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Video: Plainclothes Cop Punches Suspect While Others Hold Him Down–And He’s 12

New York Police Department’s internal affairs is investigating this incident. “Hey! Hey! Hey!” one woman is heard yelling. “Stop it! Get off of him!”Another woman can be heard identifying herself as a lawyer and saying the suspect is only 12 years old. “I can’t believe he just did that after everything that’s happened,” she said, […]

The Washington-based journalist is suing St. Louis County. Gerald Yingst, a reporter and producer with News2Share, also accuses police of defaming him by announcing his arrest on Twitter and saying he had refused a commander’s order to clear the street, damaging his professional reputation… Yingst was one of two people detained on Nov. 22 during […]

A new study reveals that there may be too much time being spent at the doughnut shop. Along with firefighters and security guards, nearly 41 per cent of boys in blue are obese, according to a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Social workers, clergy and counsellors come in second, with 35.6 per […]

CNN’s idea for a hashtag backfired as spectacularly the NYPD’s tone deaf #WeHearYou hashtag in light of the recent protests over police brutality. CNN called onTwitter users to offer up questions for a panel of police officers on an upcoming segment called “Cops Under Fire,” but as Mashable notes, the network garnered sarcastic responses. The panel […]

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 […]

After the shooting death of John Crawford, 22, by police, authorities aggressively questioned his visibly distraught girlfriend. Police officer Sean Williams shot Crawford, a black man, while he held a BB gun in an Ohio Walmart store. While being questioned, an officer accused Tasha Thomas of lying and he even suggested that she was high […]

It’s described as worse than “stop and frisk.” Just what is a jump-out? It depends who you ask. It is typically described as multiple officers patrolling in an unmarked car, who at some point see something suspicious, and jump out of the car at once on unsuspecting pedestrians, with the intent of catching them off […]

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 […]

Bill de Blasio isn’t welcome at police funerals, says the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. A letter they wrote reads: I, _____________________, as a New York City police officer, request that Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito refrain from attending my funeral services in the event that I am killed in the line […]

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