When cops in a Rialto, California were forced to wear cameras, their use of force dropped by over two-thirds. Additionally, the officers who were not made to wear the cameras used force twice as much as those who did. This strongly suggests
A 34-year-old man is recovering Monday from several injuries he said he sustained from a violent encounter with Los Angeles Police Department officers late last week.
Cisneros says that he was riding his bike when officers allegedly jumped out of a cruiser and beat him severely. He was charged with “for no lights after hours of darkness.”
People on the east side of Detroit thought they were being pulled over, robbed at gunpoint, and even pistol whipped by criminals parading around as cops. As this story reveals, one of the criminals is indeed a real Detroit cop.
Former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey, a Republican who gained fame when he refused to sanction a government surveillance initiative in 2004, won Senate confirmation on Monday as President Barack Obama's pick to head the FBI.
Several managers and employees of the Clark County Family Court are under investigation in the wake of an alleged sexual assault on a woman in court by a court marshal as a judge looked on and did nothing, and then arrested her for the disturbance
Once your location information is collected and stored, you have lost control over it, and there is no way to know whose hands it will end up in. We acknowledge this instinctively when we feel discomfort about being watched or followed
If you aren't doing anything wrong . . . we'll make sure that you are.
Hanners blew the whistle on the department’s tactics and was eventually fired for refusing to comply and keep quiet. Each officer was required to make 100 contacts each month, which included tickets, arrests, field interviews, and warnings.
They aim to determine whether 3-D printed firearms present a real threat—and whether they can use the weapons for their own purposes.
New York City Michael Bloomberg vetoed 2 measures meant to curb the city’s controversial stop-and-frisk policing policy. Bloomberg called the bills dangerous and irresponsible and said they would make the city less safe.
Going postal used to mean spraying one’s co-workers from a semi-automatic. Postal workers have figured out that the police are more useful as their cohorts than the guys putting an end to their shooting spree with a well-placed bullet.
Florida starting linebacker Antonio Morrison has been suspended from the team after he was arrested for barking at a police dog. That’s right, the 19-year-old was arrested for walking up to a police dog and barking at him.
the video of a California cop killing a dog while arresting its owner for video recording them, I wanted to provide this follow-up. The story went completely viral, so a Facebook page went up called Justice for Max the Rottweiler – Murdered by Haw
This is how Sean Murphy thinks the Boston Bombing suspect should be remembered.
“You’re dead, mother****r!” Those were the last words spoken to 41-year-old Kamas, Utah resident Wade Pennington as he bled to death from two gunshot wounds inflicted at point-blank range. The man who hurled that sadistic taunt at Pennington,
With 30 state-of-the-art mobile command and communication centers of all shapes and sizes, from law enforcement, fire, EMS, military, utility companies and other support agencies, this year’s open-vehicle display focused on interoperability, networki
Katie Bowman, who has never been convicted of a crime, claims police interest in her – which saw her stopped 70 times for suspected offenses ranging from drink-driving to assault – meant she could ‘barely leave the house’.
This time he is accused of pulling a gun on a gas station clerk, and it’s all caught on camera. Kyle McCartin, a Tucson cop charged with two counts of aggravated assault, was released to pretrial services Tuesday night.
He noticed what appeared to be a FedEx truck in his driveway. "As I open the door to great [sic] the driver approximately 12 F.B.I. Swat Team agents jumped out of the truck screaming for me to 'Get The F**k Down' with m-16 assault rifles and
During a July 9 traffic stop in Meridian, Mississippi, police found $360,000 stashed in a secret compartment in the car. Though that’s perhaps an eyebrow-raising amount of money, readers might notice something odd—the driver was let go
Henrico police shoot pet as they notify family of son's homicide. It appears that your patient, while performing his mundane duty of notifying one of the humans that her child had been murdered, discharged his weapon into the child's dog.
Missouri resident Michael Elli wanted to let others on the road know to slow down because they were about to drive into a speed trap, so he did what many kindhearted souls do: He flashed his headlights as a warning.
As a way to improve its image in the wake of a massive bribery scandal, Redflex Traffic Systems encourages employees to come forward and report wrongdoing at the second-largest provider of red light cameras and speed cameras.
A decision out of the 10th Circuit that puts an end to the pressing question of whether second hand smoke presents a sufficient justification to circumvent the 4th Amendment and enter a home without a warrant.
A squad of 18 deputies in Cook County were very aggressive in trying to collect money from deadbeat dads, using whatever methods they needed. When they put a gun to 77-year-old Merien Macon's head, they messed with the wrong person.
The military could soon be patrolling the streets of Chicago, Illinois if a local lawmaker has her way. State Rep. Monique Davis has asked the governor to deploy the National Guard among an epidemic of violent crime.
Berlin police are investigating whether an artist who projected “United Stasi of America" onto the US embassy in the German capital earlier this week could be charged with a criminal offense.
Georgia deputies not only unlawfully arrested a man who was video recording from a public sidewalk, they blatantly harassed him as he was being interviewed by a local television crew about the initial incident.
Feds found the Miami Police Dept. engaged in a pattern of excessive force that led to a high number of shootings by officers, among them episodes that resulted in the deaths of 7 young black men over an 8-month period in 2011.