Police officers in Iowa can now issue speeding tickets to motorists driving on a different street more than a block away. The state Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of Michael Querry based solely on the testimony of an officer who performed rem
On Thursday, the Justice Department announced its findings that the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) has engaged in a pattern or practice of excessive force. The investigation, which was launched on Nov. 27, 2012 and was
Marietta Police allow its SWAT teams to detonate a new explosive device capable of taking down doors, walls or windows. It could be used to serve a warrant, according to the standard operating procedures approved by the City Council.
“Get on the ground! Get on the ground!” That demand is spat by police into the face of thousands of people every day in this country, many – perhaps most -- of whom have neither been caught in a criminal act nor have been named on an arrest warrant.
In accordance with the Department of Homeland Security, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is now requiring that all Boston bus and subway riders submit to a warrantless search prior to boarding.
The Los Angeles Police Commission is investigating how half the recording antennas in the Southeast Division went missing, seemingly as a way to evade new self-monitoring procedures the Los Angeles Police Department imposed last year.
Not a day goes by without news of another case of police brutality or the abuse of power by officers, which begs the question: is this the new norm? There was a time when it was not so common to hear about abuse by the police, let alone see actual fo
The Tucson police officer who was caught on video brutally pummeling a female student as she walked innocuously near the campus of the University of Arizona has been identified as Joel Mann,
Between the rhetorical “search for the truth” stuff that’s thrown up when convenient, and the burden of proof stuff that’s hauled out for the same reason, people would likely believe that a video that shows police testimony is false less than accurat
A Shelby County sheriff's deputy was given a one-day suspension today for using poor judgment when he delayed a man for expired tags while taking his mother to the hospital.
When Nassau County police officer Nikolas Budimlic decided that the best idea was to individually charge into a house where a gunman was holding people hostage, there were couple of possible outcomes. The first was that he would be a hero,
After one student makes a snarky comment that he's "disappointed" in the principle, he then orders the student be arrested, to which the lackey cops present immediately oblige.
St. Louis Metropolitan police were caught on video viciously beating a mentally ill man because he wouldn’t respond to orders of “put your fucking hands behind your back” – reminding us why it’s best to never call police when dealing with family iss
Detroit resident Arthur Williams has been presented with a real puzzler. Why, after paying $1,100 to have his stolen car returned to him from an impound lot, did police come and take it away only 15 minutes later?
One of the deputies who was sent to protect the family decided to serve them instead - with a lawsuit. Pullen, who suffered "superficial wounds" during the incident, accused family members of "negligence and recklessness" for not fully warning him
Officer Chad Black professes to be terrified by Sherri Watson, his neighbor in Genola, Utah. A June 2011 stalking petition filed by Black claims that he considers the 48-year-old mother to be a threat and observes that “Sheriff deputies advised
Video of a River Ridge, Louisiana man being arrested for resisting arrest shows a deputy for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff taking Donrell Breaux into custody after, the deputy alleged, Breaux refused to provide the officer with proper identification
First they called her a terrorist threat. When she turned out to be an unarmed suburban mother, they said she was on drugs. Now that was wrong, too. Miriam Carey was shot in the back of the head by US Capitol Police and uniformed Secret Service
We rode along with Officer Henderson, who pulled over a man talking on his phone. The man got a $130 ticket. But that's not the only action considered distracted driving. Texting, eating and drinking, putting on makeup, checking laptops
A Jefferson Parish sheriff’s deputy forcing his way into the home of a man who is clearly clueless as to what crime he supposedly committed. But despite him repeatedly asking, the deputy refuses to say anything beyond “resisting arrest.”
After they woke him, they had a 3-hour standoff and Boyd is heard saying that he was “going to walk” with them. However, he then gathers his things an officer is heard yelling “Do it”. A flash-bang device exploded at his feet, causing Boyd to drop
Two Clinton, Oklahoma parents called police because they were worried their 18-year-old son, diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder, might harm himself. Apparently he did not have to harm himself. Moments after police entered
Three Edison police officers, including one who is already facing charges he firebombed his supervisor’s home, have been charged with planning to retaliate against a North Brunswick police officer who arrested another man for drunken driving,
The protest made stops at APD's headquarters, Civic Plaza and the University of New Mexico's main campus. 5 p.m. police officers ordered the group to clear the area near APD headquarters, calling it an unlawful protest. There was a standoff
Residents of Utah's Provo-Orem Metropolitan Area live in a valley blessed with breathtaking mountain vistas and a dynamic local economy. Unfortunately, one of the major local industries involves manufacturing “crimes” out of trivial incidents,
Here is an excerpt from the Virginia Cop Block web page:
David and Connie Johnson were asleep when they heard a noise Connie later described as the “walls caving in.” Seconds later their front door was forced open and two armored strangers burst into the two-room apartment the middle-aged couple share with
Albuquerque police shot and killed another man Tuesday night after claiming he had shot at them first. However, video from a witness contradicts this claim.
Within 2 hours after they had beaten a man to death, Kern County sheriff deputies realized their actions had been video recorded, so they tracked down the witnesses to an apartment and barged in, terrorizing them for hours until they handed
They killed so many citizens since introducing the cameras that the US Dept of Justice launched an investigation in late 2012, citing an unusually high number of incidents resulting in “excessive force, including use of unreasonable deadly force, in