Policing

Calif. Woman Selling Flowers Near a High School Graduation, Dragged to the Ground, Arrested Because She Didn't Have a Permit

Video of a California police officer forcefully arresting a woman who was selling flowers without a permit near a high school graduation last month …

Police Misconduct

The failure of police body cameras

Video was supposed to help hold police accountable. But it hasn’t lived up to much of the hype.<p>When he saw the video of the police shooting, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters — a Republican known for his “tough on crime” views — did not hold back.<p>“This is the most asinine act I’ve ever seen a …

Police Shootings

New Details Surface In Minnesota Officer-Involved Shooting Of Australian Woman

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with <i>Minneapolis Star Tribune</i> reporter Andy Mannix about the police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman earlier this week.

‘Oh, he just died’: Teens mock drowning man in disturbing video

<b>Warning: Disturbing footage</b><p>Five teens filmed and mocked a disabled man as he drowned in Florida, but as disturbing as the footage is, it doesn’t …

Black Twitter Outraged That Attorney Dubs White Woman 'Most Innocent Victim' of Police Violence

Advertisement<p>Minneapolis police shooting victim Justine Damond is apparently the new poster child for police brutality, according to her family’s …

Philando Castile

Detroit Deputy Chief to Become 1st Black Female Chief of Police in Dallas 

The Deputy Chief of the Detroit Police Department will be moving on and up to become the first Black woman Chief of Police in the Dallas Police …

Police Misconduct

Rookie cop tries to use her badge and police influence to dodge a DUI — see what happens next

Stephanie Roggina, a rookie police officer from the Scotch Plains Police Department in New Jersey, was pulled over for drunk driving on Aug. 26, 2016, but she was caught by the arresting officer’s dashcam attempting to weasel her way out of a citation or arrest.<p>The Trentonian reported that Roggina …

Conservative POV

Police: Australian likely killed by Takata air bag inflator

DETROIT – Police in Australia say a faulty Takata air bag likely killed a man in a car crash near Sydney.<p>New South Wales police say the man was struck in the neck by a small fragment and died at the crash scene in a Sydney suburb.<p>The unidentified 58-year-old man was driving a 2007 Honda CR-V SUV …

Airbags

Bodycam doesn’t help cop’s excuse for shooting tail-wagging dog

Newly-released bodycam footage shows a police officer’s perspective when he responded to a burglary alarm and shot two tail-wagging dogs earlier this …

Dogs

Shocking Footage Appears To Show Cop Planting Drugs At Crime Scene | HuffPost

Dispatcher shot woman after traffic clash, physical confrontation, prosecutors say

A longtime Chicago police dispatcher shot a woman in the chest after the two got into a traffic dispute and then a physical confrontation, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.<p>But an attorney for Keli McGrath, 46, said the other woman was the aggressor.<p>Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil ordered McGrath …

New bodycams start recording with the draw of a gun

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police body camera footage can be instrumental when investigating officer-involved shootings. But what happens when an officer does not activate his body camera?<p>A major manufacturer of body cameras is taking steps to address that scenario. Axon, formerly known as Taser International, plans …

Justice

CCTV shows hit-and-run driver knocking down cyclist

Police are hunting a hit-and-run driver who was caught on CCTV knocking down a cyclist before reversing and speeding away.<p>The female cyclist was left in the middle of the road after she was hit as she rode across a junction in the early hours.<p>Shocking footage of the crash, which happened at 4.20am …

Cycling

'It was like the Wild West,' Chicago police officer shot in leg confronting robbery suspect

A Chicago police officer was in good condition after being shot in the leg during a gunfight outside a South Side cellphone store Friday afternoon.<p>Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident.<p>The officer was shot during an armed confrontation in the 4600 block of South Ashland …

Chicago

Mentally ill prisoners in Louisiana were made to bark like dogs for food, new lawsuit claims

Published 42m ago on<p>by Jack Smith IV<p>shareemail<p>Published 42m ago on<p>by Jack Smith IV<p>A lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that when investigators with a …

Philando Castile

Dallas County DA is battling odds in seeking a murder conviction against officer who killed Jordan Edwards

The case against Balch Spring ex-police officer Roy Oliver looks pretty serious, and District Attorney Faith Johnson said as much this week. On …

Texas

'I had to photograph this shocking event.' What one journalist remembers 50 years after the Detroit riots

In 1967, a young photographer working for a suburban Michigan newspaper lived just blocks from the flash point of what would become one of the most destructive riots in U.S. history. James Hubbard was one of the first journalists on the scene, and for five days he chronicled violence that left 43 …

Military History

Police seek charges for teens accused of filming, mocking drowning man

COCOA, Fla. — Police are pushing for criminal charges to be filed against five teens accused of filming the final moments of a 32-year-old man without calling 911 as he drowned in a pond.<p>Cocoa Police Chief Mike Cantaloupe said Friday that he is seeking misdemeanor charges under a Florida statute …

Crime

Body cam video shows police officer shooting family's dogs

6:20<p>0:55<p>Fire destroys more than 20 boats in Texas marina<p>3:03<p>Watch this traffic stop turn into a marriage proposal<p>0:46<p>Car goes airborne, lands on St. …

A Drunk Guy Livestreamed His Police Chase on a Florida Beach

Ryan Stiles broadcast the chase from his jeep as he took swigs from a bottle of whisky and plowed through beach chairs, swearing at the cops trailing him.<p>"Yeah, we're fucking god damn LIVE, bruh!"<p>That was the line that began the <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>–inspired spree one Florida man led cops down on …

Canadian Humour

Police have found OBSCURE STATUTE to change teens that recorded, mocked man while he drowned…

Police have found a statute that they want the State Attorney’s office to charge the teens who laughed and mocked a man while he was crying for help …

Crime

Ford's 2018 F-150 Police Responder can keep up with the bad guys anywhere

Why it matters to you<p>This F-150 can go places normal police cars can't, but still keep up with bad guys on the road.<p>Ford’s latest police vehicle …

Trucks

McDonald's incident: Enough with the hatred of cops

Imagine the outrage you would feel going to a restaurant and being told you won’t be served because of your race, your ethnicity, your religion, or some other aspect of your identity. This hurtful practice was all too common in some parts of the South decades ago, targeting African-Americans. …

Cop Who Tackled James Blake Rejects Plea Deal, Will Stand Trial

<i>NYPD officer James Frascatore tackling James Blake in 2015</i><p>The NYPD officer who tackled and wrongfully detained former tennis star James Blake in 2015 …

NYPD

Palestinians break off official contact with Israel after deadly clashes at Jerusalem holy site

Three Palestinians died as they protested about the installation of metal detectors at the Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound while two Israelis …

Israel

Armed suspect who jumped from stolen vehicle shot and killed by St. Louis police

A St. Louis officer Thursday night fatally shot a man who had jumped from a stolen vehicle that crashed after fleeing police, authorities say.<p>The …

St. Louis

Darren Cumberbatch became 'unwell in police presence', says IPCC

<b>A man who died nine days after being arrested became unwell in the presence of police, investigators say.</b><p>Warwickshire Police was called to a property in Nuneaton in the early hours of 10 July by someone concerned about Darren Cumberbatch's behaviour.<p>He was taken to hospital where he deteriorated …

Justice

California Man Threatens to Call Cops on Girl for Lemonade Stand — It Backfires in the Most Epic Way

A dad in Discover Bay, California, says his ambitious daughter started a lemonade stand — but the situation quickly turned sour.<p>Richard LaRoche said …

Roland Martin Ignores White Shooting Victim, But Highlights Claims NRA Is Racist

As all the major news networks this week have highlighted the tragic case of Minnesota bride-to-be Justine Damond being shot to death by a police …

Philando Castile

Disturbing video shows teens filming, mocking man as he drowns

The teens can be heard laughing at the man, telling him he's going die and they weren't going to help him.

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