Archive for April, 2016

Prison Guard Fired And Arrested For Strapping Inmate To Chair And Pepper Spraying Him

Prison Guard Fired And Arrested For Strapping Inmate To Chair And Pepper Spraying Him

(Note: This is the same jail where deputies killed Mathew Ajibade after restraining him and tasering him multiple times) Deputy Sgt. Charlesetta Hawkins has been fired after pepper spraying a restrained inmate. The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office (Georgia) said the incident happened on April 18th. In the video, Deputy Hawkins claims that Jonathan Mahone, who is strapped to a restraint chair, spit […]

April 28, 2016 · Caught On Tape, Police
Officer Michael Blanco - Mugshot

Corrections Officer Charged With Endangering Child, Claims He Doesn’t Know How To Lock A Door

A corrections officer with the Montford Unit in Lubbock, TX, has been arrested and charged for child endangerment and child neglect. The situation started when Officer Michael Blanco’s 3-year-old child walked through an open front door and wondered the streets alone – at  night. Officers were called to the scene and returned the child to Officer Blanco. However, within a […]

April 27, 2016 · Police
Deputy Arrested After Assaulting Handcuffed Inmate

Deputy Arrested After Assaulting Handcuffed Inmate

A Pasco County detention deputy herself was arrested Tuesday, one day after being caught on surveillance video slapping an inmate.  The sheriff’s office says Cpl. Leann Hindman, 47, was charged with battery after the incident, which happened Monday.  According to the arrest report, Hindman handcuffed an inmate who had thrown water on her, then forced her into a chair.  The […]

April 20, 2016 · Caught On Tape
New York City rookie police officer Peter Liang, center, leaves the courtroom after he pleaded not guilty at his arraignment at Brooklyn Superior court,  Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in New York. Liang, who fired into a darkened stairwell last November at a Brooklyn public housing complex, accidentally killing 28-year-old Akai Gurley, has been charged with manslaughter, official misconduct and other charges. He was released without bail. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

It’s Official: NYPD Officer Liang Has Manslaughter Sentence Reduced To Community Service

In 2014, NPD officer Peter Liang shot and killed Akai Gurley.  Officer Liang and Landau were on a ‘vertical patrol’ of a building when Officer Liang became frightened and fired his weapon in the dark. Gurley and his friend, Melissa Butler, were standing in the stairwell, two floors below them, when Gurley was shot in the chest by a ricocheting […]

April 19, 2016 · Police
If Police Protect & Serve, Why Did This Officer Ignore A Sofa Being Dragged Down The Highway?

If Police Protect & Serve, Why Did This Officer Ignore A Sofa Being Dragged Down The Highway?

Warren v. District of Columbia set a precedent in which police officers are under NO obligation to protect and serve the community in which they work. So why then are people shocked to see a Durham Police Officer drive away from a potentially dangerous situation, as if nothing happened? It’s because police can care less about the safety of the public. […]

April 18, 2016 · Caught On Tape