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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.

Texas Woman Sues Cops After Breast Implant Burst

November 5, 2012
Rebecca Van Hooser said the officer threw her against her car when he arrested her during a traffic stop in Pantego.

Milwaukee Cops Now Required To Stop Excessive Force

October 30, 2012
Milwaukee police officers would be required to intervene if they see one of their colleagues using excessive force, according to a new policy expected to be approved by the city's Fire and Police Commission this week.

Philly Commish Dismisses Lt. In Punch Video

October 4, 2012
The Philadelphia Police lieutenant who was captured on cellphone video punching a parade-goer in the face will be fired, Commissioner Charles Ramsey said Wednesday.

Forceful Arrest of Intoxicated Brothers

September 27, 2012

Two brothers claim Tukwila (Wash.) Police officers used excessive force when taking them into custody during a traffic stop. Officers have said the men, who were intoxicated at the time, resisted arrest. Read the full story here.

Video: Utah Troopers Sued Over Swallowed Evidence Arrest

September 4, 2012
A Utah private investigator has sued four Utah Highway Patrol troopers, claiming they used excessive force on him at a traffic stop after he swallowed a prescription pill.

Man Swallows Evidence In Utah

September 4, 2012

A Utah private investigator is suing the Utah Highway Patrol, claiming four troopers used excessive force on him after he swallowed prescription medication. Read the full story here.

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