A NYC police officer broke the lens guard off of an NY1 news camera while reporter Lindsey Christ was interviewing students on a public street about reports officers assigned to schools routinely tell Black and Latino students to leave
Decision time: speak softly and carry big sticks…or protest loudly with empty hands and get beaten by big sticks?
The NYPD officer who used his gun to bludgeon an unarmed Brooklyn teenager in the face has been suspended without pay and might be indicted, after video footage of the violent August arrest went public this week.
A Detroit police officer was arrested after a family said he pointed a gun at them during a "road rage" incident. A Beverly Hills couple contacted 911 after someone cut off their minivan, and then began driving erratically. At some point,
2 law enforcement officers from New York have been arrested in the sexual assault of a woman at an Atlantic City casino. Officer Andrei Torres, a 32-year-old New York City police officer, and Trooper Devon Thomas, a 35-year-old
Another New York City police officer was under investigation on for allegedly punching a 17-year-old boy who was already laying down on the ground. The family of Marcel Hamer filed a $5 million civil rights lawsuit against the police
New York City police officer use pepper spray on a man and his sister after they complained the cop had taken more than $1,000 during a stop-and-frisk search. Joye confronted officers who roughed up a young man nearby
The video shows white attorney Jody Westby coming to the aid of black handyman Dennis Stucky, who has been stopped by two officers and is sitting on a curb in the upscale Foxhall Crescent neighborhood.
A scandal laced police department in Florida has been forced to close following an exposed ticket quota scheme and lack of funding.
A City Council meeting was called off Tuesday night in southern California after an activist refused to take off his hat reading "F*ck the Police." The man, who identified himself only as "Bijan," is a member of CopWatch Santa Ana – whic
A special agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration seized a woman's cell phone and used racy photos he found to set up a phony Facebook – and the U.S. Department of Justice is defending his actions.
The foster parents of a Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina high school student are furious after neighbors mistook their son for a burglar and called police, who responded by pepper-spraying him in his own home, WTVD reports.
In Habersham County, Georgia, it is not a crime to mutilate children in midnight raids, assuming that the assailants are privileged purveyors of state-sanctioned violence.
With the casualness of a certain university cop whose image went viral during the Occupy protests, a Texas cop pepper sprayed a man video recording from outside his home before moving in to arrest him.
It may surprise some people, but in the world of police work, there are a few things that can't get papered over with a slap on the wrist and a couple weeks on paid leave.
The division between police and citizens in this country continues to deepen with an incident out of Indiana caught on video showing a group of cops shattering a car window to pull out a passenger because he did not have identification.
Doug Wortham used a Defense Department giveaway program for law enforcement to stock his office with an assault rifle, a handgun and a Humvee — even though the people in his custody are dead.
The tiny town of Waldo in north Florida has such a notorious reputation as a speed trap that AAA erected billboards to warn drivers about it, but all that may be about to change.
A mother in Berkeley, Illinois was given a citation after police shot her dog in front of her two young children. Gina Marie Stone told WMAQ that the shooting happened while her children, ages 4 and 5, were playing outside on Friday.
Gun enthusiasts openly carried firearms Sunday in to an Ohio Walmart store where police fatally shot a black man holding a toy rifle. About 40 open-carry activists protested the Aug. 5 police shooting of 22-year-old John Crawford III at
An Ohio police officer threatened to take away a couple's baby after the father refused to show his ID during a traffic stop. Officer Christopher Denny stopped 30-year-old Kathryn Said after watching her pick up 34-year-old Andre Stockett
In 1975, as an elected sheriff in Utah William "Dub" Lawrence helped organize one of the state's first SWAT teams. On September 22, 2008, his son-in-law, Brian Wood, was killed by that SWAT team outside his home
This time, it was one unarmed man against 5 officers, all of whom have since returned to work after a short stint on paid leave. Baltimore police insist the officers' use of taser and baton was justified because the victim,
When police dragged Felix Booker, naked and shackled, into the emergency room they knew Dr. Michael LaPaglia would set aside his Hippocratic obligation to the patient and act as an agent of the State.
An Iowa forfeiture case, the subject of a federal lawsuit filed this week, in which state troopers took $100,000 in winnings from two California poker players traveling through the state on their way back from a World Series of Poker event in Joliet,
Chief US District Judge Brian Jackson has sentenced Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. to probation with no jail time after he lied to the FBI about an alleged sexual assault of a woman under arrest. Theriot will have to pay $2,500.
It all started a month ago, when I commented to a good friend, "Have you noticed how much better traffic has been lately?" He responded, "Yes, traffic flow has been so much better... it's because the Transit Police went on strike."
A California cop obtained warrants to search the phones and computers of two men who drove through a DUI checkpoint in August with a camera, refusing to provide identifications before being allowed to leave. Napa Police Sergeant Brian Campagna, th
A Tallahassee cop was caught on cell phone video tasering a 62-year-old woman in the back as she walked away from him –exactly what he had ordered her to do – causing her to fall face first onto the street as several shocked witnesses looked on.
Cruz again orders him to get his hands out, and Taylor complies and pulls up his T-shirt – which police are trained to perceive as part of a possible weapon draw. That's when Cruz quickly shoots him twice, in the chest and abdomen.