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False Arrest

Court Revives Case Against SFO Police for Terrorizing Driver

Larry Bodine | Posted 07.29.2014 | Crime
Larry Bodine

Denise Green, a 47-year-old African-American woman with no criminal record, was driving her Lexus on Mission Street in San Francisco at 11:15 p.m. one night, when she passed a police "camera car" with an automatic license-plate reader.

Did Cops Falsely Arrest Man Because Of Ties To Sean Bell?

| Posted 08.28.2012 | New York

By James Fanelli, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BELLEROSE — The son of a Queens pastor received a $125,000 settlement from the city after suing cops ...

Paying Damages to Falsely Arrested Citizens

Peter H. Schuck | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Peter H. Schuck

A recent report in the New York Times details how many Americans have been arrested and detained simply because immigration authorities mistakenly took them for deportable immigrants.

Contempt of Cop

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

For some law enforcers, any attack, verbal or physical, becomes an assault not only against the uniform but against the corporeal and psychological identity of the person who wears it.

Gates's Arbitrary Arrest: It Happens in New York Too

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Irrespective of how educated or rich one might be, to be a black man in America is still a condition in which one feels he has no rights that any police officer is bound to respect.