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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.

Video: LAPD Captain Demoted for Rough Arrest

August 30, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has demoted a commanding officer for his handling of the rough arrest of a 34-year-old nurse in a Del Taco parking lot in Tujunga.

Rough LAPD Arrest of Nurse

August 30, 2012

Surveillance video from a Del Taco shows two LAPD officers arresting Michelle Jordan, a 34-year-old nurse, in Tujunga. The video shows the officers slamming the handcuffed woman to the ground twice. Read the full story here.

Skateboarder Claims Excessive Force By LAPD

August 21, 2012
A 20-year-old Venice skateboarder and his family are accusing Los Angeles police of using unnecessary force after a video shows him pinned to the ground and an officer punching him in the face.

Video: Fla. Cop Fired Over Traffic Stop

August 21, 2012
A Pensacola (Fla.) Police officer has been fired for allegedly using excessive force on a hit-and-run suspect at a traffic stop earlier this month.

Fla. Cop Fired Over Traffic Stop

August 21, 2012

Pensacola (Fla.) Police Officer Christopher Geraci was fired by his chief for allegedly using excessive force on a hit-and-run suspect during this traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Accused Seattle Cop Gets Retraining, No Pay Loss

August 15, 2012
The Seattle Police officer who stepped on the head of a handcuffed man after a fight outside a Ballard nightclub used excessive force, but Chief John Diaz has decided to withhold imposing a 10-day suspension, provided the officer keeps out of trouble.

Video: Seattle Cop Under Fire for Heated Confrontation

August 6, 2012
The Seattle Police Department is investigating one of its veteran officers, after a YouTube video showed him using physical force on a subject after responding to a disturbance in South Seattle.

Ga. Chief Convicted of Abusing Detainee

August 2, 2012
A federal jury convicted a former Georgia police chief Thursday of abusing a pre-trial detainee. The 54-year-old Walter Young, the former chief of the Omega Police Department, now faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Founder of Anti-Police Website Faces Prison

July 31, 2012
The founder of the anti-law enforcement Website CopBlock.org has been indicted on three felony wiretapping counts relating to a viral video report he published alleging excessive force.

Seattle, Feds Agree On Police Reform

July 30, 2012
Seattle officials agreed to an independent monitor and court oversight of the city's police department as part of an agreement announced Friday with the Justice Department following a damning report that found officers routinely used excessive force.

Video: Fired, Rehired Okla. Cop May Be Fired Again

July 16, 2012
The city of Owasso, Okla., is seeking to re-fire Lt. Mike Denton, whose earlier termination for excessive force was overturned by an arbitrator.
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