslims into talking about jihad and terrorism. He agreed facing several misdemeanor arrests for marijuana would result in serious legal consequences..