Tag: police violence
5 Pittsburgh cops fired after fatal arrest involving stun gun
None of the terminated officers currently face any criminal charges for causing the death of Jim Rogers after tasing him at least eight times.
Dashcam video released showing officer fatally shooting unarmed man
Cassandra Dollard was arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter. She was also terminated from the Hemingway Police Department.
Former police officer sentenced to federal prison for using excessive force
“The actions of Mr. Maynard are disturbing and violate the trust placed in him by the community.”
Minneapolis agrees to pay $2.4M to man who lost eye during...
“It took me a long time to get a job even though I was well qualified because it’s pretty hard to look at a computer screen with one eye after having two.”
Deputy fired for use of excessive force
“This incident went beyond the scope of acceptable force and will not be tolerated in this office."
Former sheriff sentenced to prison for assaulting detainees
“When former Sheriff Boen brutally assaulted individuals in his custody and violated their civil rights, it impacted all Arkansans and their trust in authorities.”
Off-duty Las Vegas cop arrested for robbing casino at gunpoint
Detained by security after allegedly robbing a casino, an off-duty Las Vegas police officer was arrested Sunday and charged with robbery and...
3 Minneapolis cops convicted of violating George Floyd’s rights
“Today’s verdict recognizes that two police officers violated the Constitution by failing to intervene to stop another officer from killing George Floyd, and three officers violated the Constitution by failing to provide aid to Mr. Floyd in time to prevent his death."
Louisiana deputies arrested and fired after fatal shooting
After reviewing the footage, the sheriff stated, “Unfortunately, we can’t justify the use of deadly force.”
Ahmaud Arbery’s killers convicted of federal hate crime and kidnapping charges
“Although we welcome the jury’s verdict, the only acceptable outcome in this matter would have been Mr. Arbery returning safely to his loved ones two years ago."