85 IP addresses connected to 1 Police Plaza altered entries for some of the most high-profile police abuse cases, including those for victims Eric Garner, Sean Bell, and Amadou Diallo. Edits have also been made
"The Investigations Division of the Office of the Inspector General has thoroughly reviewed your allegations and concluded that the issues raised do not warrant an investigation by this office," insisted the unsigned DOJ letter.
Last month, a North Carolina sheriff announced that people on the state's sex-offender registry could not attend church services in the community. Instead, Sheriff Danny Millsaps said, they could go to church at the county jail.
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The shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, during a protest rally sparked an intense manhunt for suspects on Thursday and ratcheted up tensions in a city at the center of a national debate over race and policing.
2 officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Dept as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Dept report alleging bias in the police dept and court.
Florida deputies entered a man's home without permission and forced him to delete footage of a crime scene he had recorded on his drone Monday evening. Aaron Bitler said he had launched his remote controlled quadcopter from his Orlando home afte
A brilliant eugenics plan is underway - paid thugs simply blast away people to see what it's like. Not just anyone though - people who are unarmed and distressed. All law enforcement needs is those who are more deranged than the victims they encounte
Hannah Biggan ?" a janitor working at the 52nd Precinct station in the Bronx for 23 years ?" claimed that in May 2013 officers Nicholas Konner and John Repetti gave her a t-shirt with "I'm Dope @cashcowmovement" written on it.
District attorneys often side with police and keep them out of court. Prosecutors rely on officers to testify in their daily cases. Attorneys have to overcome a high legal standard and win over courtrooms generally sympathetic to police
Ferguson's law enforcement practices are shaped by the City's focus on revenue rather than by public safety needs. This emphasis on revenue has compromised the institutional character of Ferguson's police department,
Residents of a Bay Area town wonder how one police officer could gun down three men in five months and earn a promotion.
At the time of the shooting, Vickers was in pursuit of a man suspected of shooting a police office. However, Vickers didn't fire the shot at a human suspect; he was attempting to shoot the Corbitt family's dog.
Wisconsin police fatally shot an apparently unarmed African-American teenager on Friday, prompting dozens of people to protest at the site of the killing, according to police and videos published on social media.
So are quotas being used in North Dakota? Our state has no statutes prohibiting their use, and a recent memo sent out by the Highway Patrol, commands the southeast region of the state, sets arrest and citation "goals" for troopers.
The town of Woodworth, Louisiana is in hot water. Police officers were caught on dashcam video shaking down innocent motorists during a traffic stop, and the state's second highest court wants the city to pay for it.
Sheriff's Life on the Line
So where does that leave the citizenry who pays both the fiscal and physical price for maintaining a police force of increasingly questionable legitimacy? In short, we have an overly aggressive, militarized law enforcement community that embraces an
That's where he used to work, before he was falsely tarred a child rapist because Covington cop Joanne Rigney, at the behest of social worker Alison Campbell, decided to destroy him.
The reform bill didn't ask for much: just a conviction to go with every seizure. But that was still too much for Mead, who still carries inside him the beating heart of a long-term prosecutor. To him, these means are perfectly acceptable
Replaced all cops with private security
Officers were patrolling the area when three men wearing black ski masks ran up and opened fire, according to police. After a brief search, all three suspects were taken into custody.
Rather than degenerate into a lawless land where criminals rule the streets, a Texas town that fired its entire police department has seen a 61% decrease is crime. In 2012, Sharpstown, a community of 66,000 located just southwest of Houston, decli
Interrogation room video seems to show a Milwaukee police detective repeatedly beating and kicking an unresisting suspect who is handcuffed to the wall. Prosecutors thought it so clearly showed an abuse of authority they charged Rodolfo Gomez Jr.
They were kicked in the genitals while helpless and bound, put in 'kennels for humans', and they heard the bloodcurdling screams of other helpless victims while they thought they would never see the light of day again.
Denver police claimed they killed 17-year-old Jessica Hernandez because they were in fear for their lives as she drove a stolen car towards them in a narrow alleyway, striking one of the officers and leaving him injured. But an autopsy report rele
Tamir's death and all of the injuries his family claims in the suit "were directly and proximately caused by their own acts, not this Defendant." The 12-year-old's shooting death was caused "by the failure … to exercise due care
An LAPD cop shot and killed a homeless man on Los Angeles' Skid Row as other officers held him facedown on the sidewalk, sparking outrage from dozens of witnesses, calling the cop who pulled the trigger a "sellout" because he was black like the
In a deliberate "show of force," federal and local police forces raided a political meeting in Texas, fingerprinting and photographing all attendees as well as confiscating all cell phones and personal recording devices.
Pittsburgh resident Samm Hodges bore witness not only to an extreme case of police brutality, but the quick coverup and lies that police often spin to cover their tracks. So disturbed by what he saw, he wrote this letter to