Daniel Andrew, who was videotaped beating 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock on the side of the freeway on July 1, may face serious charges.
The St. Louis suburb copes with grief and anger after the unarmed black teen was shot dead by police.
Devonté Hynes accused guards of touching his girlfriend and throwing him to the ground. The alleged assault happened just hours after the singer’s performance at the festival.
Update: Officer Daniel Pantaleo will be stripped of his badge and gun during an investigation into a video that apparently shows him putting a man into a chokehold. In the video, the man is then slammed into the ground until he stops moving or talking.
The video was shot earlier this week by a passerby and has launched an investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
Seven members of a family were arrested after a noise complaint at a party, including a 53-year-old woman who reportedly was tased four times.
A city council meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., descended into chaos Monday as activists took over and demanded the arrest of the city’s police chief. Twenty-five people have been killed by the police since 2010.
A request for pictures of members of the New York Police Department went horribly wrong. WARNING: This post contains graphic photos of alleged police brutality.
Questions about the Tucson Police Department’s handling of unruly crowds at the University Of Arizona.
A Cincinnati, Ohio, woman has filed suit against the police officer who — rather than take her to the hospital — arrested her after she reported her rape, WLWT reports.
Kelly Thomas cried for help as police beat and tased him until he choked to death on his own blood.
They thought the man sleeping in the synagogue lounge was loitering.
The victim of an infamous act of police brutality that sparked the LA riots was found dead today at age 47, TMZ reports. According to sources, King’s fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool this morning.
On April 29, 1992, a jury acquitted four Los Angeles police officers accused in the beating of black motorist Rodney King. Thousands of people in the Los Angeles area rioted over the six days following the verdict. Property damages topped roughly $1 billion, 54 people died during the riots, and thousands more were injured.
Another day, another batch of police brutality videos. God bless America.
Warning: Link contains graphic video of violence. Horrifying video and images are emerging of Egyptian security forces beating protesters in Cairo, as reports of military units firing into the crowds continue to spread.
Students organizing an Occupy Cal demonstration yesterday were met by police in full riot gear, eager to use their billy clubs. The police only retreated after the crowd began shouting “STOP BEATING STUDENTS.”
A 57 year old 3rd-grade teacher called the police for help when she heard what she thought was a prowler outside her house. Officers responding to the call tased her 12 times. More on this story here.
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WARNING: Don’t walk down the street near riot police with dogs. Ian Tomlinson, RIP. [Editor’s Note: This is some pretty disturbing footage from the G20 protests in London. I guess cops can be awful on both sides of the Atlantic.]
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At a recent Critical Mass ride, a New York City police officer knocked a rider off his fixed-gear. After that, the rider was arrested and held for 26 hours. Woohoo, justice! The NYPD is investigating.
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Sean Bell’s widow featured in an ad for Rocawear’s “I will not lose” campaign. In a controversial move, Nicole Paultre-Bell and her two children with Sean Bell - who was killed by a 50-bullet fusillade of police gunfire - appear in a paid ad featuring the quote, “We are going to be here to the end, ‘til justice is served.” The detectives Detectives Endowment Association accuses Rocawear of trying to influence the jury while others accuse Jay Z of exploiting the victim of a tragedy for publicity.
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