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NYPD Cop Points Gun at Man Recording Arrest, Then Slugs Him In The Face Before Arresting Him

NYPD Cop Points Gun at Man Recording Arrest, Then Slugs Him In The Face Before Arresting Him

Shocking video shows NYPD cop Risel Martinez pointing a gun at a bystander for recording him making an arrest, then walking up to that same bystander and punching him in the face minutes later after the arrest was made. "He held the gun out like he was one of them goddamn gangsters or l ...
NYPD Unlawfully Arrests Man for Vaping on Subway Platform, Again

NYPD Unlawfully Arrests Man for Vaping on Subway Platform, Again

The NYPD unlawfully arrests Shawn Randall Thomas at least a few times a year for recording and refusing to provide identification, including for using a vaporizer last year. He's never been convicted for a any of those crimes. The New York man was arrested last week in the subway y ...
New York Deputies Beat Woman Unconscious, then Photograph her Naked Body

New York Deputies Beat Woman Unconscious, then Photograph her Naked Body

A New York woman who had been arrested for driving under the influence ended up brutally attacked by several sheriff's deputies, a surveillance video clearly shows. But that did not stop a jury from finding her guilty of assaulting the deputies. Nevertheless, Jennifer Merrow is sui ...
New York Copwatcher Sues NYPD for a Million Dollars for Arrests and Deletion of Footage

New York Copwatcher Sues NYPD for a Million Dollars for Arrests and Deletion of Footage

A New York City Copwatch activist is suing the NYPD for $1 Million in two separate lawsuits stemming from two arrests for recording them in public where they ended up deleting his footage. Jose LaSalle, 46, filed the second lawsuit Friday for his arrest in September 2015. The first la ...
Suffolk County Police Once Again Arrest Man for Recording Them in Public (Updated)

Suffolk County Police Once Again Arrest Man for Recording Them in Public (Updated)

Just a little more than a year after the Suffolk County Police Department paid a $200,000 settlement to a photojournalist they arrested for video recording in public, another man is claiming they did the same to him, even going as far as to attempt to delete his footage. But they ende ...