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Category: Police Abuse

Self-Described “Dirty” Deputy Yanks Woman Out of Car for Recording him Illegally Searching her Car

Self-Described “Dirty” Deputy Yanks Woman Out of Car for Recording him Illegally Searching her Car

Los Angeles sheriff's deputy pulled a woman over for a minor traffic violation, yanking her out of her car and throwing her into the back of a patrol car after she attempted to video record a deputy attempting to search her car without consent. The incident, which took place in Temple ...
Video Emerges of Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Arresting Man for Recording as Grand Jury Decision Nears

Video Emerges of Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Arresting Man for Recording as Grand Jury Decision Nears

  Three months after Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson gunned down Michael Brown in the middle of the street, sparking waves of protests and national debates about the militarization of police, the grand jury is expected to announce its decision as to whether it will indict t ...
NYPD Cops Arrest Man for Recording, Charge him with Assault

NYPD Cops Arrest Man for Recording, Charge him with Assault

New York City police officers arrested a man for recording them arresting another man, but they were unable to arrest the third person who recorded the second arrest. Nevertheless, Dominic Johnson is now facing assault and resisting charges when the video shows he was only recording f ...
New York Deputy Slaps Citizen for Not Allowing him to Search Car (Updated III)

New York Deputy Slaps Citizen for Not Allowing him to Search Car (Updated III)

Saratoga County Deputy Shawn Glans had no idea he was being recorded as he tried to intimidate a man into allowing him to search his car, which is why he slapped him on the back of his head while yanking the keys out of his hand, tossing them to another deputy who searched the man's car ...
Teen Sues NYPD, Claiming he was Beaten for Video Recording them

Teen Sues NYPD, Claiming he was Beaten for Video Recording them

To hear Jonathan Alvarez describe it, getting beaten by cops is a coming-of-age ritual in this country, especially for doing nothing more than trying to record them as they harass you. The 17-year-old photographer says the New York City Police Department did just that last summer afte ...
Jeff Gray Illegally Detained, Harassed, Stalked, and Treated Like Sex Offender For Photographing Seminole County Juvenile Justice Center

Jeff Gray Illegally Detained, Harassed, Stalked, and Treated Like Sex Offender For Photographing Seminole County Juvenile Justice Center

After subjecting Jeff Gray to five separate police investigations involving at least eight officers during his latest investigation, it appears the people guarding the Seminole County Juvenile Justice Center are either truly concerned about people taking pictures of juveniles in public, ...