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Texas Woman Accuses Cop of Excessive Force

June 17, 2013
Vanessa Aguilar is seeking unspecified damages in a lawsuit that accuses Officer Juan Rangel of grabbing her by the neck, slamming her to the ground and punching her before attempting to place her in handcuffs.

Former Houston Cop Convicted In Teen's Beating

June 12, 2013
A former Houston police officer was convicted Wednesday for his role in the 2010 beating of a teenage burglary suspect that was caught on surveillance video. A six-person jury convicted Drew Ryser of official oppression, a misdemeanor.

Video: Tenn. Officers Disciplined for Rough Arrest

June 12, 2013
Three Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Department officers resigned and four others face disciplinary measures stemming from the rough arrest of a mentally ill homeless man in February.

Rough Arrest In Knoxville

June 12, 2013

Three Knoxville (Tenn.) PD officers resigned and four others face discipline for the rough arrest of a mentally ill homeless man on Feb. 9. Warning: Video contains graphic content. Read the full story here.

Video: Texas Cops Fired for Excessive Force

June 3, 2013
Two Jasper (Texas) Police officers have been fired by the City Council for allegedly using excessive force on a 25-year-old woman while processing her at the local jail.

Texas Cops Fired for Excessive Force

June 3, 2013

Two Jasper (Texas) Police officers have been fired by the City Council for allegedly using exessive force on a 25-year-old woman in the station. Read the story here.

Calif. Sheriff Asks FBI To Probe Death

May 15, 2013
Kern County (Calif.) Sheriff Donny Youngblood has asked the FBI to investigate the death of a man who was repeatedly struck by deputies' batons.

Video: Calif. Sheriff Accused of Excessive Force, Cover-up

May 14, 2013
The Kern County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department is fending off accusations its deputies fatally beat a suspect with batons as he lay on the pavement.

Plainclothes La. Troopers Tackle Teens

April 18, 2013

Nine plainclothes Louisiana State Police troopers have been exonerated for tackling two black teenagers in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Read the full story here.

Video: Ore. Lt. Backs Officers In Rough Arrest

April 11, 2013
In the letter to Jason Cox, Lt. Chris Davis said Portland Police Bureau officers were within policy when they used a TASER and punches to subdue him in June of 2011.

Video: Neb. Cop Investigated for T-Stop Takedown

March 27, 2013
An Omaha (Neb.) Police officer now faces an internal investigation for wrestling a subject to the ground in an incident that was recorded by the man's relatives.

Neb. Cop's T-Stop Takedown

March 27, 2013

An Omaha (Neb.) Police officer was captured on cell-phone video taking down a 28-year-old man who was having his car towed. The agency has launched an investigation into the incident. Read the full story here.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Cop Fractured Woman's Face

March 18, 2013
A woman has accused a Chicago cop of fracturing her face by pressing his fist against her nose for three to five minutes and threatening to "push (her) nose through (her) brain."

N.M. Cop Personally Liable In Killing of Iraq War Vet

March 18, 2013
A Bernalillo County, N.M., jury awarded $10.3 million to the family of an Iraq War veteran who was shot and killed by an Albuquerque Police officer during a 2010 standoff.

Former Texas Cop Punched Handcuffed Subject

March 8, 2013
A former Laredo (Texas) Police officer pleaded guilty today to violating the civil rights of an arrestee, when he struck a suspect he had handcuffed in the back of a patrol car.

Federal Judge Takes Over Oakland Police Department

December 14, 2012
A federal judge has placed Oakland Police Department reform efforts under his direct control, citing nearly a decade of inadequate attempts to comply with a legal settlement in a case that unmasked systemic police brutality and racial profiling.

Video: Suspect Claims Excessive Force by S.C. Deputies

December 11, 2012
A 19-year-old man has accused three Charleston County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputies of using excessive force during a Nov. 11 traffic stop.

Rough Arrest In S.C.

December 11, 2012

A suspect has sued three Charleston County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputies, claiming they used excessive force on him during a Nov. 11 traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Video: Suspect Claims Seattle Cop Choked Him

November 29, 2012
The attorney of a hit-and-run suspect claims a Seattle Police officer used excessive force on his client during a rough arrest in early October.

Rough Arrest In Seattle

November 29, 2012

Seattle Police officers arrested a hit-and-run suspect, who now claims one of the officers choked him during the rough arrest. Read the full story here.

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