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Why Was A UVa Honor Student Beaten Bloody By Cops?

I could suggest that cops, who work for Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, might be more prone to assume minority students have “fake” IDs – but then, outraged conservatives would accuse me of playing the race card. Well, at least I don’t play mine with a nightstick. A video showing the bloody arrest of a […]

Body cameras can yield strong evidence of criminal wrongdoing – even when the perp is a cop: A veteran Las Vegas police officer has been suspended and accused of misdemeanor battery after a body camera he was wearing provided evidence that he injured a woman he arrested for littering and loitering for the purpose of […]

Move along, nothing to see here: “Completely false.” That’s how police are responding to allegations that they beat the man arrested for shooting two police officers during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, last week. Jeffrey Williams, 20, has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault, a count of firing a weapon from a vehicle and […]

If the cops hadn’t beaten him up, chances are he would have gone to work. Rivera was riding his scooter when he spotted a police cruiser. The officers waived him on, but a moment later they began to follow him with their lights on. Panicked, Rivera sped away until the officers caught up with him. […]

First reports are that the teenager was unarmed. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters that an officer responded to a disturbance at around 6:30 p.m. local time and later forced his way into an apartment that the 19-year-old, who was also suspected of a recent battery, had gone into. Koval said that a struggle […]

President Obama is steadily becoming the personification of “twice as good, half as much,” the 21st century equivalent to the “Jackie Robinson effect” that observes how much more exceptionally a black person must perform to get even half of the credit that others receive. Embedded in a forthcoming Justice Department report on the Ferguson Police Department […]

You can see the Fort Lauderdale  officer senselessly pushing the man to the ground. In the video, which was posted to YouTube on Sunday, Officer Victor Ramirez grabs Bruce Laclair by the arm and pushes him to the ground. Laclair tells the officer that he needs to pee, as Ramirez repeatedly tells him to get […]

Get ready for the United States government to sue the Ferguson Police Department for racial discrimination. The Justice Department is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if the police department does not agree to make changes on its own, sources […]

On April 14, 2014 Cortez Bufford was stopped by the St. Louis police, dragged from his car, kicked, and tased before one of the officers noted that the dashcam was running and told everyone to hold all action until it was turned off. Police had stopped his car which did not fit the exact description […]

Kenya Harris went to the Albany, GA police station to pick up her minor son who’d been arrested. After waiting five hours, she said she had to get home to take care of her other children. Officer Ryank Jenkins said he didn’t like her “tone.” “Defendant Officer Jenkins stated that he did not appreciate the tone […]

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