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Put Your Feet On the Street Wednesday, 10/22 -- A National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality

Jerry Ashton | Posted 10.22.2014 | Crime
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A "National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and Criminalization of an Entire Generation," will be arriving at major cities and towns across the U.S. in a nationwide call to action.

Honolulu Pays Witness Hit By Cop For Filming Arrest

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.12.2014 | Crime

A video recorded on New Years Eve, 2013, shows a Honolulu police officer taking a jab at a bystander who recorded an arrest on his iPhone. Although...

State Trooper Pulled Over Woman To Proselytize: Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

When Ellen Bogan was stopped on U.S. 27 by Indiana State Trooper Brian Hamilton on Aug. 9, he said it was because she made an illegal pass. Hamilto...

Deputy Made Sex Offenders Pose For Nude Photos: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

A sheriff's deputy in Texas, is facing charges of improper photography after allegedly making sex offenders pose for nude photographs. Chad Hightow...

Deputy Resigns After Sexual Assault Arrest

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy resigned Wednesday after two women said he sexually assaulted them at a Tulsa County home while he ...

Cops Hit Cyclist, Arrest Him As He's Dying: Witnesses

Newser.com | Posted 09.11.2014 | Crime
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Witnesses say Quebec City police trying to pull over a bicyclist for going the wrong way down a one-way street ended up hitting him with their car ins...

NM Sheriff Accused In 3rd Questionable Traffic Stop

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 11.10.2014 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff is facing a new federal indictment connected to an off-duty traffic stop that authorities say...

2 Florida Cops Tied To KKK: FBI

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Two police officers are no longer with the city department here after a law enforcement report tied them to the Ku Klux ...

Ex-Sheriff Gets Prison For Trading Meth For Sex

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 08.19.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge on Thursday sentenced a former Colorado sheriff to 15 months in prison for repeatedly violating his probation in a ...

INTERNAL AFFAIRS: Cops, Wives Charged In Alleged 'Swingers' Brawl

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.05.2014 | Crime

Two Denver police officers and their wives are being investigated for a "swingers'" brawl that allegedly took place at one of the cop's homes last mon...

Ohio Police Chief Dated Fugitive Drug Addict: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

A former Ohio police chief is facing 12 criminal charges for allegedly harboring a woman sought on drug charges -- and dating her in his spare time. ...

Cleveland Cops Indicted In Large Chase

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Six officers in Cleveland's troubled police department were indicted Friday in a November 2012 car chase that ended with two unarme...

5 Terrifying Ways Police Can Legally Screw You Over

Cracked | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weird News

In America, the courts have again and again given the police all sorts of leeway to royally screw up your life for almost no reason at all. It's just ...

Incognito Cop Allegedly Solicits Teen Boys On Facebook

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

A Florida police officer was arrested Tuesday night on allegations he posed as a teenaged girl on Facebook to get boys to send him sexy photographs. ...

3 Officers On Leave After OK Man Is Killed Outside Movie Theater

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three police officers are on administrative leave while officials investigate the death of a man outside an Oklahoma movie thea...

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CAUGHT ON TAPE: Cop Cuts Off Woman's Hair

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.06.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT -- Hours before a police officer allegedly struck Charda Gregory, restrained her and cut off her hair, the 22-year-old woke up at motel, surro...

'If I Knew That There Was Even One Child In That Vehicle'

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A fired New Mexico State Police officer says his heart sank when he learned after shooting at a fleeing minivan that there were fi...

Deputy Accused Of Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A deputy in Chattanooga, Tenn., has been charged with aggravated rape for allegedly forcing oral sex on a woman during a traffic stop. Willie Greer...

Mother Of 'Speed Freak Killers' Victim Accuses Sheriff Of Mishandling Remains

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in California is considering a lawsuit filed by the mother of a girl whose remains were found at the bottom of ...

'Detective Of The Year' Secretly Videotaped Stepdaughter Undressing

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A former "Detective of the Year" in Washington D.C. pleaded guilty to secretly taping his adult stepdaughter while she undressed. Metropolitan Poli...

Police Officer Accused Of Sexting 12-Year-Old Girl While Drunk

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A police officer in a northern Alaska village has been charged with soliciting a 12-year-old girl for sex via text at least 20 times during a 24-hour ...

Ex-officer Gets 7 Years For Fatal Shooting

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 12.20.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Phoenix police officer was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison on assault and manslaughter charges after the fatal 201...

Discredited Detective Won't Testify In Debra Milke Retrial

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — The case against a woman who spent more than two decades on Arizona's death row in the murder of her 4-year-old son was dealt a crush...

Ex-cop Charged In Deadly Shooting Testifies

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.09.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans police officer has testified at his retrial that he thought he saw a gun in the hand of the man he fatally s...

Officer Suspended For Shooting At Kid-filled Minivan

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 12.05.2013 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico State Police officer who fired at a minivan full of children during a chaotic traffic stop has been suspende...