Category: Northeast

Delaware Cop Acquitted for Kicking Man in Face as City Agrees to Settlement with Suspect

Delaware Cop Acquitted for Kicking Man in Face as City Agrees to Settlement with Suspect

After 16 hours of deliberation, a jury acquitted a Delaware cop on Tuesday for kicking a suspect full force in the head, causing his jaw to shatter. Dover police officer Thomas Webster IV was acquitted of felony assault and misdemeanor assault charges after deliberations spanned three ...
Boston School Cops Feel Unsafe Without Guns or Pepper Spray

Boston School Cops Feel Unsafe Without Guns or Pepper Spray

  Cops who patrol Boston public schools want permission to carry pepper spray while on duty, insisting they need protection from violence on campuses. Because they are not allowed to carry firearms or pepper spray, they say they are unable to defend themselves from rebellious stud ...
Philadelphia Police Open Internal Affairs Investigation After Photo of Cops Snoozing in Patrol Car Goes Viral

Philadelphia Police Open Internal Affairs Investigation After Photo of Cops Snoozing in Patrol Car Goes Viral

As the old saying goes, “You snooze, you lose” and for two Philadelphia cops who fell asleep on duty, it might just cost them their jobs. The incident took place after a passerby snapped a photo of two Philadelphia police officers snoozing away in their patrol car. The image, which wa ...