A retired Chicago police commander suspected of using electric shocks, suffocation and mock executions to force suspects to confess was found guilty on Monday of lying about the brutality.
Now to be fair, the suspect did make a threatening move,...but once you've beat the guy into submission, it's time to stop.
Douglas was indicted in December on charges of striking the teen in the Woonsocket police station after an arrest. An FBI investigation began after the teen showed up in juvenile court badly injured and said several officers had beaten him.
The sergeant asked Olvera for identification. When Olvera went inside his home to grab his ID, Sgt. Alderete followed him inside. Believing the officer didn't have a right to enter his home without permission, Olvera took a photo of the officer. At t
A patient, having a stroke, says an officer with the Chattanooga Police Department blocked her husband from taking her to the emergency room at Erlanger Wednesday night. Aline Wright is a cancer survivor, amputee and a newlywed. Wednesday night she
Former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge, tightlipped for years about allegations that suspects were tortured under his watch, said Thursday he never physically abused two men who testified to being shocked and beaten by officers seeking confessions.
Two uppity teenage slaves didn't appreciate being manhandled by "the man," one ends up punched in the face by the cop.... and she's the one charged with the assault! TA-DA!
A cop who shot an Iraqi war vet nine times at point blank range last weekend for making a pass at his female companion has been charged with murder. The problem is, no one can find him.
The 11-count indictment accuses police officers of shooting Glover and torching his corpse, physically attacking his brother and another man, and then attempting to conceal it all. What’s most striking about the charges is what they do not address:
Clear Creek sheriff's deputies arrested a rafting guide for swimming to a stranded young rafter who had tumbled from his boat on Clear Creek. Ryan Daniel Snodgrass, a 28-year-old guide was charged with "obstructing government operations," said Clear
Austin nurser and mother turns the tables on the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force when she video tapes two FBI Agents who have come to her door step questioning her about anti - Israeli activities.
Tyrone Brown, a 32-year-old former Marine from East Baltimore, was out with his sister and her friend enjoying the Mount Vernon club scene early Saturday when he may have taken one of his trademark jokes too far. Glancing at a woman in an alley off E
According to the one-paragraph statement, Hartford police found an “unknown male subject on the third floor” of a Stony Creek townhome who was taken into “temporary custody” before paramedics treated him for a known medical condition.
A Los Angeles police officers was caught on camera apparently kicking a cyclist during a protest against oil giant BP. The incident took place on Hollywood Boulevard during a "Critical Mass" cycling event.
Several Marylanders face felony charges for recording their arrests on camera, and others have been intimidated by police to shut their cameras off. That's touched off a legal controversy. The fierce debate and what you should do to protect yourself.
Inspired by the lucrative practice by local, state and federal agencies of shaking down the traveling public at suspicionless checkpoints around the country, armed and dangerous individuals unaffiliated with said government gangs are starting to brea
An anti-government Ohio man who had several run-ins with police around the U.S. was identified as one of two people who allegedly gunned down 2 officers during a traffic stop in Arkansas and were later killed during an exchange of gunfire with police
Events leading up to the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl at the hands of a Detroit officer may have been videotaped by a crime-reality series camera crew that was with police as they searched a family home for a homicide suspect. What's on the vi
After just 6 hours of deliberation a jury in Ohio, former police officer Thomas White is facing up to 11 years behind bars: plenty of time to think about the unarmed motorist he paralyzed with an unprovoked bullet more than one year ago.
A never-before-seen police dash cam video was shown in court today in the trial of an Ottawa Hills police officer accused of shooting and paralyzing a man during a traffic stop.Ottawa Hills, Ohio police officer shoots a motorcyclist in the back, with
HOW COPS GO BAD Original story reported on Monday, Dec. 15, 1997 By Michael Kramer That title pretty much speaks for itself doesn't it? "Before it was over, it would expose a pattern of corruption that would bring down nine Philadelphia cops
The words "bomb on the bus" heard from a cell phone set it all off: Downtown Portsmouth shut down, businesses and homes evacuated, sharpshooters and an armored vehicle rolling in. Authorities did not release the name of the passenger
Although the student photographer who was handcuffed for photographing loose cows at Ohio State University has received absolutely no support from his school, he has been receiving support from journalism organizations throughout the country, includi