Tag Archives: Brutality

Unnecessary Force – What Will Policing Look Like Under Trump? By
MINNEAPOLIS– The effect of police brutality on black communities in the United States is well-documented. Under President Donald Trump, who marked his first day as president by vowing to end what he called a “dangerous anti-police...
Ohio Police Beat Homeless Veteran Into Coma, Leaving Him Permanently Disabled By
DAYTON, Ohio  — A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled. Joseph Guglielmo, 59, filed the civil rights suit against Montgomery...
Man Says Police Tried To Delete Video Showing Woman Knocked Unconscious By
A New York man says Suffolk County police in Long Island tackled him to the ground and attempted to delete footage of police brutality he had recorded but mistakenly removed the wrong file. 20-year-old Thomas Demint claims police have continued to harass and threaten him...
Cop Caught On Video Holding Woman’s Head To Lit Stove, Breaking Her Nose By
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy was recently arraigned and charged with several felony counts that included setting fire to a domestic companion’s hair, threatening to murder her with his firearm and breaking her nose. The allegations come from the Orange...
Death Of Paul Castaway Highlights Denver’s Overlooked Police Brutality Problem By
DENVER — The death of a Rosebud Sioux man in Denver earlier this month is a painful reminder that police shootings are not limited to any one part of the United States, and certainly not just to places that received mainstream media attention after recent killings. On...
Police Misconduct Cost Taxpayers Over $1B Since 2010 By
MINNEAPOLIS — As victims of police misconduct across the country file an increasing number of lawsuits, taxpayers are bearing the brunt of the financial burden. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the 10 U.S. cities with the largest police departments...
LAPD Officer Sets Girlfriend On Fire, Keeps Job By
Los Angeles, Ca — Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy faces multiple charges after attacking his live-in girlfriend and mother of his child, torturing her as he held her head over a stove, lighting her hair on fire. The Orange County district attorney’s office reports that...
FBI Director Admits: “Officers Must Work To Bridge The Gap With The Communities They Protect. By
BALTIMORE — FBI Director says officers must work to bridge a gap with the communities they protect. Comey spoke Friday in Baltimore, where anger turned to rioting this spring following the death of a man injured in police custody. Six officers are charged in Freddie Gray’s...
Shocking Video: Police Break 12 Year-Old’s Jaw, Rib At Ohio Pool Party By
(Counter Current News) — No, it’s not the McKinney pool incident. But shortly after the Texas altercation that went viral, a very similar situation happened in Fairfield, Ohio. Fairfield was the home of John Crawford, who was killed last summer for holding a BB-gun...
Video: 17 Year-Old Killed By Police After Flashing Headlights And Questioning Officer By
Eaton County, MI — It was announced this week that the police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Deven Guilford for flexing his rights this past February, will not be charged for any crimes. Deven was traveling along the road and flashed his lights at an officer because...