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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.

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.
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