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New York State Cop Threatens to Have Man Arrested for Recording Traffic Stop

New York State Cop Threatens to Have Man Arrested for Recording Traffic Stop

A New York State police officer threatened to file criminal charges against a man for video recording him during a traffic stop. "How about if I see you post this on Youtube, I'll find a way for the D.A.s office to arrest you," said the trooper, whose name is Rosenblatt, according to th ...
Questions Remain Unanswered in Berkeley Police Shooting of Antonio Martin Near Ferguson

Questions Remain Unanswered in Berkeley Police Shooting of Antonio Martin Near Ferguson

A Missouri cop shot and killed a man Tuesday night in St. Louis County, two miles from Ferguson, sparking more civil unrest as protesters clashed with police in the aftermath of the shooting. Berkeley police say the 18-year-old man pulled a gun on the cop, causing him to fear for his ...
PINAC Crew Member Obtains Footage of his Arrest, Exonerating him as Prosecutor Tacks on Charge

PINAC Crew Member Obtains Footage of his Arrest, Exonerating him as Prosecutor Tacks on Charge

It took almost five months, but a Washington man was finally able to obtain footage of his own arrest from the King County Sheriff's Office, confirming the arrest went down exactly as he described it in August. But despite all that time, it doesn't appear as if the acting prosecutor i ...
Journalist Faces Sentencing Today for Daring to Investigate Government Insiders – UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed

Journalist Faces Sentencing Today for Daring to Investigate Government Insiders – UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed

Barrett Brown faces eight and a half years in prison today for the crime of being a journalist. For any U.S. media outlet that claims to practice journalism, this story should be front page news. Officially, Brown is charged with three crimes: (1) transmitting a threat in interstate c ...
Denver Cops Arrest Man who Exposed them Beating Man on Video While Promoting Cop who did the Beating

Denver Cops Arrest Man who Exposed them Beating Man on Video While Promoting Cop who did the Beating

A man who video recorded Denver police repeatedly punching a man in the face, causing his head to bounce off the pavement, before tripping his pregnant wife and causing her to fall on her face – sparking an FBI investigation into the department – was arrested Thursday in what appears t ...
Michigan Cop Kills Dog in Wrong Address Warrantless Home Entry

Michigan Cop Kills Dog in Wrong Address Warrantless Home Entry

On November 28th 2014, Jackson Police Officer Matt Peters came to 20 year old Eddie Harris' residence looking for an individual to take to the hospital for a psychological evaluation. Peters entered the house without a warrant and when Harris came down to see who walked in his house, Pet ...
Undercover Cop Aims Gun at Photographer During Ferguson-Inspired March in Oakland

Undercover Cop Aims Gun at Photographer During Ferguson-Inspired March in Oakland

"Who is the man pointing a gun at Reuters photographer Noah Berger in this photo from last night's protests in Oakland and Berkeley, and why is he aiming his weapon at photographers and protesters?" As people continue to march through the streets of America demanding police reforms, a ...