Archive for May, 2015

2 Las Cruces police officers fired after holding cell beating

2 Las Cruces police officers fired after holding cell beating

Two police officers shown in a surveillance video beating a handcuffed man in a Las Cruces Police Department holding cell have been fired following an internal investigation, city officials announced Tuesday. Also Tuesday, 3rd Judicial District Attorney Mark D’Antonio announced he’s expecting to make a decision within the next two weeks about whether to pursue criminal charges against the officers, Richard […]

May 21, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Biker arrested in Waco is former San Antonio vice cop

Biker arrested in Waco is former San Antonio vice cop

                        Picture retrieved from Marty Lewis’ Facebook page Marty Lewis is one of the 170 bikers arrested and charged with engaging in organized criminal activity after a brawl and shootout at a Waco, Texas, restaurant left nine bikers dead. He remained in the McLennan County Jail on Wednesday with many of […]

May 20, 2015 · Police
Police Chief and Wife Molest and Abuse Adoptive Children – Get Weekend Jail Sentences

Police Chief and Wife Molest and Abuse Adoptive Children – Get Weekend Jail Sentences

HABERSHAM COUNTY, Ga. — A former Mt. Airy, Ga. police chief and his wife are headed to jail for allegedly keeping four adopted children locked in a room for years with little food. Richard and Cheryle Burton were facing 28 counts of child cruelty. Richard Burton was also charged with child molestation. They pleaded guilty to four of those child cruelty charges […]

May 20, 2015 · Police
Family says video proves police brutality involving 70 year old man

Family says video proves police brutality involving 70 year old man

Police were caught on tape and witnesses say there’s foul play. They’re accusing police of brutality.  A video posted publicly to social media has thousands of views. The video’s up-loader says an elderly man, who is his father, was abused. Their posts on social media claim that police barged in without warning and detained his father. Now, police have opened […]

May 20, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Cops Sleeping On The Job

Cops Sleeping On The Job

Recently, a video has gone viral showing a Chicago police officer sleeping behind the wheel of his patrol car. Presumably, he’s on the clock. Here is a collection of pictures and videos of various law enforcement officers from around the US sleeping while on the job (note, one of the cops claims he was off duty at the time). Sources: […]

May 20, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Police immune from suit over shooting of mentally ill woman, but may be sued over ADA violations

Police immune from suit over shooting of mentally ill woman, but may be sued over ADA violations

            he U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left a lower court to decide whether two San Francisco police officers violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when they entered a mentally ill woman’s bedroom and shot her as she attacked them with a knife in 2008.The court did find the two officers were immune from liability under the […]

May 20, 2015 · Police
Tarrant County grand jury declines to indict in Grapevine police-involved shooting

Tarrant County grand jury declines to indict in Grapevine police-involved shooting

  FORT WORTH – A Tarrant County grand jury declined to indict a Grapevine police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Mexican national on the side of the road in Euless after pulling him over for a traffic stop in February. Ruben Garcia-Villalpando, 31 — a father of four working as a mechanic and living in North Richland Hills […]

May 19, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
Final Moments Of Army Sgt. James Brown’s Life Captured In GRAPHIC Jail Video

Final Moments Of Army Sgt. James Brown’s Life Captured In GRAPHIC Jail Video

Newly released video has revealed the dying moments of an African-American active-duty soldier who checked himself into the El Paso, Texas, county jail and died while in custody nearly three years ago. Sgt. James Brown reported to jail for a two-day sentence for driving while intoxicated. His family said Brown informed the jail he had a history of post-traumatic stress disorder […]

May 19, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police
CHP Officer Pulls Over Funeral Procession on the 10 Freeway for Traveling Too Slow

CHP Officer Pulls Over Funeral Procession on the 10 Freeway for Traveling Too Slow

Cellphone video captured an emotional dispute on the side of the 10 Freeway in the Mid-City area last Friday between members of a funeral procession and a California Highway Patrol Officer who pulled them over. A uniformed traffic escort was leading a motorcade of about 100 cars to Forest Lawn Cemetery in the Hollywood Hills to bury family matriarch Sandra Louise Behn-Capel when […]

May 17, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police

Sadistic police officer pepper sprays two teens in handcuffs at Alton Police headquarters

State authorities said they are investigating after a video surfaced showing an Alton police officer macing two teens in handcuffs at Alton Police headquarters. The video, dated January 26, 2015, shows two teens sitting in a holding area at the Alton Police Department. An officer then walks in, says something, and then pulls out what appears to be a can […]

May 15, 2015 · Caught On Tape, Police