Tag: police violence
“Officers aren’t only expected to enforce the law in their communities, they are expected to follow it themselves.”
Thanks to the diligence of one assistant state attorney, 119 cases were thrown out and the officer is under state investigation.
“Correctional officers who abuse their power and harm inmates violate our civil rights laws.”
“There was not a clear threat before the use of force was made. This is not a victory for anyone, but rather a way for our city to move forward.”
According to videos of the incident, the officer ordered the man out of the vehicle before firing at him and shooting his passenger without provocation.
"It was outrageous that a deputy would do this to an unarmed student who was not fighting back, who was giving no resistance.”
Recorded on surveillance video as several South Gate police officers shot him more than a dozen times, the unarmed victim recently filed...
“When an officer betrays the oath to protect and serve, it tarnishes the law enforcement community and puts the public at risk.”
After a police officer held a Marine veteran at gunpoint and handcuffed him while moving into his own house, the Kansas chapter...