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.
Rochester (N.Y.) Police officers arrest a woman who resists while yelling, "I'm pregnant." One officer punches the woman in the head. Read the full story here.
Video captured by onlookers shows a suicidal man hanging from a freeway overpass sign near Fresno TASERed by CHP officers. Read the full story here.
The family of a man who died after Phoenix Police arrested him at an apartment complex has questioned the tactics police used to take him into custody. Read the full story here.
A Virginia teenager said he understands it was a mistake when a Virginia State Police trooper accidentally struck him while he was skateboarding. He even hung on to his bagel. Read the full story here.
A Santa Ana (Calif.) Police officer now faces an investigation for fatally shooting a homeless man at a shopping center on Tuesday. Read the full story here.
Video shot from a neighbor's balcony shows the Hialeah Police Department's SWAT team entering an apartment to rescue two hostages from an active shooter who had killed six people. Read the full story here.
The Detroit Police Department has opened an investigation into the arrest of a Detroit Free-Press photographer by a plainclothes officer during an arrest on a public street. Read the full story here.