Police Officer Hits Suspect Almost 3 Dozen Times (CA) – Officer Eric Smith, Jr. has been fired for an incident that happened in April. According to Officer Smith, he saw… Continue reading "Officer Charged with Felony Assault After Beating Suspect"
Tag: excessive force
Off-Duty Police Sergeant Attacks Teen (IL) – An unidentified Chicago police sergeant is under investigation after he pinned a 14-year old to the ground. The sergeant’s son’s bike was stolen… Continue reading "Sergeant Under Investigation for Police Misconduct Against Teen"
Officer Attempts to Smuggle Drugs Into Jail (TX) – Officers at the Bexar County jail became suspicious when they heard an inmate speaking in code on a phone call. An… Continue reading "Bexar County Deputies Arrested for Drugs and Assault"
Officer Punches Unarmed Woman in the Throat (CA) – A Los Angeles County deputy has been charged for an incident that happened in April of last year. Deputy Konrad Thieme… Continue reading "Officer Charged for Felony Assault on Woman with Mental Disability"
WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO BELOW Officer Shoots Man in Back of the Head (AR) – Jayden Prunty, a 22-year old Black man, was walking home from the store when he was… Continue reading "Police Officer Kills Man Execution Style"
VIDEO BELOW Police Chief Unhappy that Officers are Facing Consequences. (TX) – District Attorney José Garza ran on a platform of police accountability which automatically put him at odds with… Continue reading "19 Police Officers Facing Indictment for Excessive Force in George Floyd Protests"
WARNING: GRAPIC VIDEO BELOW No-Knock Warrant Results in Another Innocent Black Person Killed (MN) – On Wednesday, SWAT officers with the Minneapolis Police Department, raided an apartment and killed Amir… Continue reading "VIDEO: Wrongful Death of Black Man in No-Knock Police Raid"
VIDEOS BELOW Officer Fires 13 Shots at Unarmed Man and Woman (CT) – Devin Eaton, with the Hamden Police Department, pled no contest to the charge of First-Degree Assault. The… Continue reading "VIDEO: Police Officer Guilty of First-Degree Assault after Shooting"
Civil Lawsuit Filed for Excessive Force (TX) – A 26-year old woman has filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Austin. Simone Griffith was arrested in October for sleeping… Continue reading "VIDEO: Officers Brutally Punch and Knee Woman During Arrest"
15 Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave with Pay (CA) – Fifteen officers, with the Torrance Police Department, have been placed on administrative leave with pay after offensive text messages… Continue reading "More Than 1,800 Criminal Cases at Risk Due to Racist Police Officers"
The Elijah McClain Case (CO) – In August of 2019, Elijah McClain became the next Black male to be killed by police officers. “Mr. McClain was walking home from a… Continue reading "Aurora to Pay $15 Million to Settle Police Violence Civil Lawsuit"
Multiple Charges Against Police Officer (LA) – Sergeant Paul Thibodeaux, with the Thibodaux Police Department, was arrested on October 29, on charges of “malfeasance in office, injuring public records and… Continue reading "Sergeant Arrested for Excessive Force, Police Chief Mum on Details"
WARNING: DISTRESSING VIDEO BELOW Excessive Force Used in Unprovoked Attack by Officer (LA) – Louisiana has a long history of police misconduct and things aren’t getting better. On September 20… Continue reading "Police Violence Against Tiny Black Woman, Captured on Video"
WARNING: DISTURBING VIDEO BELOW Sergeants Respond to Disorderly Conduct Call (IN) – A sergeant with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has been suspended for an excessive force incident. On September… Continue reading "Sergeant Who Kicked a Man In the Face, Charged with Felony Battery"
Deputies Assault Black Woman During Traffic Stop (CA) – In August of 2020, Nakia Porter was heading home when she began to feel tired. She decided to pull over to… Continue reading "Black Woman Beaten Unconscious, Sheriff Supports Deputies Who Assaulted Her"
VIDEO LINKS BELOW Police Officer Resigns after Assaulting Suspect (CO) – On July 23, the Aurora Police Department received a call about three men trespassing. Two police officers, John Haubert… Continue reading "Police Officer Responds to Trespassing Call, Pistol Whips Suspect"
WARNING: VIDEO WITH GRAPHIC CONTENT BELOW Police officer Placed on Administrative Leave for Excessive Force (TX) – Corporal Melvin Williams, with the Dallas Police Department, has been placed on administrative… Continue reading "Police Officer Who is the Subject of Two Investigations Assaults a Third Man"
VIDEO BELOW Family Claims Deputy Used Excessive Force (TX) – The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office is under fire after a video of a deputy, laying on top of a young… Continue reading "Internal Affairs Investigation Started After Deputy’s ‘Top Mount’ Restraint of Young Woman"
Fourth Conviction in Assault on Two Prisoners (AL) – A fourth correctional officer has now been convicted in the beating of two handcuffed prisoners that occurred in 2019. Shift Commander… Continue reading "Correctional Officer Commander Convicted in Assault Case; Civil Lawsuit Filed"
VIDEO BELOW Release of Video Shows Police Violence (NY) – A New Rochelle detective has been charged after a video showed him repeatedly striking a Black man. The incident happened… Continue reading "Police Officer Charged with Attempted Third-Degree Assault Against Black Man"
It Started as Just a Call for Medical Assistance (CO) – In September of 2019, a call was made for an ambulance due to a motorcycle accident. Emergency medical personnel… Continue reading "Police Officer’s Bruised Ego Results in City Paying $290,000 Settlement to Victim"
Galveston County Sergeant Used Excessive Force (TX) – Sgt. Jonathan Wuneburger turned himself in to the county jail on June 25. Wuneburger had been on administrative leave while a criminal… Continue reading "Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Arrested for Killing Inmate"
VIDEO BELOW Civil Lawsuit Filed After Vicious Assault by Deputies (CA) – At 2:00 in the morning on May 4, 2020, Christopher Bailey was heading home from work. Mr. Bailey… Continue reading "Deputies Strike Black Man Over 80 Times During Traffic Stop"
Deputy Ignores Complaints that Handcuffs are too Tight (AL) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a call on February 16, 2020, regarding men with guns fighting. Deputies arrived at… Continue reading "Man’s Hand Amputated After Excessive Force by Deputy"
WARNING: DISTRESSING VIDEO BELOW Excessive Force Used on Teen Suffering from Severe Depression (TX) – May 12, 2020, an administrator from a juvenile facility called police because of an aggressive… Continue reading "One Deputy Tases Teen for 35 Seconds, Second Deputy Calls Teen “El Stupido”"