A surveillance camera, showing 5 Atlantic City police officers beating, punching and kneeing a man repeatedly before a sixth officer drives up and sics a dog on the man. The 20-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault. The video shows he
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept. has an acute public relations problem: Officers in its employ routinely murder and mutilate innocent people. The established review procedure for police killings is at least as predictable as a Zimbabwean
Philadelphia transit police are upset that people witnessing an officer getting beat up by an alleged fare jumper inside the subway system just stood by and watched without calling 911, including one person who pulled out a phone to video record the
Michigan deputies are accused of forcing a woman to delete her video footage after she recorded them handcuffing her husband for legally carrying an unloaded shotgun on their property.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s office clearly has a lot of crime to address when its officers are arresting people for “walking on the wrong side of the road.” That is what Bobby Wingate says happened to him. He says that the officer punched him and thr
Without any solid leads, and acting on rumors, the Laguna Beach PD dispatched a SWAT team a day later to raid the Rowland Heights, California home of Marilyn Injeyan, a 71-year-old retired schoolteacher. Her son, Vahan, was
On Wednesday, we published my report on the 2007 drug raid of Geraldine and Caroline Burley, in which a team of DEA agents and deputies from Wayne County, Michigan covered their faces and refused to reveal their identities.
With her typical clarity, Judge Shira Scheindlin shut down New York City’s attempt to spin her ruling in Floyd v. City of New York, that the execution of the stop & frisk policy violated the rights of millions to nab a handful, with a resounding smac
“You’re under arrest!” snarled Officer Clark Lund as he lunged into Victor Madrigal’s home, his Taser at the ready. Madrigal had triggered that response by moving to comply with the officer’s unconstitutional demand that he produce his driver’s licen
Police Officer Shatters Car Window After Female Student Denies Rolling It Down, Gets Forced Out Of Car & Arrested!
The New York City Police Department has decided if the feds can use secret classifications for documents, why not them? What? There’s no law creating such a methodology or allowing such a classification? They don’t need no stinkin’ law.
A Georgia cop caught on camera trying to shake down a citizen for a bribe, turning to the woman with the camera and slapping it out of her hand, resigned this week after admitting to the crimes. But Brandon Brown has yet to be arrested,
Police in Washington Township, Ohio are investigating an officer’s conduct after footage surfaced online of him waving his Tazer at two people already handcuffed on the ground and seemingly grabbing a teenage boy during a traffic stop.
“You’re under arrest!” snarled Officer Clark Lund as he lunged into Victor Madrigal’s home, his Taser at the ready.
The rote recitations of excuses for the use of force usually fly because they have some connection to reality, at least for those inclined to believe whatever the police say. But once in a while, the story crosses a line of absurdity that would make
Here’s a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his uniform, render him woefully ignorant of how to handle a situation without resor
Aggravated Assault: Guilty 5 - 15 yrs Sentencing awaits 'Assault' phase Thug with a badge shot and killed a 29 yr old bicyclist and his dog. Fellow cop has crossed the 'thin blue line' and testified against him.
The goon thug psychopaths no longer only brutalize minorities–it is open season on all of us –the latest victim is a petite young white mother of two small children
Police Officer Randall Kerrick was charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed an unarmed man who was reportedly looking for help after getting into a car accident. Jonathan Ferrell, 24, was a former Florida A & M football player.
Theodora Ray, 54, was struck in her leg — breaking two bones in her calf — as she stood leaning on her four-wheeled walker across from the terminal; Sahara Khoshakhlagh, 35, was grazed in her buttocks. 2 cops pulled off a total of 3 shots in
The recent uproar over armed EPA agents descending on a tiny Alaska mining town is shedding light on the fact that 40 federal agencies employ about 120,000 full-time officers authorized to carry guns and make arrests, according to
Police arrived at which point the deceased, former Florida A&M football player Jonathan Ferrell, “immediately charged towards the three officers, one in particular. That officer fired his weapon several times, striking individual multiple times.”
“…any officer… may, with the approval of his or her immediate superior, humanely destroy any abandoned animal in the field in any case where the animal is too severely injured to move or where a veterinarian is not available and it would be more huma
"They surrounded the guy in a triangle and with their firearms drawn and it looked like he was pulling a box cutter or something out of his pocket," said witness Jeffrey Hollingsworth.
The defendant was in a car believed by Border Patrol Agent Soto to be picking up people who had illegally cross the border. After the stop, Soto asked: “Can I look in the phones? Can I search the phones?” Lopez consented by responding “yes.”
Florida has perhaps the most liberal public records laws in the United States, but you wouldn’t know that by making simple requests to the government officials in charge of those records.
The pin-camera video from one of the raiding officers was critical in the DA's decision to bring charges. Which is why every SWAT member should be recorded in a format that cannot be altered, and those videos archived and subject to
A Florida pastor has been arrested before he could set fire to almost 3,000 Qurans. Polk County sheriff's officials say the Rev. Terry Jones and his associate pastor were arrested on unspecified felony charges
A woman who suffered a broken orbital bone in her face and other injuries during her arrest on a DUI charge was the victim of police brutality, her lawyer said. Christina West, 44, was arrested in the early morning hours of Aug. 10 by officers wit
A federal civil rights suit filed raises troubling questions about the conduct of Harris Co. deputies. As shown on the video below, David Scherz was arrested on Sept. 10, 2011, along with his father, mother, sister and aunt in front of their Houston