Category: Police Brutality

Indiana Jury Awards Man $1 After Cops Enter Home Without Warrant to Unlawfully Arrest Him in Mistaken Identity Case

Indiana Jury Awards Man $1 After Cops Enter Home Without Warrant to Unlawfully Arrest Him in Mistaken Identity Case

It was 2012 when Indiana police entered a home without a warrant and shook awake a sleeping 18-year-old high school student, punching him six times, then tasering him before dragging him outside and stuffing him into a patrol car. Handcuffed in the back of the car, DeShawn Franklin de ...
Whistleblower Cop Turned Lawyer Launches Organization to Combat Police Brutality and Protect Police Whistleblowers

Whistleblower Cop Turned Lawyer Launches Organization to Combat Police Brutality and Protect Police Whistleblowers

Jonathan Newton was a cop in Georgia when he blew the whistle about misconduct in the department. He ended up pursuing a law degree from the University of the District of Columbia and launching the National Association Against Police Brutality, which is an organization to combat racis ...
BUSTED: LAPD Cops Ditched Cameras After Shooting, Killing Mentally Ill Father Holding Bayonet

BUSTED: LAPD Cops Ditched Cameras After Shooting, Killing Mentally Ill Father Holding Bayonet

LAPD cops were busted in a citizen journalist's video ditching their body cameras, right after shooting and killing the mentally ill father of a 10-month old child just last week, right after receiving a phone call informing them they would be remotely activated. The video which you c ...
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 ...
South Carolina Sheriff’s Department Sued by ACLU, Settles with USDOJ, for Forcing Students into “School-to-Prison” Pipeline

South Carolina Sheriff’s Department Sued by ACLU, Settles with USDOJ, for Forcing Students into “School-to-Prison” Pipeline

South Carolina school resource officers arrest more than 1,200 students a year – some as young as seven and most of them black – on the questionable charge of "disturbing schools," prompting the ACLU to file a lawsuit last week. The lawsuit was filed the day after the Richland County ...
Punta Gorda Cop who Killed Woman has Long History of Abuse (Updated II)

Punta Gorda Cop who Killed Woman has Long History of Abuse (Updated II)

The Punta Gorda police officer who shot and killed a 73-year-old woman during a citizen academy role playing session Tuesday has been identified as Lee Coel – the same cop who allowed his police dog to maul a man for riding his bicycle at night without lights in a video that went viral t ...
No Justice for Freddie Gray: Baltimore Cops Face No Further Charges for In Custody Death

No Justice for Freddie Gray: Baltimore Cops Face No Further Charges for In Custody Death

"Is the system saying that Freddie Gray killed himself?" asked Kevin Moore, who recorded Freddie Gray's last moments alive as you can see in the video below, "Because nobody’s being held responsible." Baltimore prosecutors dropped all charges today. Last April, a young man entered ...
Texas Jailer Responsible for Sandra Bland Testified Under Oath he Falsified Jail Log

Texas Jailer Responsible for Sandra Bland Testified Under Oath he Falsified Jail Log

A Texas jailer tasked with watching Sandra Bland in her jail cell recently testified under oath that he lied about checking on her, and about a dozen other inmates, about an hour before she was found dead when in fact he did not, according the the Houston Chronicle. Bland's death was ...