Home » Posts tagged with » police
Woman Killed By Orlando Officer’s Stray Bullet

Woman Killed By Orlando Officer’s Stray Bullet

ORLANDO, Fla. — Like most millennials, Maria loved partying and hanging out with her friends. So she took a weekend girls trip to Orlando, visiting some of the theme parks, before ending up at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando sometime Monday night, family said. The 22-year-old woman — identified by police as Maria Fernanda Godinez [...]

Video, 911 Call Of Fatal St. Louis Officer-Involved Shooting Released

After the fatal yet another officer-involved shooting of a black man, St. Louis police released video footage of the incident. Chief Dotson released cell phone video Wednesday that showed police shooting 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, according to KMOV.   The suspect wasn’t 3 or 4 feet away as some previously believed. According to the video, he was [...]

Officer Who Threatened To ‘F*cking Kill’ Ferguson Protesters Has Been Taken Off Duty

A Ferguson Police officer who threatened to kill protesters while aiming a rifle at them has been taken off duty after a complaint from the Missouri ACLU, the organization announced on Wednesday. The ACLU tweeted, “SUCCESS! In response to our letter, officer who threatened to kill #Ferguson protesters has been removed from duty.” Just before his [...]

Ferguson Cop Who Killed Mike Brown Shot More Bullets Than The Entire British Police Force Did Last Year

To give you some perspective on how militarized and trigger happy our police departments are here in America, Darren Wilson, who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown six to eight times,  fired more bullets than the entire British police force did last year. The Economist reports: Last year, in total, British police officers actually fired their [...]

In Defense Of Rosemary Church, CNN Anchor Who Suggested ‘Water Cannon’ In Ferguson

CNN International anchor and icon to overly-religious chefs Rosemary Church is the subject of a major backlash over comments she made during a broadcast late Monday night/Tuesday morning. While interviewing CNN The Lead anchor Jake Tapper, who is on the ground in Ferguson, MO, Church asked why police there aren’t using “water cannon” as part [...]

‘Affluenza’ Teen Ethan Couch’s Father Arrested For Impersonating A Police Officer

The father of Ethan Couch was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly impersonating a police officer. Ethan Couch was the teenager who last year was given probation after killing four people  and injuring two others in a car accident while drunk driving. His defense was that he had “Affluenza” which allegedly affects children from wealthy families [...]

Police Militarization Wrong For Communities

One of the many things we’ve learned from the debacle in Ferguson, is that the police have become far too much of a military force with equipment and weapons that they just don’t need.  Tim Devaney explains: Since the 1990s, the Pentagon has provided local police with more than $5 billion worth of military equipment [...]

White Missouri Lt. Gov: ‘Anglo-American Jurisprudence’ Is Working In Ferguson (Video)

OnTuesday,  Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) argued that the curfew in Ferguson should be reinstated because “Anglo-American civilization” is working in Ferguson. “I don’t understand an argument for not reinstating it,” he told MSNBC host Ronan Farrow. “I don’t understand that. I’m not trying to be overtly political. I am saying, the people of [...]

Cops In Ferguson Physically Push Don Lemon During Live Report

Don Lemon is standing in a crowd doing a live report on CNN as a a police officer pushes him and others in the crowd, even though there is no place to be pushed to. Lemon did not end getting detained by officers there, but they did attempt to physically push him back away from [...]

Ferguson Police Statement: If We Arrested A Journalist Then We’ve ‘Taken The Proper Action’

Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol made a statement and answered some questions at an impromptu press conference at 2:21 A.M. — naturally in the middle of the night — on Tuesday regarding the events of Monday night. Lincoln Madison has a transcript of the press conference and I’m going to attempt to [...]

Page 1 of 13123Next ›Last »