When I was a youngster, my dad told me, "Son, a policeman is your friend." Through his jail and prison ministry, Dad became a personal friend of our county sheriff (two of them, as a matter of fact)--as well as scores of deputies and city police offi
After the man refused the deputy's initial order to stop recording, one of the deputies again stated, "Turn that off, I don't know what that is," insinuating he was in fear for his life. Deputies then demanded the man's name and identification,
2 Bloomfield, NJ police officers were indicted, and another plead guilty after suppressed dashcam footage showed them beating a man who was facing years in prison. The video did not emerge until the 30-year-old was already on trial,
Five minutes after the police arrived, six officers opened fire, perforating Garza's body. Investigator Joe Baeza refused to specify how many shots were fired. The victim's family said that the killers fired at least eighty rounds.
There is a pending prosecution that continues to shock the animal rights community. Baltimore police officer Jeffrey Bolger was charged with animal cruelty for maliciously killing a family's dog by threatened to "gut" it and then slit its throat.
Gratuitous police violence is out of control. Every day police murder 1.4 Americans, and beat, taser, body slam, and break into the homes of many others. Ferguson made it into the news, but Americans suffer police violence every day.
An internal investigation cleared police officers in Anaheim, California of the 2009 shooting of an unarmed motorist, but the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said a jury should decide whether the officers were reckless.
It appears that a Massachusetts man has been arrested for impersonating a transformer. Barricade (an evil Decepticon) to be exact. The driver had his Maserati "dipped" to resemble the character and was pulled over in Braintree, Massachusetts. His car
A group of South Florida filmmakers who were violently arrested for video recording from a public observation deck on a beach last year produced an impressive investigative documentary of their ordeal, documenting everything from their arrest to the
Incensed that he had cursed at a nurse, guards at Franklin Correctional Institution in the Panhandle fired nine blasts of noxious gas into his 13-by-8 cell through a slot in the door and, ultimately, left him there, sobbing."I can't breathe,
Davis allegedly tried to grab Jackson's gun while threatening the officer's life, and Jackson drew his weapon and fired multiple times, hitting the suspect, Coppola said Sunday.
What distinguishes this video of a lethal "officer-involved shooting" from many others is the celebratory gesture of the officers involved in the killing, their body language eloquently conveying arrogant triumph, indulge in a fist-bump.
There is a bizarre case out of Maryland where school officials sent teacher and novelist Patrick McLaw, 23, to an emergency medical evaluation for publishing a novel about a school shooting set 900 years in the future
The Deputy was wearing his badge, but working off-duty as a private security guard, acting on a request by the owner of the farm to have Tisdale shut her camera off. All because she recorded a GOP candidate make an unfavorable comment
In mourning his death, a television production company that specializes in pro-cop reality shows took a bizarre shot at citizens who record cops, accusing them of having "no good motive" and promising to "continue to stand with police officers
The Tacoma Police Department apparently has bought ? and quietly used for six years ? controversial surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of every cellphone call, text message and data transfer up to a half a mile away.
A 9Wants to Know investigation reveals a tiny town in the Denver metro area dishes out more "obstructed view" citations than Denver, Aurora and Boulder combined.
6 days after the most recent SWAT raid in Caldwell, police in Boise dispatched a SWAT team in a combat-grade armed vehicle to arrest a man suspected of pointing a gun at a pedestrian. This raid, which took place late in the evening,
Gid explains, so no need for me to repeat it here, but this video has it all, with special note of the cop screaming at Marcus Jeter, hands raised in his car, for him to stop reaching for the cop's gun. Where have we heard this before?
A police officer has resigned after pointing a rifle at protesters during racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, and another has been fired for inappropriate social media posts stemming from the 2 weeks of civil unrest,
After protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, were met with a militarized police force, new attention was brought to the Pentagon's 1033 program, a program that supplies military-grade equipment to local police departments, often for free. Check out a comm
6 officers, and one cop yelled, 'Bag him!' And they bagged him," she said. "And he kind of puffed up a little bit, and then they bagged him two more times, and then like 16 shots rang out, and they shot him. And he fell to the ground."
The USA Today/Pew Research Center Poll found 65% of respondents said police did "only a fair" or a poor job in holding police officers accountable when misconduct occurs, compared with 30% who say they do an excellent or good job.
In the audio, the unidentified man can be heard telling someone, "You're so pretty" while 11 gunshots are heard in the distance ? 7 in one burst, then a pause, followed by four more shots.
"I'm a retired fire captain and this is just the most outrageous thing I've ever heard in my life," the woman's father, Steve Olsen, was quoted as saying. "I am a total supporter of law enforcement, but this was wrong. This was out of control."
A horrifying video has emerged showing St. Petersburg police forcing a man out of his car before pouncing on him, leaving him hospitalized with several injuries, all because the cop claimed he was in fear for his life.
Islamic activists that strong-armed the FBI to purge anti-terrorism training material considered "offensive" to Muslims have made their next wave of demands, which include an overhaul in the way all law enforcement officers are trained in the United
A mentally disturbed man is wandering through traffic. Naturally, the NYPD open fire. They miss the guy. However, they manage to hit two female pedestrians. The defendant is looking at 25 years in jail for the crime of provoking law enforcement into
Montgomery was arrested and spent a night in jail after Salter clocked him going 89 mph in a 55 mph zone. But the trooper's dashboard camera obtained soon after by The Associated Press also captured the officer threatening to use a Taser because the
The 53-year-old installed a video camera to document the harassment. Gregory decided to take his granddaughter to lunch in his pickup truck. As he was leaving his driveway, Gregory spotted Lieutenant Burnett 20 yards away.