Category: Legal Decisions

South Florida Cops Ordered to Pay $6.2 Million for Rape and Coerced Punching of Genitals On-Duty

South Florida Cops Ordered to Pay $6.2 Million for Rape and Coerced Punching of Genitals On-Duty

One South Florida cop forced a woman to perform oral sex on him before raping her on the hood of his car under threat of arrest. The second cop ordered the woman's female friend to punch him in the genitals, which is what got him off. Now Franklin Hartley and Thomas Merenda, who ha ...
Georgia Cop Indicted for Murder After Grand Jury Views “Persuasive” Dash-Cam Footage Disproving Official Narrative

Georgia Cop Indicted for Murder After Grand Jury Views “Persuasive” Dash-Cam Footage Disproving Official Narrative

The footage was so persuasive, it took jurors less than ten minutes to return the murder indictment against a Georgia cop last week. "He clearly lied and had there not been any cameras in the car he possibly would have gotten away with it," Grand Juror No. 7 told The Atlanta Journal-C ...
North Carolina Cop Indicted for Manslaughter After Tasering Man to Death

North Carolina Cop Indicted for Manslaughter After Tasering Man to Death

A North Carolina cop who tasered an unarmed man to death earlier this year was indicted by a grand jury on manslaughter charges Tuesday. The incident took place on March 3 when Kenly police officer Jesse Craig Santifort tasered Alexander Warren Thompson after a high-speed car chase th ...
Indiana Jury Awards Man $1 After Cops Enter Home Without Warrant to Unlawfully Arrest Him in Mistaken Identity Case

Indiana Jury Awards Man $1 After Cops Enter Home Without Warrant to Unlawfully Arrest Him in Mistaken Identity Case

It was 2012 when Indiana police entered a home without a warrant and shook awake a sleeping 18-year-old high school student, punching him six times, then tasering him before dragging him outside and stuffing him into a patrol car. Handcuffed in the back of the car, DeShawn Franklin de ...
Kentucky Judge Suspended For 90 Days

Kentucky Judge Suspended For 90 Days

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Kentucky Judge Olu Stevens was ordered to serve a 90 day suspension without pay on Monday; all for insinuating that prosecutor Tom Wine supported racial divides. Judge Stevens faced possible removal from the bench if he contested the suspension. In fact, last week Judge Stevens dro ...
Florida Judge Clears Deputy of Manslaughter Charge on State’s “Stand Your Ground” Law, Even Though Witness Claim Victim Never Pointed Weapon

Florida Judge Clears Deputy of Manslaughter Charge on State’s “Stand Your Ground” Law, Even Though Witness Claim Victim Never Pointed Weapon

Despite the fact that a witness said Jermaine McBean never pointed a gun at a South Florida deputy who ended up shooting and killing him, a Florida judge took the word of the deputy when he dismissed manslaughter charges against him on Wednesday, basing his decision on the state's "stand ...
Supreme Court Rules Against Houston Police Who Retaliated Illegally Against Whistleblower’s Son

Supreme Court Rules Against Houston Police Who Retaliated Illegally Against Whistleblower’s Son

After a nine year court fight, Houston taxpayers will be on the hook for their police retaliating against the son of a whistleblower, who's still on their force today. The United States Supreme Court affirmed this month that Houston's Police Department retaliated against an officer af ...
Arizona Judge Releases Body Cam Footage from Daniel Shaver Shooting Death

Arizona Judge Releases Body Cam Footage from Daniel Shaver Shooting Death

An Arizona judge finally released body cam footage from the shooting death of Daniel Shaver, which led to murder charges against Mesa police officer Philip "Mitch" Brailsford. However, the videos are edited, removing the actual shooting of the unarmed man who died begging for his life ...