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California College Student Arrested in Retaliation for Recording Cops Faces Judge Married to Local Cop

California College Student Arrested in Retaliation for Recording Cops Faces Judge Married to Local Cop

UPDATE: October 3, 2016 Nicole Braham, the 19-year-old California college student arrested in August after recording Chico police at a DUI checkpoint in a video that went widely viral, attended a hearing last week, entering a plea of not guilty for the charge of resisting arrest, acco ...
San Francisco Cop Sentenced to 14 Months in Prison After Video Proves he Falsified Report

San Francisco Cop Sentenced to 14 Months in Prison After Video Proves he Falsified Report

An award-winning San Francisco cop was sentenced to 14 months in prison Tuesday for conducting an illegal search on a hotel room, then falsifying a police report to make it seem as it was a legal search. Defense attorneys argued that Arshad Razzak, who spent 19 years on the force,  wa ...
GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

Los Angeles police officers killed an unarmed man inside a city jail in 2012, claiming he was "violent and combative," which required several cops to pounce on him, including one who placed him in a chokehold until he stopped breathing. The incident led to the city of Los Angeles payi ...
California Cop Caught in Chaotic Video Wrestling with Teen for Jaywalking (Updated)

California Cop Caught in Chaotic Video Wrestling with Teen for Jaywalking (Updated)

A California cop, who tried to detain a high school student for jaywalking, ended up wrestling with him for more than two minutes as the teen's friend recorded, landing both of them in jail. The incident took place Wednesday in Fresno near First and Barstow outside Hoover High School ...
Los Angeles Deputies Admit to Killing Unarmed, Mentally Ill Man by Mistake

Los Angeles Deputies Admit to Killing Unarmed, Mentally Ill Man by Mistake

Searching for an armed carjacker who had fired at them more than two hours earlier, Los Angeles sheriff's deputies came across an unarmed mentally ill man and killed him instead. Donnell Thompson, 27, had nothing to do with the carjacking, but deputies said he matched the description ...
Sacramento Police Release Dash Cam Footage of Cops Killing Mentally Ill, Homeless Man Running Away

Sacramento Police Release Dash Cam Footage of Cops Killing Mentally Ill, Homeless Man Running Away

UPDATE September 23, 2016: Sacramento police released dash cam footage of officers running after Joseph Mann and killing him on July 11, 2016. Although the video does not show it, they are claiming he turned towards them with a knife. The video is posted below along with a cell pho ...