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Police Deny Excessive Force Claim by Ferguson Shooting Suspect's Lawyer

March 17, 2015
In addition, Christmas said the officers hit by gunfire were shot by accident, but would not say how he knows that if Williams was not the shooter. He said Williams did not fire a gun that night.

Pennsylvania Officer Fired, Charged with Beating 2 Suspects

March 17, 2015
Six months later, the officer reportedly beat another suspect — this one handcuffed — at the end of a police pursuit, court records show. That man, suspected of driving a stolen car Dec. 18, suffered a head wound that needed staples to close, authorities said.

Florida Agency Releases Video of Controversial Use of Force After Pursuit That Critically Injured Officer

February 26, 2015

Officer Williams' spine was broken in two places and his face was disfigured.  Chief Katz said Williams is still in pain and undergoing physical therapy. He said Williams is working to return to full duty. More Here.

Video: Florida Agency Releases Video of Controversial Use of Force After Pursuit That Critically Injured Officer

February 26, 2015
Officer Williams' spine was broken in two places and his face was disfigured. Chief Katz said Williams is still in pain and undergoing physical therapy. He said Williams is working to return to full duty.

Video: Alabama Governor Apologizes to India for Police Force Incident that Injured Indian Citizen

February 19, 2015
Gov. Robert Bentley also ordered the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to launch a parallel investigation — the Federal Bureau of Investigation has already started its own probe — into the "excessive force" that left Sureshbhai Patel, 57, partially paralyzed.

Alabama Governor Apologizes to India for Police Force Incident that Injured Indian Citizen

February 19, 2015

Gov. Robert Bentley also ordered the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to launch a parallel investigation — the Federal Bureau of Investigation has already started its own probe — into the "excessive force" that left Sureshbhai Patel, 57, partially paralyzed. More Here.

DOJ to Investigate Baltimore PD Over Brutality Charges

October 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice will conduct a civil rights investigation into allegations of brutality and misconduct by the Baltimore Police Department, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Friday.

Woman Gets $1.5 Million from California Highway Patrol, Trooper Resigns

September 25, 2014

A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement reached Wednesday night, and the officer has agreed to resign. More Here.

Video: Woman Gets $1.5 Million from California Highway Patrol, Trooper Resigns

September 25, 2014
A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement reached Wednesday night, and the officer has agreed to resign.

Man Sues Baltimore PD for $35 Million Over Use of Force

September 16, 2014

A Baltimore City man is seeking $35 million after he says a police officer beat him up on June 15 for no reason at all. More Here.

Video: Man Sues Baltimore PD for $35 Million Over Use of Force

September 16, 2014
A Baltimore City man is seeking $35 million after he says a police officer beat him up on June 15 for no reason at all.

Video: Campus Police Accused of Excessive Force in Professor's Arrest

June 30, 2014
An Arizona State University Police officer is shown struggling to arrest a professor on a Tempe, Arizona, street. The ASU professor arrested by campus police last month is now accusing the officer of excessive force.

Campus Police Accused of Excessive Force in Professor's Arrest

June 30, 2014

Arizona State University Police is shown struggling to arrest a professor on a Tempe, Arizona street. the ASU professor arrested by campus police last month is now accusing the officer of excessive force. Read Full Story Here

DOJ Report Accuses Albuquerque PD of Excessive Force

April 10, 2014
The Department of Justice has found the Albuquerque Police Department has established a pattern and practice in the use of excessive and fatal force that violates the Constitutional rights of those shot or harmed by police officers.

UCLA Police Clear Officers of Excessive Force

February 4, 2014
The UCLA Police Department has cleared two officers accused by an African American judge of using excessive force after stopping him for not wearing a seat belt.

Chief: Officer Justified in Throwing 70-Year-Old to Pavement

December 16, 2013
Glynn County, Ga., police officer Kevin Jones acted reasonably Dec. 5 when he threw a 70-year-old woman to the pavement on St. Simons Island and has been returned to full duties, county Police Chief Matt Doering says.

Oakland Pays Occupy Protesters $693K to Settle Excessive Force Claims

December 12, 2013
The payouts come less than six months after the city approved $2 million in settlements to resolve lawsuits accusing police of mistreating protesters at Occupy and BART demonstrations.

Video: Judge Claims UCLA Police Used Excessive Force on Him

November 26, 2013
UCLA is conducting an internal investigation into allegations by an African American judge that excessive force was used by campus police officers when they stopped him on suspicion of not wearing a seat belt.

Judge Claims UCLA Police Used Excessive Force on Him

November 26, 2013

UCLA is conducting an internal investigation into allegations by an African American judge that excessive force was used by campus police officers when they stopped him on suspicion of not wearing a seat belt. Read Full Story Here.

Video: N.J. Man Sues Over K-9 Arrest

October 2, 2013
A New Jersey man arrested by a K-9 unit outside a casino in June is claiming Atlantic City (N.J.) Police officers used excessive force.
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