Tag: police brutality
Not Immune: Sheriff’s Captain Convicted of Civil Rights Violation
Not only is a police sheriff responsible for ensuring the safety of a community, he or she must also hold those within the administration to higher standards. That's what Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office did to one of its own, Captain James “Jim” Corder.
FBI Arrests Cop on Charges of Police Brutality and Falsifying Records
Officer Domenico Lillo has been accused of the "use of excessive force and falsifying records in order to cover up their actions" in various lawsuits, but was never convicted. Lillo now faces up to 30 years in prison after he was arrested by the FBI for deprivation of civil rights.
3 Sheriff’s Deputies Charged with Beating Suspect on Camera
Three sheriff’s deputies have recently been charged with mishandling an arrestee of civil rights. Conspiracy, to deprive an individual of civil rights, is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Albuquerque Cops Charged with Murdering Homeless Man
APD’s pattern of using excessive force is a repeated violation of the Fourth Amendment. Are these officers not receiving the proper training to ensure the rights and safety of people with mental illness or in distress?
Philadelphia Inquirer Pimps for Philly Cop Chief
The Philadelphia Inquirer was shamelessly pimped for the brutal and murderous Philadelphia Police Department. Has the Inquirer, once one of the country's best papers, become such a shameless apologist for the powerful?
Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Police for Shooting Son in...
Darrien Hunt’s family has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Saratoga Springs and the two officers who shot him to death for carrying a souvenir sword. Do law enforcement officials only draw their guns to kill?
NYPD Officer Speaks Out on Fellow Cops Who Turned Backs to...
Adhyl Polanco, a NYPD officer, speaks out about those who shunned Mayor Bill de Blasio. Speaking for himself only, not on behalf of the police department, he is ashamed of those who turned their backs during a eulogy for a fellow policeman.
Autopsy Reveals LAPD Shot Ezell Ford in the Back
Ezell Ford is one of at least 16 unarmed black people killed by the police in 2014. While officers claim Ford attempted to grab one of their guns, does the autopsy report back their story?