Category: City Attorney

Ferguson Police May be Held in Contempt of Court for Continuing to Arrest Citizens who Record (Updated II)

Ferguson Police May be Held in Contempt of Court for Continuing to Arrest Citizens who Record (Updated II)

The video begins with at least seven Ferguson police officers standing in the street, blocking a lane of traffic, with an eighth cop jaywalking across the street, forcing more cars to stop. The cops are facing a group of protesters standing on the sidewalk across the street from the poli ...
Broward Deputy Who Fired Gun Out of Car, Nearly Striking Other Deputies, Finally Arrested

Broward Deputy Who Fired Gun Out of Car, Nearly Striking Other Deputies, Finally Arrested

It took nearly a month, but a Broward County Sheriff's deputy was arrested this week, accused of firing a gun out the window of a speeding car early one morning after a night of carousing at a rooftop bar in West Palm Beach, nearly striking a group of Palm Beach County deputies parked ne ...
NJ Man Arrested for Refusing to Hand Over Camera as “Evidence” After Cop Veers Off Road

NJ Man Arrested for Refusing to Hand Over Camera as “Evidence” After Cop Veers Off Road

A New Jersey man was arrested Thursday after refusing to hand over his video camera to a cop, who insisted he needed it as "evidence," even though case law makes it very clear that citizens do not have to give up their footage unless their camera was used in the commission of a crime. ...
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 ...