Category: Legal Decisions

Award-Winning Michigan Officer Known as “Robocop” Receives 13-Month Sentence for Vicious Beating Caught on Camera

Award-Winning Michigan Officer Known as “Robocop” Receives 13-Month Sentence for Vicious Beating Caught on Camera

The Michigan cop known as Robocop will spend at least 13 months in prison for placing a man in a chokehold and punching him repeatedly in an incident captured on dash cam video. However, that sentence can stretch up to ten years if he is not granted parole after the 13-month period. ...
Award-Winning Florida Deputy Indicted for Beating Non-Resisting Man in Surveillance Video

Award-Winning Florida Deputy Indicted for Beating Non-Resisting Man in Surveillance Video

Florida deputies chased a suspected drug dealer for a mile before he stopped, raised his arms, fell to his knees and laid himself facedown on the ground in an obvious attempt at surrender. The five Marion County deputies then hopped out of a truck and proceeded to beat him for 30 seco ...
Award-Winning Washington Cop Runs Red Light and Crashes Into Teen, Then Cites Teen for DUI After Teen Admitted to Smoking Pot Two Hours Earlier

Award-Winning Washington Cop Runs Red Light and Crashes Into Teen, Then Cites Teen for DUI After Teen Admitted to Smoking Pot Two Hours Earlier

In an odd turn of events, a 16-year-old was charged with a DUI in Washington after a Spokane police officer ran a red light, crashed into the teenager and then blamed him for the accident. Officer Seth Killian, who has been awarded countless accolades throughout his law enforcement c ...
Fired Indiana Cop Arrested for Using Police Car to Protect Illegal Drug Operation Run by Baptist Preacher

Fired Indiana Cop Arrested for Using Police Car to Protect Illegal Drug Operation Run by Baptist Preacher

More than a year after he and his wife were fired from an Indiana sheriff's office for a scandal involving $250,000 that went missing, the former deputy was arrested for having used his patrol car to protect a massive drug operation while he was still employed. And that comes just mor ...
Pennsylvania Cop Cleared of Embezzlement Charges Through First-Time Offender’s Program Wants Job Back

Pennsylvania Cop Cleared of Embezzlement Charges Through First-Time Offender’s Program Wants Job Back

A Pennsylvania cop accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the Police Athletic League is now asking for her job back, saying she was innocent of all charges. However, the court did not find Harrisburg police officer Jennie Jenkins innocent. She simply avoided trial by agree ...
Texas Cops at Risk of Losing Homes Through Federal Forfeiture Laws Over Illegal Online Gambling Scheme Netting Millions

Texas Cops at Risk of Losing Homes Through Federal Forfeiture Laws Over Illegal Online Gambling Scheme Netting Millions

Two seasoned Texas cops are being investigated by the federal government for running an illegal off-shore gambling scheme for over five years. Houston police officers Steve Glezman and Brian Jordan have both been in the police force for over 20 years. The two men were relieved of d ...
Alabama Cop Acquitted of Excessive Force That Left Indian Man Paralyzed

Alabama Cop Acquitted of Excessive Force That Left Indian Man Paralyzed

Madison police officer Eric Parker has escaped the hands of justice for a third time. This time, U.S.District Judge Madeline Haikala granted an acquittal motion by the Alabama cop's attorneys. Hence, ending the federal civil trial for Parker permanently. However, Parker, who has be ...
Texas Cop Who Arrested Sandra Bland Indicted for Perjury; Fired by Department

Texas Cop Who Arrested Sandra Bland Indicted for Perjury; Fired by Department

The Texas state trooper who pulled Sandra Bland over last year, dragging her out of her car when she would not extinguish a cigarette, then throwing her in jail where she was later found dead, was indicted today for perjury, meaning he lied in his police report. That was obvious to an ...
Texas Man Not Afflicted with Affluenza Receives Life Sentence for Killing Four People in Drunk Driving Accident

Texas Man Not Afflicted with Affluenza Receives Life Sentence for Killing Four People in Drunk Driving Accident

A 23-year-old Texas man who killed four people in a drunk driving accident was sentenced to life in prison Friday, proving that penalties are harsh for those not afflicted with "affluenza." Rashad Owens had a blood alcohol content level of .114 when he plowed into a crowd of people du ...
International Manhunt for Affluenza Teen Highlights Disparities and Bias in American Legal System

International Manhunt for Affluenza Teen Highlights Disparities and Bias in American Legal System

As “affluenza” boy and his mother were caught south of the border Wednesday, once again the loopholes and bias of the United States legal system are making front page news throughout the world. Ethan Couch’s mother, Tonya was deported from Mexico on Wednesday and sent to a Los Angeles ...