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Austin Cops Make Rape Jokes On Dashcam Video

The Austin, TX police department is investigating two officers who joked about rape on a dashcam  video posted to YouTube. YouTube earlier this week. After the video made the local news, APD confirmed the recording is authentic and that the men you hear in it are actually cops. The dialogue began when an attractive woman [...]

In the last 10 years, American police have killed more people than both the Iraq War and ebola – and 22-year-old Darrien Hunt is one of the most recent. Saratoga Springs, Utah – Darrien was a comic and anime fan, an artists who’d just attended the Salt Lake City Comic Con a week before. In [...]

City officials want to reform the Ferguson, Missouri police department, and likely means the chief is about to resign. Under the proposed plan, after Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson leaves, city leadership would ask the St. Louis County police chief to take over management of Ferguson’s police force. The announcement could come as soon as [...]

The Philadelphia cop will face disciplinary action for telling a teenage boy he would “beat the shit out of” him for looking him in his “fucking eye.” NBC Philly reports the teens in the video were walking home when the unnamed 19th District officer confronted one of them. Neither the police department nor Damaris Abercrombie, who posted [...]

An 18-year-old killed in early October by a St. Louis police officer was shot from several times from behind, an autopsy reveals. Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht, who conducted the autopsy at the request of Vonderrit Myers Jr.’s family, outlined his findings at a news conference. Attorneys for the family say the findings suggest that Myers [...]

Police, it seems, have been overstepping the boundaries between law enforcement and brutality excessively this year, from the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., to the choking death of asthmatic Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y. Incidents like these have overshadowed other common police tactics, and for obvious reasons, but that doesn’t mean the [...]

First, Iowa cops blew out her tires; then, they held her at gunpoint for speeding to the hospital to give birth. Ben Kohnen told WHO-TV that when his wife, Rachel, went into labor with her fourth child on Tuesday, something was different. “She says, this is not like the others, this is happening right now,” [...]

Saturday’s protest in Ferguson grew from Friday’s weekend kickoff, as 1000 protestors showed up to remember Michael Brown. Marchers started assembling in the morning hours in downtown St. Louis, where later in the day the Cardinals were set to host the San Francisco Giants in the first game of the National League Championship Series. The [...]

If you’re a homicide sergeant, it’s probably best not to wear the jewelry of the victim of a homicide. Alex Vinson got himself in trouble. Detroit Police Chief James Craig [pictured] confirmed that several months ago, Vinson was the officer in charge of a case involving an unknown murder victim who was found wearing an [...]

NY 1 was interviewing black and Latino students who were being hustled out of the white neighborhoods where they were attending school. According to their sources, kicking minority students out after school was a common practice among the NYPD’s school safety officers, and several students confirmed that it had happened to them. However, whenever they [...]

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