Activists are outraged over a Denver Police body camera video that shows an officer using a Taser on an unarmed homeless man. “He took an innocent step forward and got tased,” said John Holland, the man’s attorney. The incident happened back in last June after police were called to the scene on alleged reports of a fight between homeless men. In […]
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Newly released videos shows the death of 24-year-old Brandon Bethea, who was shocked at least three times with a stun gun and then left along for about 20 minutes – where he died. The video also contradicts some of the statements the sheriff and deputies made after the death. Jail officers said 24-year-old Brandon Bethea had threatened them and that’s why he […]
Officer Eric Whipple is making news after breaking up a fight and threatening people with his gun, though he claims it was his taser. The only problem for the Atlanta Police Department officer is that he was 40+ miles outside of the city limits, and he wasn’t on duty at the time. To make matters worse, Officer Whipple was in […]
A Virginia police officer resigned amid claims of excessive force when he used a Taser and pepper-sprayed a man who was suffering from a medical emergency, according to police accounts and newly released body cam video. Fredericksburg Police Officer Shaun Jergens stepped down May 14, 10 days after he confronted wrong-way driver David Washington, 34, in a suspected hit-and-run crash. […]