Now, in University Place in Washington, Ron Hillstrom is dead after he was reportedly tasered by four officers — each tasering the man. Hillstrom died after the encounter with the police.
There is a disturbing report out of San Bernardino County where Sheriff’s deputies claimed that they fired 13 rounds, wounding Keivon Young who had been mistaken for a murder suspect, Robert Pope, yet the police
The actors appeared to be heading towards ambulances, but were instead grabbed and detained by police officers who frisked them and searched their bags, a sight that we found very troubling.
If noon were a free and just republic, and midnight were absolute tyranny, I can’t say how close we are to absolute tyranny. Perhaps if I study the trajectory Nazi Germany took I’d have a better idea. It’s clear we’re far from
Police corruption in Arizona is not limited to the big cities. For the second time in two years in Thatcher, Arizona criminal charges have been dropped because of a too-close relationship between an investigating officer and the suspect. Thatcher
Mike Murphy, better known as Concerned Citizen, wrote how to conduct a proper flood call to police depts to let them know we are paying attention to their abusive tactics. We have used that method with a great deal of success
Sadly, it’s become a rather pedestrian story that a police officer shot a person for running away. No threat of harm to the officer. No First Rule of Policing issue. No threat of harm to anyone else. He just didn’t do as he was told, and it’s easie
Well, that escalated quickly. One police officer, and one “suspect” are dead after what began as a domestic argument Monday in a 55 and older community in Brentwood, NH, ended in a gun fight and exploding home.
If you pull your gun in the same scenario, only replacing the burglar with a SWAT officer, it’s very likely you, and possibly your family and pets, might end up dead. Really dead. Shot 22 times and left to bleed to death
Apple has patented a piece of technology which would allow government and police to block transmission of information, including video and photographs, from any public gathering or venue they deem “sensitive”
In a disgusting display of totalitarianism, Daytona Police descended upon a group who were feeding homeless people. These repugnant tyrants, have an ordinance which makes it illegal for folks to try and feed the homeless.
By the most conservative estimates, on the typical day in the American soyuz at least 100 SWAT raids will take place, most of them targeting non-violent offenders. A large percentage will involve military-style invasions
He later tweeted that "New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity"
Many stories raise concerns whether police officers and other public officials get advantages as criminal defendants. The case in Pennsylvania of former Scott Township police Chief James Romano has raised precisely
A state trooper who had sex with a domestic violence victim hours after helping to arrest her husband should not have been fired for the offense, the Alaska Supreme Court said in a decision last week.
After a year of planning and trial runs, the North Texas Tollway Authority will start a crackdown across the 145 miles of highways it owns. Using scanners and state troopers, the agency hopes to seize thousands of vehicles,
Lima police also tried to justify the tasering by claiming Michael Davis was reaching for the cop’s gun as they were violating his Constitutional rights by chasing him down and demanding his phone.
A New York City police officer, facing a possible grand jury investigation into the shooting of 16-year-old African-American, was named ‘Cop of the Year’ on Thursday by the NYPD Muslim Officers Society according to The Amsterdam News.
Dashcam footage shows a Sheriff’s deputy and an Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper used excessive force in deploying a taser and stunning Matthew Kelly twice, causing him to lose vision in his right eye. The Sheriff’s deputy had no probable cause
Police responded to a call of a man who had been “creepy” while attempting to use an outdoor phone booth in sub-freezing temperatures. They found a senior citizen who’s hearing impairment prevented him from responding to officers’ commands.
Albuquerque citizens continue to demonstrate that they have had enough of their increasingly violent police department. The Albuquerque Police Department has even had its acronym changed by residents to mean Another Person Dead.
“Live free or die” is the motto of the state of New Hampshire.
After two years of letter writing and petitioning got them no where (something I'm quite familiar with), the organization decided to take a more active role and gather the data they were seeking by directly monitoring checkpoint operations themselves
But while Messner’s photos and the accompanying story ended up going viral, not much attention was paid to University of Tennessee student Jacob Shelton who was arrested for video recording the aggressiveness of deputies that night.
The shooting of Andrew Lee Scott, 26, an entirely innocent man who was killed by Florida police after they went to the wrong home to arrest an attempted murder suspect, did not announce they were officers, pounded on a door at 1:30 am and then
A disturbing dash cam video shows a group of Michigan police officers pouncing on a mentally ill man who was doing nothing more than standing on a residential street trying to fix his bicycle chain. The first Dearborn cop pulls up, steps out of the c
Last January, Kyle Howell was pulled over by Nassau County police in New York and pulled out his phone to record the stop, only to get threatened with violence if he dared do it again. Last month, he was pulled over again by the same officer, boldly
Police were looking for Adrian Montesano, 27, who had shot a police officer after robbing a Walgreens at gunpoint. They spotted him in a car with another man and gave chase. The Blue Volvo crashed and was wedged between a light pole and a tree.
Take for instance an account (see video above) of the illegal stop & search of Clarisa Christiansen and her two young children near Three Points, Arizona on May 21, 2013. The depraved actions of Border Patrol agents, who not only illegally seized & s
A mother in Huntsville, Alabama, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against police alleging that they were responsible for killing her son during a drug sting.