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Texas Cop Fired for Tasering Senior Citizen in Viral Video

Texas Cop Fired for Tasering Senior Citizen in Viral Video

A viral video got one 23-year-old Texas cop fired, caught on his own police cruiser's dash cam tasering a 76-year-old man. The Victoria Police Department made the announcement late Monday evening, shortly after we published the below piece on how it was refusing to release its use of ...
PINAC is the People’s Media; Informing Citizens Instead of Pleasing Police

PINAC is the People’s Media; Informing Citizens Instead of Pleasing Police

The local media in most places report on instances where police make dangerous arrests, in turn, growing dependent on law enforcement agencies for their stories, access and sometimes more. Without access, these daily news broadcasts could become a little boring. Photography Is Not A C ...
The Berkeley Cop Who Shot and Killed Antonio Martin is Andrew Weusthoff

The Berkeley Cop Who Shot and Killed Antonio Martin is Andrew Weusthoff

Although police in Missouri have yet to officially release the name of the police officer who shot and killed an 18-year-old man named Antonio Martin last month, we have determined his name is Andrew Weusthoff, a seemingly nice guy with a sense of humor judging by his Facebook page, whic ...
Beavercreek Police Arrested Me and Took My Phone, Not Realizing it Was Still Recording

Beavercreek Police Arrested Me and Took My Phone, Not Realizing it Was Still Recording

In August 2014, a man named John Crawford was shot and killed in a Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart by a local police officer. What was his crime? Walking around the store with a BB gun. For months, both Walmart and the Beavercreek police refused to release surveillance footage showing the shoo ...
NYPD Cop Threatens to Arrest Man with Camera for Standing on Street as Hundreds March on Street

NYPD Cop Threatens to Arrest Man with Camera for Standing on Street as Hundreds March on Street

As hundreds of protesters marched down the street in an anti-police brutality protest in New York City, a group of NYPD cops walking among them turned to a man recording them from the side, threatening to arrest him if he did not get back on the sidewalk. The cops were from the depart ...
Protestor Arrested for Recording Violent Arrest and Tasering in Walmart Parking Lot

Protestor Arrested for Recording Violent Arrest and Tasering in Walmart Parking Lot

This one wasn't subtle. Last Friday in Alabama, after forty people chanted "No justice, no peace," and "I can't breathe" on the side of the road and then marched through a Walmart parking lot and into the store, they were met outside by a platoon of police officers waiting to pounce. ...
Off-Duty Cop Wrestles, Slams Woman Into Car After Fender-Bender

Off-Duty Cop Wrestles, Slams Woman Into Car After Fender-Bender

After video of a man wrestling a woman and throwing her against a car came to light Tuesday, the San Jose Police Department issued a warrant - for the woman's arrest. Of course the man "being assaulted" was none other than an off-duty San Jose Cop in plainclothes. The officer reported ...