the gear should be stamped with bio-hazard symbols
I suspect one reason this is not done is the sheer number of corpses piled up yearly by the cops would cause a revolution that would find many lamp posts straining under the weight of hanged policeman in local burgs much like
The Yakima PD has been deluged with lawsuits in recent years, many filed by disillusioned officers complaining about institutional corruption. Chief Rizzi and his administration isn't a substantive improvement over his despised predecessor.
Dr. Michael Graham, who is not part of the official investigation, reviewed the autopsy report for the newspaper. He said Tuesday that it "does support that there was a significant altercation at the car."
"Proclaiming 'not all cops are bad' implies rational people might somehow believe the opposite," Lynch whined. "It lends cop-haters a credibility they don't deserve. And it minimizes the dedication and professionalism police officers
They took Singh hostage and fled in a car. However, the police were quickly on their tail and trapped the car. She may have had a glimmer of hope. After all, there were some 33 police officers surrounding the car. That is when the police opened up
A New York subway performer was arrested and violently assaulted by a NYPD officer for the crime of inadvertently making the officer look like a fool. Street performer Andrew Kalleen, 30, was arrested after explaining to the officer
The former Coral Springs police officer is making the request after a Miami-Dade judge, in a little-noticed decision, tossed out evidence that showed Muñoz was drunk, with blood alcohol measuring nearly three times the legal limit.
"It feels like you're living in a police state suddenly. The people who are supposed to be there to protect you are, stomping down your door, throwing flash grenades into your house and goose-stepping their way over your freedom,"
Hashitaka's attorney said that "has nothing to do with whether the baby should be taken to Child Protective Services, not given to his mother or why the father would be choked until he passed out, twice, and taken to jail."
A routine traffic stop in Iowa turns into a police officer trying to trick the driver into admitting he has pot. His reasoning? The driver must have pot because he's into frisbee golf.
The police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as he struggled over his gun with Mr. Brown, according to government officials briefed on the federal civil rights investigation into th
Carolyn Brewer was startled by the unannounced presence of an armed man in her bedroom.
The city of Pittsburgh will pay a Carrick family $107,500 to settle a civil rights lawsuit tied to a December 2010 SWAT team raid, an attorney for the family said Wednesday.
A US federal court has dismissed a $200 million civil lawsuit filed by the family of a man being treated for schizophrenia who was shot 23 times by police in West Virginia, drawing criticism from the local chapter of a national civil rights group.
For the second time in two years, a mistrial has been declared in the officer-involved shooting death of a seven-year-old Detroit girl.
A St. Louis police office is facing an Internal Affairs investigation for intimidation after he admitted on video that he had contacted an activist's employer because some of her tweets about police brutality were considered "incitement."
A jury awarded $97 million to the family of a former South Carolina mayor who investigators say was shot to death by a police officer who was never charged in the slaying. The pair had been feuding after Reeves objected to the officer arresting
A West Virginia state trooper, who killed a teen after allegedly harassing the young man for months, will not face charges for the deadly June shooting. A Mercer County grand jury failed to hand down an indictment against trooper B.D. Gillespie
"I kept calling the chief of cpd asking why this happened how it did bc he should have waited for animal control… He said, 'Ma'am, you do not know how your dog's act around other people,'" the post read. "
Police in Iowa used spike strips to stop a pregnant woman in labor who was rushing to the hospital, and then held her at gunpoint. Ben Kohnen said when his wife, Rachel, went into labor with her 4th child, something was different.
New York City taxpayers shelled out $428 million in NYPD-related settlements over the last five years. That figure comes from numbers provided by the Law Department to MuckRock in response to a FOIL request.
On Thursday morning as disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge was released from federal prison to a Florida halfway house, one of his first torture victims, Anthony Holmes, stood at City Hall with tears in his eyes, recalling four decades of
Authorities who went to the wrong house in search of a wanted fugitive and shot a beloved family pet are refusing to take responsibility for their actions, according to a Michigan attorney who has filed a lawsuit against them.
The US Supreme Court's McNeely decision has made it difficult for police to forcibly draw blood from motorists without a warrant. The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals became the latest to apply the precedent to discourage
Cop threatens to kill driver during traffic stop. I mean threatens to kill driver during traffic stop!
Despite the dozens of cameras pointed at them, St. Louis Police, dressed in full storm trooper gear, assaulted peaceful protesters and continued to pepper-spray independent journalists for filming it.
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, are charging nearly 10 times the cost of some of their own employees' salaries before they will agree to turn over files under public records laws about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The LAPD could have used a small portion of its multibillion-dollar annual budget to purchase the software, but that would have meant going through a year-long process requiring public meetings, approval from the City Council, and, in some cases, com
"When you give [police] the power of civil asset forfeiture, they've got to choose between themselves or the public," says experimental economist Bart Wilson. "Why do we want to put them in that position?"