A sheriff’s deputy in Tennessee was arrested for allegedly forcing a woman to perform oral sex on him during a traffic stop. Hamilton County sheriff’s deputy Willie Greer, 33, was charged with aggravated rape and official misconduct is out on bail.
"Among other lessons we’ve learned in this trial," pontificated Judge William Froeberg just before a jury acquitted Kelly Thomas’s killers, "is that violence begets violence." This statement was either a conscious lie, or a symptom of incurable ideol
Maricopa, Arizona resident Henry Ricketts, who was released from prison two weeks ago, jumped head-first into a septic tank filled with raw sewage to rescue a two-year-old girl. Like millions of Americans, Ricketts was put into a government cage
The purchase includes a new black paint job from the local DeFouw Chevrolet dealership and gun turret removal from the nearest Army National Guard outfit, reports Ron Wilkins of the Journal and Courier Online. Wilkins did the math: When the tra
An Orange County jury found 2 former Fullerton police officers accused of killing a schizophrenic homeless man, Kelly Thomas, not guilty. Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli were charged with striking Kelly Thomas with a baton and a stun gun in a beating
On one hand, Darren Redding has everything it takes to become a law enforcement officer. He is aggressive, has a military background and doesn’t think too highly of citizens expressing their First Amendment rights.
The ease of their voices shocked me: a white district attorney and a white police officer shooting the breeze, discussing how they could have killed a black arrestee whose case was causing them trouble.
Officer Gilette observed a “suspicious” vehicle parked outside a local 24-hour car wash while on a 3 a.m. routine patrol. After surveying the situation for one hour, Gilette decided to approach the vehicle, occupied by 23-year-old Rocendo Arias.
32 officers flooded an Omaha, Neb., home in an attempt to recover video evidence of police misconduct and brutality. The suit filed seeks damages suffered during the incident, which allegedly started over a parking ticket.
A 27-year-old pharmacist sued the Los Angeles Police Department over injuries she sustained when she was thrown from a moving squad car. Kim Nguyen says she fell from the car as she struggled to escape sexual assault by a police officer.
A 32-year-old documentary filmmaker alleges that Chicago police beat him and sodomized him with the barrel of a gun in order to intimidate him into acting as an informant. The purported police brutality survivor said that he wants to keep what happen
The New York Times recently noted a new trend in Los Angeles: strict enforcement of jaywalking laws downtown, including the little-known regulation that makes it a crime to enter a crosswalk after the red crosswalk light is flashing
When he asked what law or policy forbade him from entering the Immigration and Naturalization Services building with his camera, he was directed to a wordy document posted on a wall behind him. But before he could find the section that addressed phot
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has a newly minted SWAT team. To be sure, the agency maintains that this “cadre of specialty teams” will focus on search-and-rescue missions. However, the way Game Warden Cullen Stakes is dressed
“What if no one stopped to help you while you were getting bullied?” This expanded take on the Parable of the Good Samaritan posits an affirmative moral duty to intervene to protect an innocent person who is being bullied by an aggressor.
Hundreds of armed vigilantes stormed a Mexican town and arrested federal police in the latest bloody battle between residents, criminal gangs, and the police locals say are in league with the gang members.
It’s easy for supporters of anti-gun polices to suggest that all law abiding citizens be disarmed and for gun ownership to be restricted, because most of them haven’t grown up in high-crime areas where they live under the constant threat of being ass
Mike “MJB” Bergeron, of Seabrook, posted surveillance video Monday on YouTube that he said shows police slamming him face-first into a concrete brick wall and dousing him with pepper spray while he was on the floor.
When the Secret Service, Washington Metro Police and U.S. Capitol Police were pursuing a vehicle they feared might pose a terrorist threat last October, they quickly learned the car actually belonged to a young mother and dental hygienist from Connec
“We don’t have time for this!” exclaimed a police officer as he shot and killed a psychologically troubled, 90-pound teenage boy who had already been tasered and was pinned down beneath two other officers. The victim, 18-year-old Keith Vidal, was
A lawsuit was filed in the Omaha incident so brazen that it not only got four officers fired, but led to felony criminal charges against two officers for confiscating a cell phone from a citizen recording them before disposing of its memory card.
Broward County deputy Paul Pletcher was off-duty when he got into road rage altercation with another woman, so he pulled her over, stormed up to her truck and began berating her. Her passenger pulled out a cell phone and began video recording,
“What was going on with the police officer a few minutes ago?” I asked the young couple to whom I had offered a ride on sunny but severely cold Saturday morning.
Two North Carolina parents are in shock after local police shot and killed their 18-year-old son in their own home, while they watched helplessly.
Police officers took out their frustration on city councilmen who rejected a proposed departmental pay increase by blitzing their wards with parking tickets. An internal investigation is expected to clear the police department of any wrong doing,
“What was going on with the police officer a few minutes ago?” I asked the young couple to whom I had offered a ride on sunny but severely cold morning. “Well, he said that we looked like juveniles, and he questioned us about being runaways,”
While some “journalists” would have you believe the biggest stories of 2013 were about twerking celebrities and over-hyped real-life courtroom sagas, much bigger events were happening with far more lasting national significance. The foundation of an
If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Thursday.
You Have the Right to Remain Out of Jail - Valuable Infographic
If a 50-year-old male private citizen forced a 24-year-old female to have sex with him the end result would be many years in jail.