Category: The Blue Line

Texas Cop Killed Jordan Edwards Because of PTSD from War, Cop’s Mother Claims

Texas Cop Killed Jordan Edwards Because of PTSD from War, Cop’s Mother Claims

The family of the Texas cop fired after shooting an unarmed 15-year-old honor student is blaming the tragic death on the cop's post-traumatic stress disorder from serving two tours in the Iraq war. Statements about his mental health possibly reveals clues about his intended defense if ...
USDOJ Will Not Charge Louisiana Cops who Killed Alton Sterling

USDOJ Will Not Charge Louisiana Cops who Killed Alton Sterling

Standing by its vow to remain supportive of police in a time of nationwide scrutiny against police abuse, the United States Department of Justice will not pursue charges against the Louisiana cops who shot and killed Alton Sterling last summer – setting the stage for nationwide protests ...
Body Cam Footage Shows Jordan Edwards Shot and Killed in Car Driving Away from Police

Body Cam Footage Shows Jordan Edwards Shot and Killed in Car Driving Away from Police

At first, Texas cops claimed they shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards because he was in a car driving in an "aggressive manner"  towards an officer. But Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber has since said the car was driving away from officers before the cop fired, killing ...
WATCH: FBI Agents Seize Cameras from PINAC Reporter Citing “Safety” Issues

WATCH: FBI Agents Seize Cameras from PINAC Reporter Citing “Safety” Issues

FBI agents in Texas ripped two cameras out of the hands of a PINAC reporter who was standing in front of a federal building legally recording from a public sidewalk Thursday, claiming they were in fear for their safety. "I don't want to be struck in the face," said Keith A. Byers, an ...
WATCH: Texas Deputy Kills Unarmed Navy Vet; Sheriff Lies About “Gun Battle” That Never Took Place

WATCH: Texas Deputy Kills Unarmed Navy Vet; Sheriff Lies About “Gun Battle” That Never Took Place

A Texas deputy shot and killed an unarmed Navy veteran during a traffic stop, then the sheriff in charge  lied about it, saying the deputy and the man were engaged in a shootout where the deputy was fired upon first, prompting him to fire his weapon eight times. But that never hap ...
WATCH: Surveillance Video of Florida Cop Shooting Retired Librarian during “Shoot/Don’t Shoot” Training Exercise Released

WATCH: Surveillance Video of Florida Cop Shooting Retired Librarian during “Shoot/Don’t Shoot” Training Exercise Released

The surveillance video showing Punta Gorda police officer Lee Coel shooting and killing a retired librarian during a "shoot/don't shoot" citizen's academy training exercise last year was obtained by a local television news station, showing the cop dressed in a hoodie and playing the role ...