Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag: excessive force

Grandmother ‘Shaken Up’ After Being Repeatedly Tased...

**UPDATE**  The Manatee County Sheriff's Office provided Atlanta Black Star with the following statement: "Deputies had lawful reason to enter the residence and search for Tevin...

Paid Leave? Public Pissed Off Over Initial...

A North Carolina school resource officer has been fired after disturbing  video showed him repeatedly slamming an boy to the ground surfaced this week. According...

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...