Baltimore will dish out a $250,000 settlement to a man whose footage they deleted after he video recorded them making an arrest at the Preakness horse race in 2010. Not that the settlement forces them to admit they did delete his footage.
Information on the identity and movements of millions of Southern California residents is being collected and tracked. In fact, Los Angeles is emerging as a major laboratory for testing and scaling up new police surveillance technologies.
A criminal justice student at the University of Texas at San Antonio was arrested while sitting at bus stop and filming police officers operating a speed trap ‘This is where our funding is going, straight into hard police work.’
“I don’t know why there would be [one],” replied Idaho Falls Police Chief Mark McBride when asked if his department would apologize to the Madrigals. “Just because a person is found not guilty doesn’t mean the officers were wrong.”
A police department in Florida failed to tell judges about its use of a cell phone tracking tool "because the department got the device on loan and promised the manufacturer to keep it all under wraps," the American Civil Liberties Union said.
The Los Angeles Times obtained an internal review of US Border Patrol’s use-of-force policies, which US Customs and Border Protection has refused to release publicly (members of Congress have seen a summary). The paper did publish previously
We are well past the point where an explanation is needed that photography or videotaping of police in the public performance of their duties is not a crime. Indeed, it’s a right. Or using the language of the law, a “firmly established right” for th
Runners have joined jaywalkers on the NYPD’s to-ticket list.
The FBI has yet to explain why law enforcement shot and killed Ibragim Todashev last May. He was shot several times while being questioned in his Orlando apartment. An autopsy was conducted, but the FBI blocked its public release. An internal investi
“The Court, in its infinite wisdom, has committed your child, based on risk and needs.”
Two short videos posted on Youtube in recent days, one from California, the other from Florida, resulted in police reaching for their guns against the citizens who were recording them.
This video shows a line of police, looking like a firing squad, that opens fire on a man at some distance from them, not attacking them or anyone else. Their shots kill him. This to deal with a man who has stolen a cup of coffee,
Residents of a California farming town felt their trust has been violated after learning the acting police chief and a handful of officers were charged with crimes including selling or giving away the impounded cars of poor Hispanic residents.
A police officer in South Carolina shot a 70-year-old motorist who was reaching for a cane during a traffic stop because he thought the man was grabbing a rifle from the bed of his pickup truck, investigators said. The man was expected to survive.
Chief Art Acedevo of the Austin Police Department is like a figure from Roman history – in one of the worst ways imaginable.
Officers Oliver and Shigri are accused of sideswiping a parked SUV owned by Robert Jackson, 31, and then charging him with the accident — after looking around for any security cameras that would contradict them. They missed one.
Chief Acedevo of the Austin PD is like a figure from Roman history – in one of the worst ways imaginable. To be specific, his view of the privileges of the coercive elite, and the deferential gratitude they’re supposedly owed by the plebian class
The chilling video that had been confiscated by police showing 5 Oklahoma cops piling on top of a man in a movie theater parking lot, leading to his death, was released , showing the cops were struggling with a dead man for five minutes.
Former Chicago police Supt. Jody Weis — who ordered the re-investigation of David Koschman’s death — says he’s troubled that high-ranking cops apparently fabricated a self-defense claim to avoid charging a nephew of Mayor Daley.
A police officer is on paid leave after being accused of sexual assault. The Pine Bluff Police Department says the woman who filed the report claims the incident happened on Sunday. Police say there is a criminal and internal investigation
NJ Man Escapes 5 Year Sentence After Dash Cam Footage Clears Him; Cops Indicted
The Idaho Senate passed a bill today without any objection to affirm the 2nd amendment by punishing cops who would obey federal orders to seize the guns of Idaho citizens: Start pushing this in your state now!
Austin police chief Art Acevedo has issued an apology for comments he made during a press conference yesterday concerning the arrest of a female jogger near the University of Texas campus on Thursday.
The arrest of an Austin jogger on jaywalking charges — dragged screaming to a cop car after apparently failing to present ID — has become viral after Austin’s chief of police tells the public they should be glad his cops aren’t treating people worse.
Evidence from a dashboard camera on a police cruiser ended a nightmare for a New Jersey man facing false charges of eluding police, resisting arrest and assault. Prosecutors dismissed all the criminal charges against Marcus Jeter, 30, of Bloomfield,
The initial reaction to a huge win is always the same: Elation. It doesn’t happen often, and it means one more innocent life is snatched from the belly of the beast. And so the Court of Appeals decision in People v. Adrian Thomas, suppressing
Not only is a South Florida woman preparing to sue the Broward County Sheriff’s Office after she was violently dragged out of her car for recording a traffic stop last year, a North Florida man is suing the Bay County Sheriff’s Office for arresting h
An Ohio police officer whose cruiser slammed into a stopped car in the middle of an intersection tried to veer away but couldn't avoid the crash that killed six members of a family, and there is no basis to charge him, authorities announced Thursday.
The first government-licensed police agencies in America were 18th century slave patrols, which were authorized to arrest both fugitive slaves and “disorderly” people of all descriptions.
A man who was framed by a rogue detective and served 23 years in prison for a murder he did not commit will receive $6.4 million from the City of New York in a settlement that came before a civil rights lawsuit was even filed, lawyers involved in the