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California Cop Tweets Death Threat: ‘I Will Use My God-Given And Law Appointed Duty To Kill You’

Officer Phillip White, from the San Jose PD, has a few thoughts for those tweeting with the hashtag #Blacklivesmatter, and none of them are particularly pleasant. BuzzFeed alerted the San Jose PD to White’s Twitter shenanigans after the officer made threatening tweets to the #Blacklivesmatter protesters, writing in at least one tweet, “Threaten me or […]

And you wonder why police continue to have bad reputations. A Texas police officer was placed on administrative leave on Friday after he reportedly used a Taser on a 76-year-old man after the suspect had already been forced to the ground. The Victoria Advocate reported that 76-year-old Pete Vasquez was driving a work-owned vehicle back […]

Thousands marched along the National Mall in the District of Columbia in the annual National March Against Police Violence, but there were thousands marching in New York as well, as  other cities across the nation. “It’s a matter of honoring the lives we’ve lost,” said one protester from the District of Columbia. “It’s a double-edged […]

Violent and abusive police officers cost lives. Protesters around the world understand that and are expressing their outraged about it. Now a new study, Police Indemnification, published in the NYU Law Review by Joanna C. Schwartz, shows that these bad cops cost money too.  A lot of money! 99.8% of the $735 million paid out by in 9,225 large-city police […]

Santa Clara police are seen on video putting a man in a headlock and beating him with a baton. the individual who originally uploaded the video said the individual in question (later identified as Oregon man Mark Lydon) had walked down the wrong exit at Levi’s Stadium during the Pac-12 championship game. One cop was […]

Cell phone footage shows a Meza, AZ police officer punching a 15-year-old girl in the face and putting her in a choke hold. Luis Paul Santiago, who recorded the incident as he was driving past, posted the footage on Facebook on Friday and it has since been shared more than 1.8 million times. Along with […]

The Seattle police officer punched the drunk woman in the face while she was handcuffed sitting in the back of a police car. Dashcam footage from inside the vehicle shows Adley Shepherd hitting Miyekko Durden-Bosley, 23, after she kicked the officer in the head while under arrest. The officer’s blow fractured the woman’s right eye, […]

Akai Gurley, 28, was killed November 20 when he and his girlfriend opened a door to a stairway while Officer Peter Liang was patrolling the building in the dark. His mother stepfather, and 2-year-old daughter paid their respects. Police have said Liang apparently fired by accident, killing Gurley. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson said Friday […]

The second video includes the footing in the first one, but includes the aftermath. It’s not pretty. For seven minutes, a disgusted bystander continues to film as Garner lies, unmoving, on the sidewalk, police officers involved in the incident milling around him. The video was originally posted on Facebook over the summer but has received renewed […]

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The white New York City police officer who put unarmed black Staten Island resident Eric Garner in a chokehold moments before his death has been accused by other black men of violating their civil rights while he was on patrol. A grand jury’s decision on Wednesday not to indict officer Daniel […]

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