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Handcuffed Man Jumps from Orlando Balcony, Dies to Escape Arrest

October 16, 2014
The death will be investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement but according to Orlando police, Pugh and another man, 20-year-old Daivion Gregory-Osaghae, were involved in a hit-and-run crash just before 5 a.m. Wednesday.

New York Man Dies Following Violent Struggle with Police

September 22, 2014
A man has died following a struggle with six local and state officers, who deployed their ECW's to help arrest him.

DA to Take NYPD "Choke Hold" Case to Grand Jury

August 19, 2014
A grand jury will hear evidence in the death of Eric Garner, a man who died after being put in an apparent chokehold by a New York City police officer during an arrest, to determine whether charges are warranted, the Staten Island District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday, reports CBS New York.

NYPD Unions Fighting Back Against Critics

August 11, 2014
The city’s police are under attack, the NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association president said on Sunday. In a radio broadcast, SBA president Ed Mullins said city cops are now targeted by the media and "bottom-feeder politicians."

Video: Asthmatic Man Dies After NYPD Officer Uses Chokehold on Him

July 18, 2014
“I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” Eric Garner, 43, repeatedly screamed after at least five NYPD officers took him down in front of a Tompkinsville beauty supply store when he balked at being handcuffed.

Asthmatic Man Dies After NYPD Officer Uses Chokehold on Him

July 18, 2014

“I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” Eric Garner, 43, repeatedly screamed after at least five NYPD officers took him down in front of a Tompkinsville beauty supply store when he balked at being handcuffed. Read Full Story Here.

3 People Died While in Police Custody in California on Saturday

June 30, 2014
3 in-custody deaths were reported in Los Angles and Ventura Counties on Saturday.

TASER Case Could Get SCOTUS Review

May 19, 2014
A January 2008 in-custody death could get a SCOTUS review. This would be the court’s first look at police use of stun guns after turning away appeals from both recipients of the high-voltage shocks and from police officers.

Calif. Serial Murder Suspect Eats Ajax, Dies in Jail

December 2, 2013
Ocampo was accused of killing six people, including four homeless men, a woman and her son. He was scheduled to appear in court for a pre-trial hearing in January. He was arrested in January 2012 after a series of slayings in north Orange County and had set a personal goal of 16 killings.

S.C. Coroner Rules TASER Not Cause of Suspect's Death

October 17, 2013
Coroner Greg Shore said Brad Evans took amphetamines less than an hour before he died and that caused his heart's rhythm to become irregular during the chase. Shore said Evans, 31, had a history of heart problems and had heart surgery before the incident.

LAPD Officer Charged In Custody Death

October 10, 2013
A Los Angeles Police officer was charged with assault Thursday for allegedly kicking a woman seven times during an arrest that led to an in-custody death. Officer Mary O'Callaghan has been relieved of duty without pay.

Public Response to In-Custody Deaths

September 17, 2013

The chances of an in-custody death subsequent to police use of less-lethal weapons sparking a media firestorm in your city are ever growing. So it is imperative that your agency be prepared to respond to the public and media when an arrest-related death occurs.

Video: Phoenix Police Questioned After In-Custody Death

August 21, 2013
The family of a man who died after Phoenix Police arrested him at an apartment complex has questioned the tactics police used to take him into custody.

Phoenix Man Dies After Arrest

August 21, 2013

The family of a man who died after Phoenix Police arrested him at an apartment complex has questioned the tactics police used to take him into custody. Read the full story here.

Judge Sets Murder Trial for Fullerton Ex-Cops

June 10, 2013
The two former Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers charged in the in-custody death of schizophrenic transient Kelly Thomas will face charges together in a trial set to begin Oct. 18, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Friday.

No Federal Charges Stemming From Wis. In-Custody Death

May 28, 2013
Three Milwaukee police officers involved in the arrest of Derek Williams in July 2011 will not face federal criminal charges in connection with his death, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

Video: Combative Suspect Dies After Assaulting Calif. Officers

May 28, 2013
Sacramento (Calif.) Police officers used their batons on a combative suspect at a cellular phone store after the man scared workers and physically attacked and resisted arrest.

Inquest Jury: Charge 3 Wis. Cops In Custody Death

February 22, 2013
In a historic verdict, an inquest jury recommended Thursday that three Milwaukee Police officers be criminally charged in connection with the in-custody death of Derek Williams in July 2011.
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