If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
A video that surfaced on YouTube over the weekend shows a handcuffed man being slapped and kicked by Buffalo PD officers. One officer has already been suspended; five others are under investigation. Read Full Story Here.
The video shows a deadly confrontation between Bureau of Land Management rangers, a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper, and a man who had reportedly been attempting to flag down motorcyclists near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Read Full Story Here.
Portland (Ore.) PD police are seen firing multiple TASER shots at a 47-year-old man who was spotted shoplifting and then grabbed knives from a display rack in an aisle of a Whole Foods Store. Read the full story here.
The Citizens Empowerment Act is an attempt to thwart criminal investigations by launching them into the court of YouTube. It would require federal officers to serve written notice to people under investigation that they are entitled to record interviews with the officers.
Footage from a neighbor's surveillance camera appears to show a Dallas PD officer shooting an unarmed, stationary mentally ill man. The officer had said the man advanced toward him while raising a knife.
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A female NYPD officer is facing a civilian complain for telling an ice cream vendor to "blow me" during an argument in front of the Herald Square Macy's. Read the full story here.
A bystander captured raw cell-phone footage of a U.S. Capitol Police officer striking a barrier near Capitol Hill during the deadly Oct. 3 pursuit. Read the full story here.
Oakland Police officers TASERed a fan at the Athletics' playoff game on Friday, when the fan attacked officers after his wife was ejected. Read the full story here.
Video shot by a bystander shows officers firing at a black sedan during a wild pursuit that began at the White House and ended with the suspect's death at Capitol Hill. Read the full story here.
If you aren't speaking and behaving at all times in public the way you want to appear when you're uploaded on YouTube, you could have some unpleasant surprises in store.
A Washington Township (Ohio) Police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he stopped a family and the vehicle stop escalated. Read the full story here. Editor's note: PoliceMag.com does not endorse titles of YouTube videos.
Several bystanders pulled a Wilson's Mills (N.C.) Police officer from his smoldering patrol car to safety after he crashed into a ditch. Read the full story here.
Several Long Beach (Calif.) Police officers now face an internal investigation for using batons and a TASER on a man laying on his back near a city intersection. Read the full story here. Editor's note: Police Magazine doesn't endorse the title of this YouTube video.