(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 […]
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Illinois State Trooper Corey Alberson has been found guilty of assault. Trooper Alberson originally faced one felony charge of aggravated battery, however, a St. Clair County judge found him guilty of the lesser charge of abuse. Trooper Alberson is scheduled to be sentenced on October 22, 2015. The victim, Anthony Campbell, was stopped based on an informant’s tip about possible […]
A Texas police officer who killed an unarmed 19-year-old college football player was fired Monday for failing to follow police department policy, putting himself and other officers in danger, the department’s police chief said. Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson said Officer Brad Miller’s pursuit of 19-year-old Christian Taylor in the Friday shooting was “questionable.” Police investigators continue to probe the case […]
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 […]
Phoenix police released video of an incident that led to the firing of Detective Kevin McGowan. Police Chief Joe Yahner determined McGowan used excessive force against 18-year-old Patrick D’Labik during an incident Dec. 23 at a smoke shop at 3860 E. McDowell Rd. McGowan was on paid leave until his termination in March. The video shows McGowan walking into the store and […]
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 […]