Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: excessive force

Former Louisiana Cop Seen Pummeling Suspect Following...

A former Louisiana police officer will spend a year and a half behind bars after pleading guilty to excessive use of force during a...

White St. Louis Cop Pleads Guilty to...

A second St. Louis cop has pleaded guilty in a violent arrest that left a Black undercover cop with multiple herniated discs, a...

Minnesota Cop on Trial Three Years After...

A Minnesota police officer accused of using excessive force when he repeatedly kicked an innocent Black man three years earlier is now on...

‘Trying to Break His Arm’: Witness Screams...

Recently released bodycam video showed Texas police bringing a 14-year-old Black boy to the ground and putting him in a chokehold in...

Jury Awards Black Maryland Man $800K After...

A Maryland father was awarded $800,000 after a violent assault by security guards at a Six Flags America park in 2018. A jury returned the...

‘Extremely Disturbing’ Video Shows Minnesota Officers Violently...

The mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, is demanding a police investigation after shocking video of a young Black teenager being violently arrested by police...

Video: Black Deputy Forced to Resign After...

A Black Florida deputy said a white inmate threatened him holding a pen moments before the inmate threw a walker at him....

Video: Black Woman Concerned About Her Twin...

An Ohio police chief deemed officers' actions "appropriate" after viral video showed one of them punching a Black woman and the other...

‘We Can’t Heal This City Without That’:...

More than a year after Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city and local police over claims he was unlawfully and...

Newly Released Video Shows Indianapolis Cop Not...

An attorney filed a lawsuit Wednesday against not only a cop accused of punching a Black teen but two other Indianapolis school...

‘Go Punch Someone Your Size B*tch’: Video...

A white Indianapolis police officer is suspended without pay after video showed him punching a 17-year-old Black boy Thursday outside of school.

Watch: Dash Cam Video Captures Extremely Disturbing...

Two Louisiana police officers have pleaded guilty to using excessive force after dash-camera video showed the officers pummeling a driver who led...

‘Can You Guys Make Sure He Has...

Video showed a 25-year-old Black man who Illinois officers used a Taser on being choked to the ground...

New Lawsuit Accuses Chicago PD of Handcuffing...

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses the Chicago Police Department of handcuffing an 8-year-old child, then forcing him to stand in the freezing rain...

Pennsylvania Man Seen Tasered by Police In...

A Pennsylvania man Tasered in the back by a Lancaster police officer while sitting on the curb last week is now suing the department,...

Bucks’ Sterling Brown Sues Milwaukee; Lawsuit Reveals...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Milwaukee and its police department, claiming unlawful arrest...

Kroger Security Guard Brutally Chokes and Body...

https://www.facebook.com/JohnnyyRambo/videos/1930390367034107/ A white security guard used excessive force and body slammed a Black teen he allegedly caught shoplifting at a Kroger's grocery store in Toledo,...

‘Injustice to Humanity’: A Record of Brutal...

Penns Grove, New Jersey, has a police problem. The most recent issue is the arrest of a police officer for kicking a handcuffed Latino...

Racial Justice Expert Says Department of Justice...

The release of a report by the Department of Justice on the practices of the Chicago Police Department has re-opened the debate on reducing...

Clock’s Ticking for Judge to Sign Consent...

Just last year, the U.S. Justice Department released a scathing report on the Baltimore Police Department after an investigation revealed that city officers had...

Some Police Departments Now Give Awards to...

At a time when the fatal shooting of unarmed Black men has placed police patterns and practices under the microscope, a handful of police...