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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.

Federal Civil Rights Probe Targets Albuquerque PD

November 27, 2012
The Department of Justice launched a civil rights probe of the Albuquerque (N.M.) Police Department Tuesday focusing on officers' use of force.

LAPD Chief Seeks To Fire 4 Cops In TASER Incident

November 19, 2012
Four Los Angeles police officers are under scrutiny after one TASERed a handcuffed woman while joking with others at the scene, according to interviews and law enforcement records.

Video: Burglary Suspect Pinned by Cruiser at Pa. University

November 19, 2012
A 44-year-old man plans to sue Drexel University and its campus police force for seriously injuring him with a police car during a pursuit last year. Video footage shows a Drexel police officer pinning Johnson against a wall with his patrol car.

Univ. Cop's Cruiser Pins Burglary Suspect

November 19, 2012
A 44-year-old man plans to sue Drexel University and its campus police force for seriously injuring him with a police car during a pursuit last year. Read the full story here.

Wash. Officer Gets 4-Year Sentence In Man's Death

November 16, 2012
A judge sentenced a Spokane (Wash.) Police officer to more than four years in prison on Thursday for using excessive force on a disabled janitor.
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