Category: The Blue Line

Video Emerges of Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Arresting Man for Recording as Grand Jury Decision Nears

Video Emerges of Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Arresting Man for Recording as Grand Jury Decision Nears

  Three months after Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson gunned down Michael Brown in the middle of the street, sparking waves of protests and national debates about the militarization of police, the grand jury is expected to announce its decision as to whether it will indict t ...
NYPD Cops Arrest Man for Recording, Charge him with Assault

NYPD Cops Arrest Man for Recording, Charge him with Assault

New York City police officers arrested a man for recording them arresting another man, but they were unable to arrest the third person who recorded the second arrest. Nevertheless, Dominic Johnson is now facing assault and resisting charges when the video shows he was only recording f ...
Teen Sues NYPD, Claiming he was Beaten for Video Recording them

Teen Sues NYPD, Claiming he was Beaten for Video Recording them

To hear Jonathan Alvarez describe it, getting beaten by cops is a coming-of-age ritual in this country, especially for doing nothing more than trying to record them as they harass you. The 17-year-old photographer says the New York City Police Department did just that last summer afte ...
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Baltimore Police Chief Calling for Federal Investigation into Officers After Latest Video Shows Contradictions

Oh, Baltimore. Last week saw another "use-of-force" arrest caught on video, only a week after a previous video emerged, where the public debate over the very meaning of that phrase continues in its muddled rage. This time, it was one unarmed man against five officers, all of wh ...