Archive for April, 2015

Police officers fired for beating that left man with broken jaw, arm, nose, skull fracture, ruptured ear drum, blind in one eye

Police officers fired for beating that left man with broken jaw, arm, nose, skull fracture, ruptured ear drum, blind in one eye

Two Honea Path police officers have been fired following an investigation into an arrest during which a man was injured badly enough that he needed reconstructive surgery. Honea Path Police Chief David King said Brian Hatcher was arrested and charged in November 2014 with failure to stop for a blue light, driving under suspension and resisting arrest. He was 34 […]

April 30, 2015 · Police
Peaceful Baltimore Protester Abducted By Police On Live TV?

Peaceful Baltimore Protester Abducted By Police On Live TV?

During a live broadcast by CNN, a peaceful protester (not a rioter) was seemingly abducted on live tv. As you can see in the video, the man was walking around, protesting with his hands up. An armored vehicle drove between the camera crew and the protesters. Just before the vehicle blocks the view, you can see police in riot gear […]

April 29, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Police sentenced to prison for torturing mentally disabled woman

Police sentenced to prison for torturing mentally disabled woman

One small-town South Carolina police officer was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison and a second to a year and a day for unnecessarily shocking a mentally disabled woman with a Taser at least eight times.                       Franklin Brown received the longer sentence because he shocked 40-year-old Melissa Davis […]

April 29, 2015 · Police
Lab Tests Confirm Rat Poisoning In Rikers Island Food

Lab Tests Confirm Rat Poisoning In Rikers Island Food

Previous Story: A group of Rikers Island inmates ​claim corrections officers spiked their meatloaf with rat poison​ — possibly to avenge the attempted rape of a​ female jail guard​. The 19 prisoners allege​ in a Brooklyn federal lawsuit​ that they fell violently ill after being served meals in their housing unit on March 3 during a three-day lockdown stemming from the […]

April 28, 2015 · Police
Police Officer Cedric Greer Arrested For Battery – Turned In By Police Cadet

Police Officer Cedric Greer Arrested For Battery – Turned In By Police Cadet

Albuquerque Police Department officer, Cedric Greer, 24 – was arrested by New Mexico State Police Friday evening. State police say Greer “battered an individual during a call for service that he was conducting at a local Albuquerque hotel. He struck the individual’s head several times with a closed fist and then delivered several strikes to the individual’s chest causing bruising. […]

April 27, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Unarmed man killed by Long Beach police

Unarmed man killed by Long Beach police

Thee family of an unarmed man fatally shot by Long Beach police is calling for an independent investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into the killing. Hector Morejon, 19, was shot and killed Thursday by a Long Beach police officer after the officer believed he was pointing a gun at him during a trespassing and vandalism incident. Morejon’s family […]

April 27, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Florida Cops Shoot and Paralyze Unarmed Black Teen

Florida Cops Shoot and Paralyze Unarmed Black Teen

An unarmed black man paralyzed by a Florida sheriff’s deputy is suing the police department over the shooting. Newly released dash-cam footage of the incident appears to back up the victim’s claim that the officer lied about how events unfolded. Dontrell Stephens, who was 20 in September 2013, was talking on a cell phone while riding his bike through West Palm […]

April 25, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
16-year-old inmate assaulted by correction officer

16-year-old inmate assaulted by correction officer

Note: 16 year-old Kalief Browder had spent 3 years at Rikers, accused of stealing a backpack – charges that were later dismissed. The New Yorker posted the footage online showing Kalief Browder being slammed to the floor by a correction officer taking him from cell to a shower on Sept. 23, 2012, after Browder appears to say something to the […]

April 24, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Mother Calls 911 For Missing Son, Police Assault Her Instead Of Helping

Mother Calls 911 For Missing Son, Police Assault Her Instead Of Helping

Fairfield, CA — The Guzman family found out the hard way about how futile their call was to 9-1-1 about their recently kidnapped son. Monday morning, the family was loading up their car for a trip to Napa. A sleeping 8-year-old Broc Guzman was put in the back seat of the car while they continued to grab things from the […]

April 22, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Supreme Court: Cops Can’t Violate 4th Amendment by Prolonging Traffic Stops to Wait for Drug Dogs

Supreme Court: Cops Can’t Violate 4th Amendment by Prolonging Traffic Stops to Wait for Drug Dogs

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that police are not allowed to extend a citizen’s detention, during a normal traffic stop, while officers probe for evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted the initial stop. In the case before the court, Rodriguez v. U.S., Dennys Rodriguez was given a warning for driving on the […]

April 22, 2015 · Police