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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.

Okla. Officer Elbows Detainee

July 16, 2012

The city of Owasso, Okla., is seeking to re-fire Lt. Mike Denton, whose earlier termination was overturned by an arbitrator. Lt. Denton was captured on video striking an intoxicated subject three times with his elbow. Read the full story here.

Video: Texas Teen In Police Beating Case Arrested Again

June 18, 2012
A teenage burglary suspect who accused four Houston Police officers of beating him during a 2010 burglary arrest allegedly committed another burglary less than two months after finishing probation.

Video: N.J. Admits Unreasonable Force On Disabled Man

June 4, 2012
The New Jersey State Police have acknowledged that troopers used unreasonable force on a mentally disabled man during a May 16, 2009 traffic stop.

N.J. Troopers Use Force On Disabled Man

June 4, 2012

The New Jersey State Police have acknowledged that troopers used unreasonable force on a mentally disabled James Bayliss during this May 16, 2009 traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Seattle Police Call DOJ Reform 'Wildly Unrealistic'

May 16, 2012
The Seattle Police Department is objecting to reforms proposed by the U.S. Department of Justice as wildly unrealistic and expensive, according to documents reviewed by the Associated Press.

Ex-Houston Cop Not Guilty of Beating Teen

May 16, 2012
A former Houston police officer was found not guilty Wednesday of official oppression in the videotaped beating of a 15-year-old burglary suspect, prompting an outraged response from black community leaders.

New Video of Fullerton Beating Shown In Court

May 9, 2012
The new video, which comes from a bus depot camera, shows the initial confrontation, as Officers Manuel Ramos, Joseph Wolfe, and Jay Cicinelli approach Kelly Thomas.

Houston Chief Testifies Against Former Officer

May 8, 2012
Houston's police chief testified Tuesday that he was "very disturbed" by videotape showing one of his officers accused of beating a teenage burglary suspect.

Calif. Officers Face Hearing In Death of Homeless Man

May 7, 2012
The two Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers charged in the fatal beating of a homeless man will face a preliminary hearing today where a judge will determine if there's enough evidence to proceed with a trial.

Teen Testifies: Police Beat Him, He Passed Out

May 4, 2012
A teenager testified Thursday that he was trying to surrender to Houston police officers when they repeatedly kicked and hit him, causing him to briefly lose consciousness, during his 2010 arrest on suspicion of burglary.

Video: Feds Probe Conn. Cop for Brutality

April 25, 2012
A hospital security videotape shows a Meriden (Conn.) Police Department officer, under federal investigation for police brutality, throwing several punches at a man already on the ground and then shocking him with a TASER while another officer holds the man down.

Conn. Officer Probed In Arrest

April 25, 2012

A hospital security videotape shows a Meriden (Conn.) Police officer throwing several punches at a man already on the ground. Read the full story here.

Ga. Chief Indicted for Assaulting Detainee

March 19, 2012
A grand jury in Macon, Ga., has indicted Omega Police Chief Walter Young for physically abusing a man in custody, the Department of Justice has announced.

Report: Calif. Police Didn't Intend To Deceive Public In Homeless Man's Death

February 22, 2012
The Fullerton (Calif.) Police Department didn't deliberately release false information of an old booking photo of a homeless, mentally ill man who died after he was beaten by officers last year, according to an independent monitor.
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