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Conn. Cops Kick Prone Suspect

January 28, 2013

Three Bridgeport (Conn.) Police officers have been moved to desk jobs after a video surfaced showing them kicking a suspect after a foot pursuit. A witness posted video of the May, 20, 2011, incident to YouTube earlier this month. Read the full story here.

Video: Las Vegas Cop Won't Face Charges In Vet's Shooting

December 20, 2012
A Clark County, Nev., grand jury decided not to indict a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer in the late-2011 shooting of a disabled veteran who rammed cruisers at an apartment building.

Video: Utah Pursuit Ends In Gunfire

December 18, 2012
A Morgan County (Utah) Sheriff's deputy who pursued the driver of a GMC truck for a broken headlight fired at the female driver when she lurched her vehicle toward him.

LAPD Officer Shoots Suspect who Swung 2-by-4

December 3, 2012
A Los Angeles Police officer shot and injured a 19-year-old burglary suspect who swung a 2-by-4 board at officers who confronted him Saturday night.

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.

Video: Okla. Cop Suspended for TASERing Drunk Woman

September 11, 2012
A McAlestar (Okla.) Police officer remains on active duty but can no longer use his TASER, after he used the less-lethal weapon on an intoxicated, handcuffed woman who spit on him.

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.

Video: Ala. Cop Fired for Conduct at T-Stop

July 24, 2012
The Huntsville, Ala., City Council will decide whether to reinstate an officer fired, in part, for pulling a speed violator out of her vehicle and arresting her.

Force at Ala. T-Stop

July 24, 2012

The Huntsville (Ala.) Police Department has fired Officer Phillip Lee, in part, for his conduct during this traffic stop on Dec. 13, 2011. Officer Lee pulled a speed violator out of her car. Read the full story here.

Report Addresses Public Perceptions of Police Use of Force

June 29, 2012
The use of force by law enforcement officers has continuously been a controversial topic, often resulting in false perceptions by the public, particularly the concern that police use force at a relatively high level.

Video: Neb. Cop Exonerated In Hospital Arrest

June 8, 2012
One of the two Omaha (Neb.) Police Department officers fired over a forceful arrest outside Creighton University Medical Center in May of 2011 has been reinstated by an arbitrator.

Video: Philly Cops Use Force at Accident Scene

June 8, 2012
The Philadelphia Police Department launched an internal investigation into a forceful arrest captured by two witnesses that shows four officers detaining an 18-year-old.

Officers Swarm Suspect Outside Hospital

June 8, 2012

One of the two Omaha (Neb.) Police officers fired over this forceful arrest outside of Creighton University Medical Center in May of 2011 has been reinstated by an abitrator. Read the full story here.

Forceful Arrest In Philly

June 8, 2012

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating the forceful arrest by four officers of an 18-year-old who allegedly resisted arrest, reports NBC 10. Read the full story here.

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.

Video: N.J. Cop Interrupts 'Excessive Force'

April 30, 2012
A Bogota (N.J.) Police officer is now under disciplinary review for interfering with two Richfield Park officers attempting to detain the emotionally disturbed son of a city councilwoman.

N.J. Cop Interrupts 'Excessive Force'

April 30, 2012

A Bogota (N.J.) Police officer is facing discplinary review for interrupting a Ridgefield police sergeant's attempt to detain an emotionally disturbed man. Officer Regina Tasca said she intervened to stop excessive force.

Seattle Announces Police Reforms

March 30, 2012
Pre-empting a meeting with Department of Justice officials, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn on Thursday proposed a series of police reforms in response to a damning federal report that came after several high-profile incidents involving minorities.

Video: R.I. Cop Gets Probation In Kicking Incident

March 19, 2012
A former Lincoln (R.I.) Police Department officer received a suspended sentence with 10 years probation for kicking a disorderly woman in the head outside a casino in 2009.

Ohio Police Department Shuts Down

March 12, 2012
City administrators shut down the Mount Sterling (Ohio) Police Department, after an officer used a TASER on a 9-year-old boy earlier this month. The incident apparently began when the boy refused to go to school.
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