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Cleveland RTA/Transit Police Officer Pepper Sprays Crowd After Violent Attempt at Arresting 14-Year-Old Child

Cleveland RTA/Transit Police Officer Pepper Sprays Crowd After Violent Attempt at Arresting 14-Year-Old Child

On the final day of the national convening of the Movement for Black Lives, a weekend long conference hosting workshops and organizing spaces in Cleveland, Ohio, attendees forced police to release a 14-year-old black youth who was being arrested, but not before an officer blindly pepper ...
Austin Police Snatch Phone from Man, Then Pepper Spray Him in Video Going Viral

Austin Police Snatch Phone from Man, Then Pepper Spray Him in Video Going Viral

A popular YouTuber got a first hand glimpse at the police state Saturday night in a heavily populated bar area in Austin when he recorded a man having his cellphone snatched and thrown to the ground before being pepper sprayed by police. William Tucker Boner, known on YouTube as a cha ...
New York Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Man for Flipping Him Off Suspended Without Pay and Will Likely be Fired

New York Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Man for Flipping Him Off Suspended Without Pay and Will Likely be Fired

Thursday was a good day for Adam Rupeka, the New York man arrested last month for essentially flipping off a cop.  He learned that the cop who pepper sprayed him in the face just before executing a UFC style armlock has been suspended without pay and will likely face termination. Bett ...
Eye for an Eye? Ohio Judge Gives Woman Choice of Being Pepper Sprayed in Court or Going to Jail

Eye for an Eye? Ohio Judge Gives Woman Choice of Being Pepper Sprayed in Court or Going to Jail

An Ohio judge decided to get creative with his sentencing of a woman who had pepper sprayed a male relative at their place of employment: Allow her victim to pepper spray her in the face in the courtroom and serve three days of community service. Or she could just spend 30 days in jai ...
Shocking Video Shows Paramilitary Police Dousing Protesters with Pepper Spray in Denver, Threatening Them With Assault Rifles

Shocking Video Shows Paramilitary Police Dousing Protesters with Pepper Spray in Denver, Threatening Them With Assault Rifles

With much of the nation focused on the police abuse protests happening in Baltimore and New York City, the Denver police and their actions against a group of protesters on Wednesday has largely gone unnoticed. But police were dressed for war. Paramilitary style. And they weren't going ...