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Family: Police Fatally Shot Dog In The Head In Front of 6-Year-Old Girl

Family: Police Fatally Shot Dog In The Head In Front of 6-Year-Old Girl

A young dog was fatally shot in the head by police in front of a 6-year-old girl Friday afternoon in a Chicago suburb, according to family members and neighbors who witnessed the incident. The dog’s owners say the 1-year-old shepherd-mix, Apollo, had gotten out of their yard and the family had just returned him to [...]

Officer Who Stomped On Restrained Man’s Face Forced To Turn In Badge, Gun

It’s bad enough that too many civilians who shouldn’t have them, have guns. Some police officers shouldn’t have them either. Or badges. Officer Joel Edouard handed in his gun and badge as part of his modified desk duty assignment, spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves told MailOnline. Officers on modified desk duty are ‘assigned to non-enforcement’ responsibilities, [...]

NYPD Detains Men With Pressure Cookers To ‘Prepare Rice’

Pressure cookers can be used to make bombs like the ones at the Boston Marathon. They more often are used to make rice. But when a Muslim, or someone with a Muslim-sounding name has a pressure cooker, rice is not the first thing that comes to mind if you’re a member of the New York [...]

A Culture Of Racism: The Staten Island PD And The Tea Party Congressman

I grew up in New York in a neighborhood that was largely Italian. New York, like Anytown, USA, has its own version of racism.  It is not the kind you hear in the post-Jim Crow South; it is more “ethnic.”   Conversation amongst high school friends included racial epithets in Italian, very offensive to African Americans, thrown around [...]

Alleged Klan Kop Resigns

Alleged Klan Kop Resigns

A bucolic town of mostly affluent retirees in Florida has a problem: police officers who are covert members of the Ku Klux Klan. The problem has eased slightly with the firing of one officer and resignation of another. Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow [...]

NY Fatal Chokehold Cop Stripped Of Gun, Badge

The head of New York’s largest police union is upset. Maybe he should talk to the family of the victim to get a real sense of what the word “upset” means: A New York City police officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent chokehold [...]

Video: NY Man Dies After Police Place Him In Chokehold For Selling Untaxed Cigarettes, ‘I Can’t Breathe!’

An asthmatic Staten Island, New York father died on Thursday after a police officer put him in a chokehold and other officers appeared to slam his head against the sidewalk, according to a video of the incident. “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!,” 43-year-old Eric Garner repeatedly screamed after at least five officers took him [...]

Off-Duty Texas Trooper Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Stomach

A Texas trooper has undergone surgery after being shot in the stomach when his personal firearm accidentally fell from his truck and discharged, according to WFAA. Department of Public Safety Trooper Felipe Garcia was transported to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition on Thursday. According to DPS officials,  the shooting happened on [...]

Watch: White Reporter Suspended After Voicing His Opinion On Black Families

Sean Bergin, a white TV reporter, voiced his opinion about black families and relations with police while reporting on a fatal New Jersey police shooting, and now he says he’s been suspended from his station and won’t return. According to the Associated Press, Bergin said he was suspended from News 12 New Jersey without pay [...]

Caught On Camera: Fight Breaks Out Between Miami Police Officer And Lieutenant

Two Miami police officers are under investigation after getting into a fight during a traffic stop, and the incident was all caught on camera. Marcel Jackson pulled over Lt. David Ramras, and that’s when a physical altercation broke out, according to police. According to Jackson, Ramras was speeding and wouldn’t stop when Jackson initially tried to [...]

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