Exclusive: Cops Turn Off Body Cams Before Killing Man – Witnesses Watch them Plant Gun, Drugs. Columbus, MS – On the night of October 16, Ricky Ball, 26, was shot and killed by officers of the Columbus Police Department (CPD).
Beyond this fact, the official story is hotly disputed by family and community members, who say that one cop had it out for Ricky and maliciously ended his life that night. There are several questionable circumstances surrounding the case, which is now in the hands of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and the FBI. Thengine comments on Appeals court upholds immunity for Florida deputies who banged on wrong door at 2am without announcing and shot dead innocent man that answered door with a gun.
Unarmed marijuana dealer shot in face and killed by cop who won’t face charges. Derek Cruice was a kind and loving young man who was murdered in cold blood by state agents because he allegedly sold a plant that is legal in five states.
In March, a heavily militarized police SWAT team, knowing that Cruice had never been convicted of a crime, descended on his home on Maybrook Drive in Deltona. Police did not knock. Instead, they used a battering ram to bust down the door, sending multiple heavily armed storm troopers into the house. Friends who were inside the home explained that police fired their weapons without hesitation. Agawam woman accidentally shot in face by police files $1.5 million suit in federal court. SPRINGFIELD - Britteney Miles, a pregnant mother of two who was accidentally shot in the face by a former Agawam police officer in 2012, is suing police and the town for $1.5 million in federal court.
The complaint, filed April 29, names former officer Danielle Petrangelo, the town, Police Chief Eric Gillis, and two unnamed officers. It alleges police engaged in a cover-up to justify Petrangelo drawing her gun when they received a 911 call for a possible break-in at the Elizabeth Manor Apartments on May 5, 2012. Miles, then 21, went to open the door for police while holding her young daughter in her arms when Petrangelo's gun accidentally went off, according to accounts of the incident. "Britteney Miles noticed the officer outside her apartment and went to her front door with her daughter in her arms ...
Officer Petrangelo knocked on same with her foot while holding her service revolver at chest level, pointed at the door. Californian Cops prevent paramedics coming to ill man who subsequently dies. (Liveleak - worth watching the whole video) : Bad_Cop_No_Donut. Hibbel comments on Man cooked to death in scalding shower as punishment by prison guards. Texas TV station called 'unethical' by police for showing shooting video - Sep. 1, 2015. "Broadcasting a man's death for $100 has sparked threats to our deputies' lives," the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet that urged people to call the TV station and complain.
At the same time, some viewers are thanking the San Antonio station for its action and wondering why the video wasn't published sooner. The video shows Gilbert Flores being shot and killed by police officers who responded to a domestic disturbance call coming from his home last Friday. According to the authorities, Flores resisted arrest and nonlethal techniques were used before guns were drawn. KSAT, a CNN affiliate, said it received the video from a witness, Michael Thomas, who recorded it from a distance.
The station's managers initially decided not to show the moment of the shooting. Death of Henry Glover. Henry Glover was an African American resident of New Orleans, Louisiana whose charred body was found in a destroyed Chevrolet Malibu on September 2, 2005, parked on a Mississippi River levee.
Five current and former officers of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) were charged with Glover's death. First to be charged was former NOPD police officer David Warren, a rookie at the time, who was convicted and sentenced to 25 years and 9 months in prison for shooting and killing Glover. Former NOPD police officer Greg McRae was convicted of obstructing justice and other charges in the burning of Glover's body and was sentenced to 17 years and 3 months in prison. NOPD Lt. Dwayne Scheuermann is charged with assaulting civilians who came to Glover's aid, as well as obstructing a federal investigation through the burning of Glover's body in a 2000 Chevy Malibu. Danziger Bridge shootings. The Danziger Bridge shootings were police shootings that took place on September 4, 2005, at the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Six days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, members of the New Orleans Police Department killed two civilians: 17-year-old James Brissette and 40-year-old Ronald Madison. Four other civilians were wounded. All of the victims were African-American. None were armed or had committed any crime. Madison, a mentally disabled man, was shot in the back. Lawsuit: Katrina Pets Executed. South Carolina city hires PR firm to handle refusing media request for information and video showing police shooting Zach Taylor in back, releases doctored personnel file of shooter to the press : Bad_Cop_No_Donut. Whistleblower Michigan Cop Files Suit Over Allegations of Fellow Cops Having Sex With Teen Ride-Along.
A popular Michigan police officer is suing his chief, claiming he was demoted for questioning the mishandling of an investigation about two fellow officers who allegedly had sex with a 16-year-old runaway girl.
Saline police officer Don Lupi had “expressed concerns to persons in city government about two fellow officers allegedly having sexual relations with a minor female who was known to the department as a runaway (and would accompany officers on ‘ride-alongs), and her friend,” the lawsuit states. Lupi, an 18-year veteran of the department, spending 13 years as a detective, faced severe backlash after reporting the misconduct, especially since one of the parties was a sergeant and therefore his superior. Comrade_Beric comments on “This means war.” — Geneva Reed-Veal, Sandra Bland’s mother. People of Seattle Shell Out $2 Million Because “We Are The Police” June 30, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — The city of Seattle, Washington has decided to settle an excessive force lawsuit for $1.975 million to the plaintiff, Nathaniel Caylor, and which cost the city an additional $524,000 in defense costs.
This is believed to be the largest settlement Seattle has ever made. So what happened? In 2009, Caylor’s girlfriend and the mother of his then 20-month old child died suddenly, and like anyone, Caylor was despondent. When Caylor would not answer the phone, the child’s aunt called the police to check on him. Cops Refuse to Stop Chase Plowing Over Multiple Children, Killing Them During Neighborhood Pursuit. “Officers must place the protection of human life above all other considerations.”
Detroit, MI — Or so says the official policy of the Detroit Police Department. Yet, on Wednesday, Detroit police continued a high-speed chase into a busy neighborhood, resulting in two small children being killed and others injured. Brother and sister Michaelangelo and Makiah Jackson, ages 6 and 3 respectively, were playing in front of their home when a police car appeared, chasing what appeared to be a red Challenger. According to eyewitnesses, the police car bumped the Challenger, and the car “flew up in the air.”
Witnesses heard tire squeals, as if the car was attempting to stop, but by then it was going too fast and had lost control and hit the two small children, killing them instantly. A friend of the family described the horrible scene: Santa Ana pot shop raid sparks investigation. Shocking new video shows unarmed Utah man was listening to headphones when killed by police. ImPinkSnail comments on A Police Story Unravels: How Did the NYPD Break an NBA Player’s Leg? A Police Story Unravels: How Did the NYPD Break an NBA Player’s Leg? Share New York City police officers on patrol in Brooklyn.
(Reuters/Eric Thayer) At the risk of stating the utterly obvious, most black men and women who suffer physical violence at the hands of the police aren’t millionaires. They don’t have lawyers on speed dial and lack the resources of a well-funded union leaping to their defense. But most black men and women aren’t NBA players. Already, the gap between the initial police accounts—reprinted as objective narration by some media outlets—and the version that’s coming to light, should be giving NYPD Commissioner William Bratton night sweats.
Yet facts are stubborn things, and the most stubborn fact that makes this story feel like fantasy is that the arrest took place well over 40 yards away from the stabbing. WATCH: All hell breaks loose when bystanders stop NY cop from arresting girl who argued with him. A New York City police officer thought better of arresting a 14-year-old girl who argued with him when spectators jumped to her defense, getting between the cop and young woman. According to the Free Thought Project and the Copwatch Patrol Unit who posted the video on their Facebook page, police were responding to a report that a child had pushed a button on a police call box in the West Harlem neighborhood. One officer questions two young females after dragging them over by his car by their arms.
After releasing both girls and climbing back into his car, a passing woman instructs one of the girls to get the officer’s badge number and full name. While asking the officer for the information, telling him he had no right to manhandle her, the enraged officer leaps out of his car and attempts to grab her again. Father of Four Claims Santa Monica Police Made "Rough" Arrest. A man says he was at a charging station at a park when police confronted him and threw him to the ground when he questioned why they were singling him out as the park was still open. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2015.
(Published Friday, May 8, 2015) A man filed a claim against Santa Monica on Friday accusing police of using excessive force during a recent arrest that was recorded on video by a bystander who heard the scuffle and became concerned. In cellphone video shot April 21 Justin Palmer can be heard yelling at Santa Monica police who have him handcuffed on the ground at Virginia Avenue Park.
A former Santa Monica city councilman is speaking out after a man accused police of using excessive force during a recent arrest. 2 dead, 9 wounded in Empire State Building shootings, police say. A disgruntled former apparel designer was killed Friday morning in a hail of police gunfire in front of the Empire State Building after he shot and killed a co-worker and engaged in a gunbattle with two officers, authorities said. Police officers fired a total of 16 rounds; one officer shot nine while another one shot seven, the New York Police Department said. An investigation is under way, authorities said. The violence erupted just as visitors began to queue up to ascend the famous New York skyscraper in one of Manhattan's busiest neighborhoods. Good Samaritan Reports Cop for Assaulting a Woman, He’s the Beaten and Arrested for It. When Andrew Mossberg witnessed a large man assaulting a young woman in South Beach, he never thought that calling the police would get him beaten and arrested.
However, Mossberg didn’t know that the man conducting the assault was a Miami Beach cop. Det. Philippe Archer was working an undercover narcotics operation on June 26, 2013 when he responded to a call about 29-year-old Megan Adamescu, who was allegedly drunk and passed out in the lobby of the South Bay Club. As Archer tried to remove the young woman from the lobby, their altercation spilled out into the street.
DEA agents jail student 5 days with no food, water; get slap on wrist. Man sues West Jordan police; K-9 cop attacked his face during tree-burning incident (with video) Freddie Gray not the first to come out of Baltimore police van with serious injuries. Undue force - Sun Investigates - The Baltimore Sun. The Sun’s findings include only lawsuits that have been settled or decided in court; dozens of similar cases are still pending. The city has faced 317 lawsuits over police conduct since 2011 — and recently budgeted an additional $4.2 million for legal fees, judgments and lawsuits, a $2.5 million increase from fiscal 2014.
“This is not something I take lightly,” Rawlings-Blake said. “I’ve worked hard, very hard, to have a dialogue with the community about how do we build trust and send the message that law enforcement that acts outside of the law will not be tolerated.” Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, who took over in late 2012, has publicly vowed to eliminate misconduct among the city’s 2,800 officers. Lloyd Fox Deputy Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez leads the bureau tasked with keeping police officers accountable. Cops Charge Man With “Destruction of Police Property” for Bleeding on Their Uniforms After They Beat Him. Florida middle schooler arrested, charged with hacking cybercrimes. A Grand Jury Did Indict One Person Involved In Eric Garner's Killing. Cleveland cop Michael Brelo claims he can't remember firing last 15 shots during November 2012 incident.
Informer, not neighbor complaints, led up to fatal Tampa pot raid. Scenes from a militarized America: Iowa family ‘terrorized’ Six Officers Seen Taking Girl to “Jail” Roughly, the Next Morning They Tell Her Family that “She Died,” No Explanation. Child Services Still Hounding Couple Who Let Their Kids Play Outside. Mom Arrested After Asking Police to Talk to Young Son About Stealing: Suit - Morrisania. Virginia school suspends an 11-year-old for one year over a leaf that wasn’t marijuana. Woman Held For 8 Days In Psych Ward For Saying Obama Follows Her On Twitter… Even Though He Does : nottheonion.