Post Tagged with: "police"

Son Of Police Officer In Coma After 50,000-Volt Tasing For Traffic Stop

Is There An Epidemic Of Police Brutality In Our Country?
Photo Credit: Yannick Gingras

  How many people have to die at the hands of our police forces before we say, “No more?” When a cop stopped 17-year-old Bryce Masters for a traffic violation, the teen had no idea his life was about to crash in around him, no idea he would land in […]

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Police Repeatedly Shoot Black Utah Man In The Back For Carrying A Samurai Sword He Just Bought

Police Repeatedly Shoot Black Utah Man In The Back For Carrying A Samurai Sword He Just Bought

Utah police shot and killed a black man because he was carrying a sword, and that’s apparently way more threatening than a white man carrying an AR-15.

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US Cops Seized More Than $2.5 Billion From Drivers Not Charged With Any Crimes

US Cops Seized More Than $2.5 Billion From Drivers Not Charged With Any Crimes

Earlier this week the Washington Post reported on a massive shakedown that is being carried out by law enforcement officers across the United States. These cops are seizing property and cash from motorists driving on American highways, without charging them with any crime. The victims are forced to either forfeit […]

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Police Tased, Beat, And Charged Deaf Man With Assault For Simply Trying To Talk To Them Using Sign Language

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Of all people, you’d think police officers would know what sign language is when they see it. But these California cops apparently didn’t, and now they’re facing one hell of a lawsuit.

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Off Duty Cop Arrested After Shooting Two People On New York Street

Off duty police officer Victor Zambrano refused to drop his weapon after shooting two people in New York on Friday. Image Credit: Sam Costanza For New York Daily News

An off duty New York narcotics officer was arrested on Friday, September 12, 2014, after he shot two friends and attempted to shoot a third. On Friday night, officer Victor Zambrano went out drinking on New York’s Upper West Side with some friends. Early reports suggest that one of Zambrano’s […]

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NYC Whistle Blower Fired For Telling The Truth

Should This Whistle Blower Be Fired?Photo Credit: User:SGT141

An NYC city worker can be young, but he cannot say the Police Commissioner is lying. The city analyist, Artyom Matusov [30] was fired after he he told reporters that the Commissioner Bill Bratton lied about whether or not cops used too much force during arrests. Now Matusov who made […]

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Ohio Bus Driver Kicks Woman To The Curb Because Of A Broken Flip-Flop, Then Someone Rapes Her (VIDEO)

Ohio Bus Driver Kicks Woman To The Curb Because Of A Broken Flip-Flop, Then Someone Rapes Her (VIDEO)

The actions of a bus driver in Ohio led to the rape of a woman early Saturday morning near the campus of Ohio State University.

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Police: We Gave The NFL Ray Rice Assault Video Back In April; They Did Nothing

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (via cbssports.com)

Contrary to the emphatic claims of the NFL, and specifically league commissioner Roger Goodell, law enforcement officials reportedly told the Associated Press that they had, in fact, given a copy of the bombshell surveillance video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiance to NFL’s main office – which the league then […]

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Idiot Open Carry Mob Surrounds Cops In Texas: None Dead, But Some Jailed (VIDEOS)

Kory Watkins, Joseph Tye and Janie Lucero Image Credit alan.com

Three members of open carry Terrant County, in Texas, were arrested yesterday, after they tried to show the cops how big and bad they are, one too many times. Newsflash, cops are not unarmed moms. Therefore, maybe it’s not such a great idea to surround them with your big, bad […]

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Police Don’t Shoot BMW-Driving White Teen Who Committed Three Hit-And-Runs And Assaulted Officer (VIDEO)

Image of Sarah Culhane via Raw Story

So what does it take to not be shot, beaten, or tased by police in America? It’s simple. Be a white teen driving a BMW.

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Police Shoot Mentally-Ill Man Until He Has ‘No Face’…Then Handcuff His Corpse

Police Shoot Mentally-Ill Man Until He Has ‘No Face’…Then Handcuff His Corpse

Police in Texas used deadly force to take down a thirty-year-old mentally ill man on Saturday, issuing such heavy fire that a cousin said he “had no face.” While police day Walter Garza pointed his pellet gun at them and went for the trigger – a dubious defense at best […]

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Report: Ferguson Police Chief Lied About Why He Released Michael Brown Robbery Tape

Report: Ferguson Police Chief Lied About Why He Released Michael Brown Robbery Tape

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson has always maintained that he had been inundated with requests to know more about a robbery that Michael Brown was suspected of being involved in, opting to release that info and an accompanying surveillance video rather than even the bare minimum of details about the […]

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Cop Resigns After Text About Wanting To ‘Pull A Ferguson’ On ‘N*ggers’ Is Found

Cop Resigns After Text About Wanting To ‘Pull A Ferguson’ On ‘N*ggers’ Is Found

On Thursday, Baton Rouge cop Michael Elsbury resigned after text messages in which he expressed desire that police “would pull a Ferguson” on a “bunch of monkeys” were released. The texts were sent to a female friend of the 15-year veteran, who went to the police. It took two days for […]

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This App May Make 911 Your Second Choice in an Emergency

Photo Courtesy: Peacekeeper.org

A new app called Peacekeeper has hit all major smart phone platforms last August that might help make neighborhoods a little more safe and make 911 your second choice when you are in need of some emergency help. The idea of the app is simple. Users are apart of a […]

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Video Of Police Tasering Black Man In Front Of His Kids Is Both Heartbreaking And Infuriating

Video Of Police Tasering Black Man In Front Of His Kids Is Both Heartbreaking And Infuriating

As a writer, you try to keep my distance from the stories you cover, but I have to admit this one got to me. There is something so stunningly inhumane about the way the police treated this man. Something so tragic about the way his children had to watch as […]

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Cop Threatens To Shoot Group Of Black Men For Filming Police (VIDEO)

Screenshot of encounter

When I watch this video, I see young men with smart mouths and a cell phone camera. Neither of which is illegal and neither of which deserves death threats.

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Georgia Police Used Taser Like A Cattle Prod To Force Black Man To Walk Until He Died (VIDEO)

Image of a Taser uploaded to Flickr by user jasonesbain

“They used their Tasers as a cattle prod on Mr. Towns.”

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Ferguson Police Get Caught On Camera Firing Rubber Bullets At Black Protesters Who Were Doing Nothing Wrong (VIDEO)

Militarized police in Ferguson stand at a neighborhood entrance before shooting rubber bullets at peaceful protesters. Screenshot via Raw Story

In this video, there’s no excuse for how Ferguson cops treated this crowd of black people. They were peacefully protesting, yet officers showered them with rubber bullets anyway.

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Beverly Hills Police Arrest TV Producer For Walking While Black, Refuse To Watch Footage Proving His Innocence (VIDEO)

Charles Belk via Twitter, retrieved by ThinkProgress

It took all of ten minutes for police to watch the video tape and release Belk, and instead of doing that in the first place, they held him for six hours and denied him his rights.

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FBI Obtains New Audio Of Ferguson Shooting; Darren Wilson Should Be Worried (VIDEO)

FBI Obtains New Audio Of Ferguson Shooting; Darren Wilson Should Be Worried (VIDEO)

The FBI has obtained new audio allegedly recording the exact moment that Darren Wilson began shooting Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The recording captures at least 11 gunshots, six of which we know hit Brown. Perhaps most devastatingly, it features a notable pause between the first seven and the last […]

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