Category: Acquittals

Florida Cops who Stole from Drug Dealers and Falsified Reports Fired from Department

Florida Cops who Stole from Drug Dealers and Falsified Reports Fired from Department

Fort Lauderdale cops Brian Dodge and Billy Koepke got off the hook in October after being acquitted for perjury, but couldn’t avoid the consequences from their department. According to the Sun Sentinel, both cops lost their jobs on Saturday. Dodge resigned before he was officially boo ...
Cleveland Cop Who Killed Returns to Force Over Objections of Victim’s Family Members

Cleveland Cop Who Killed Returns to Force Over Objections of Victim’s Family Members

No pay for killer cops! That is what the family members of Malissa Williams were chanting earlier this week in front of Cleveland’s city hall in response to news that Michael Brelo – one of the 13 cops who fatally shot both Williams and her friend Timothy Russell 137 times earlier thi ...
NBA Player Acquitted of False Charges After NYPD Maliciously Broke His Leg; Sports Media Largely Silent

NBA Player Acquitted of False Charges After NYPD Maliciously Broke His Leg; Sports Media Largely Silent

The New York Police Department is out of control, and the New York City prosecutors are right there with them. In a case of unbelievable police and prosecutorial abuse of power, the NYPD broke an NBA player's leg last April for "contempt of cop," and prosecutors decided to ignore the ...
Cell Phone Video Clears Canadian Man of Assault Charges Despite Phone Going Missing in Police Custody

Cell Phone Video Clears Canadian Man of Assault Charges Despite Phone Going Missing in Police Custody

These days, a simple cell phone can make the difference between a conviction and an acquittal. At least it did for Abdi Sheik-Qasim, who was cleared of assault charges thanks to a video he recorded of the interaction he had last year with two Toronto-based cops. The best part? D ...
Washington Jury Acquits PINAC Correspondent Thanks to Video Evidence

Washington Jury Acquits PINAC Correspondent Thanks to Video Evidence

After nearly 10 months since PINAC correspondent Scott Shimek was falsely arrested and charged with obstruction and resisting arrest in Washington, a jury of his peers came to the same logical conclusion we all did after watching the video. Not guilty on both counts. Shimek's arres ...
Newspaper Editor Fired After Arrest For Taking Photos, Even Though Dashcam Proved Cops to be Liars

Newspaper Editor Fired After Arrest For Taking Photos, Even Though Dashcam Proved Cops to be Liars

Vince Lovato was the editor of the Lake County Leader in Polson, Montana...until this happened. At 53 years of age, with over three decades of journalism experience, Lovato lost his job after being arrested on October 1 for obstruction, resisting arrest and belligerence for daring ...