Marissa Alexander was sentenced to 20 years in jail for shooting a wall and harming nobody. She was attempting to scare off her abusive then-husband, Rico Gray, who had admitted to and against whom she had a restraining order.
An grand jury indicted 35-year-old Kramer Aoki ona third-degree sexual assault charge, a class C felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison. On Sept. 6, Aoki, as a cop, knowingly subjected to sexual contact a person in custody.
New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton unveiled a sweeping new plan to redeploy officers in order to boost police-community relations.....350 officers will be permanently assigned to rove throughout the city, with rifles and machine guns, in
Joe Arpaio has been Sheriff of Maricopa County for 23 years... and we've been friends from the beginning :)
The NYPD petty arrest hiatus is over after a video emerged showing a group of cops ganging up on a man standing outside a store for apparently tossing a cigarette butt on the sidewalk, pouncing on him, then piling on him
Surveillance footage has recently surfaced of Texas police officers shooting a 17-year-old girl in their own department lobby. Kristiana Coignard, entered the Longview Police Station requesting to speak with a police officer.
A San Francisco public defender was arrested for doing what many public defenders don't have a good rap for doing. Defending her client. But police called that resisting arrest, the only charged they jailed her on
Narlin Shadd had been leaving a Friday night Cleveland Indians game in 2005 when he misunderstood traffic signals being given by officer Alvin White. When the officer confronted Shadd, the special education teacher explained he thought
Prosecutors will not seek a third trial for a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a sleeping child during a raid [without a warrant] on a house in 2010, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said on Wednesday.
The disturbance reportedly started after an argument between Jeff Roorda, who leads the city's police officers association, and Alderman Terry Kennedy. Witnesses accused Roorda of shoving a woman, which angered members of the audience.
Rialto police are seen repeatedly tasering a man on the ground, and viciously beating him with an asp, as the woman filming the attack pleads with them to stop. The man does not appear to be violent or threatening in any way as
A 56-old-woman was left with a fractured skull after a police officer got into an argument with her over a lottery ticket, according to reports. Martha Winkler states that the officer used excessive violence against her
Seattle police officer Cynthia Whitlatch was cruising in her patrol car when she came across an elderly man standing on the corner using a golf club as a cane, prompting her to stop her car and order him to place the club down,
I begin my letter with this comment to highlight that I am not a bystander on the topic of law enforcement in the United States. I worked and managed a variety of federal investigations during my 12 years of service in the FBI, to include the managem
Denver police shot and killed a teenage girl Monday after claiming she was trying to run them over in a stolen car. They also ordered her surviving friends not to record the aftermath.
On June 4, 2014, Dominic Gennarino was beaten by Las Vegas Police and arrested for "Obstructing a Public Officer", specifically because the officers claimed that Mr. Gennarino was not moving fast enough.
Osiris Aristy posted what police consider threatening text and digital cartoon images or emoji on Facebook. He was arrested for terroristic threats as well as criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of drugs and criminal possession of marijuana
David Conner, a 43-year-old resident of Redding, California, will spend at least three years in a government cage in Idaho because a State Trooper in Oregon spied an open can of Monster energy drink in Conner's rental car.
An ex-Marine is filing notice of a $5 million suit today against the NYPD, claiming two undercover cops beat him up and threw in the back of an unmarked van during an illegal stop-and-search last week
A Bayonne police officer has been suspended without pay after being arrested by federal agents Friday morning on civil rights charges for allegedly beating a suspect with a flashlight in 2013, leaving the man permanently disfigured,
John expressed his displeasure at what the officer was doing by reaching his right arm outside the passenger side window and extending his middle finger over the car's roof.
If, on the other hand, Americans shoot narcotics officers during militarized drug raids--perhaps believing that they are being robbed and are acting in self-defense--charges of first-degree murder are likely.
An Oklahoma cop wearing a body cam recorded himself shooting and killing a man who was running from him after the suspect stopped to pick up an object he had dropped during the pursuit before continuing fleeing.
A police union in Georgia are pushing back against legislation that would limit the use of no-knock raids, arguing that privacy rights don't trump public safety. Bou-Bou's Law, named for a 19-month-old boy badly injured when SWAT
In 2011, Shelby County Sheriff's Office detective James Bishof, 58, told a 22-year-old woman who was accused of assaulting her boyfriend that he could help her by taking nude photos of any possible injuries.
The video pretty much speaks for itself, showing a pair of Bridgeton police officers opening fire on a man named Jerame Reid, who had stepped out of the passenger's seat with his hands raised to his chest level.
The U.S. Justice Department is about to close the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and clear the white police officer involved of any civil rights charges, The New York Times reported
The 20 year-old Ohio man charged with plotting to blow up the U.S. Capitol building was a "peace loving, momma's boy", according to his father. Christopher Lee Cornell is from just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. According to federal authorities h
Few things resonate more than the Castle Doctrine, the right of a homeowner to defend his home and family from attack. When it turns out the invaders wear shields, the homeowner's defense turns from an inalienable right to
"The idea seemed to be that there was a pact between law enforcement and politicians," he wrote. "Cops did the dirty work, they waded in the muck, keeping the poor and violent in check and monitoring the human detritus that