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Police Pepper Spray, Arrest Father Of Dying Teen For Yelling At First Responders Who Allowed Her Body To Roll Off A Gurney As She Died

Police Pepper Spray, Arrest Father Of Dying Teen For Yelling At First Responders Who Allowed Her Body To Roll Off A Gurney As She Died

As his teenage daughter lay dying from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a Joplin, Mo., man and his son were pepper sprayed by local police and taken to jail, where they were handcuffed to a bench for being upset. The men now face charges of assault, disturbing the peace and obstruction related to that night.

Video Shows Cop Mowing Down Suspect With Patrol Car

Video Shows Cop Mowing Down Suspect With Patrol Car

Judge, jury and executioner were the roles played by one DeLand, Fla., police officer as a suspect fled on foot in May before being mowed down by a police cruiser.

Female DUI Suspect Gets Face Smashed By Cops For Moving Too Slowly

Female DUI Suspect Gets Face Smashed By Cops For Moving Too Slowly

Driving under the influence is a bad idea; we all know that. But it still isn’t an excuse for police officers to take judicial process into their own hands and issue a beat down of a suspect. Last month, a 5-foot, 6-inch mother of two weighing 130 pounds didn’t follow officers’ orders quickly enough to suit them. So they broke her face.

Is ‘Stop And Frisk’ Coming To Your Neighborhood?

Is ‘Stop And Frisk’ Coming To Your Neighborhood?

The contentious police-state tactic of officers stopping random pedestrians for warrantless pat downs is no longer a concern just for residents of New York City. The practice, it seems, is spreading to police departments throughout the Nation.

Texas Cops Subject Of Federal Police Brutality Suit

Texas Cops Subject Of Federal Police Brutality Suit

A Houston-area family has filed a Federal lawsuit against three Harris County, Texas, officers after a subpoena of video footage from a 2011 ordeal revealed the cops used excessive force against the family following a routine traffic stop.

Homeless? No Food For You!

In Raleigh, N.C., a nonprofit group was threatened with arrest last week if it went forward with its weekly plan to feed about 70 homeless people sausage biscuits and coffee at a downtown park.

The Rev. Hugh Hollowell of Love Wins Ministries wrote on his organization’s website that the ministry showed up at Moore Square to pass out food at 9 a.m., as it had done almost every Saturday and Sunday for the past six years. This time, officers from the Raleigh Police Department prevented it from handing out the food.

New Jersey AG’s Report: State Troopers Don’t Follow Own Rules

New Jersey AG’s Report: State Troopers Don’t Follow Own Rules

The office of acting New Jersey Attorney General John Jay Hoffman released a new report last month revealing that too many highway patrol officers in the Garden State break the department’s own rules, using excessive force during routine traffic stops, using motorists’ race as a determinant when bringing out police dogs and improperly searching vehicles.

Ever-Present Terror: School Has Bus Hijacking Drill, Doesn’t Tell Students

Ever-Present Terror: School Has Bus Hijacking Drill, Doesn’t Tell Students

A SWAT training exercise that took place in Rossford, Ohio, last week appears to be just the latest example of the state working to familiarize American citizens with terror and heavy-handed police-state response. Students on a bus en route to a local school were terrified when a man stood up and proceeded to hijack the vehicle.

<em>De Facto</em> Punishment For Graffiti Tagging Derelict Buildings In Miami Beach: Death

De Facto Punishment For Graffiti Tagging Derelict Buildings In Miami Beach: Death

A Miami Beach resident died last week after he ran from police, who’d caught him graffiti tagging an abandoned building and decided to put an end to the ensuing foot pursuit by shooting the offender in the chest with a Taser.

Predator Cop Gets State Sanction For Beating A Woman

Predator Cop Gets State Sanction For Beating A Woman

Pin a badge on a liar and a thug and what do you get? A liar and a thug with the ability to pummel a woman senseless with impunity. In other words, a Davenport, Iowa, LEO (legally entitled to oppress).

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