Post by Kiri Blakeley. A mother is suing the Commack, New York police department for not arresting her son. While most moms would be furious if their precious sons got arrested, Kathi Fedden wishes her son had been -- because he was drunk, high, and speeding when cops caught up to him in July of 2013. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Police Department is getting ready to deploy 7,000 body cameras. That's (mostly) good news. Body cams have the potential to deter bad behavior both by cops and by those they interact with. It's not a complete fix for police misconduct but it's far better than allowing things to continue to run as they have for so many years. Show More Summary
After two rival demonstrations converged near New York City Hall Friday afternoon—one supporting the New York Police Department and the other opposing police brutality—some anti-police protesters continued their march throughout Manhattan,...Show More Summary
Eli Sanders Some have questioned the scale of police response to recent protests. Here, officers guard SPD headquarters as protesters arrive on Dec. 6. Council Member Kshama Sawant has questions for the Seattle Police Department. Among...Show More Summary
If the talking heads over on Faux "news" want to take up for the New York City Police Department in the wake of these protests going on in their city and across the country, they could find a better spokesperson than ex-con Bernard Kerik,...Show More Summary
Ansel Herz On December 8, a senior photographer for the Seattle Police Department snapped pictures of a small crowd of peaceful protesters. The previous week, protest organizers at U-Village said they felt unsettled by men who they believed were undercover police taking their photographs. Show More Summary
The New York Police Department has updated its patrol guide to officially recognize the city's upcoming municipal ID card. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement Friday with police Commissioner... To view the full story, click the title link.
In the last two months, the Austin Police Department has lost three officers for varying amounts of time due to sexism-related incidents. First, in October, officers Mark Lyttle and Michael Castillo were caught on dashboard video joking about rape victims, leading to their suspensions last month. Show More Summary
They don’t give a f about us NYPD Cop Caught On Camera Punching 12-Year-Old Child Via RawStory A plainclothes New York Police Department officer is being investigated by Internal Affairs after a video in which he rushes up and attac...
A plainclothes New York Police Department officer is being investigated by Internal Affairs after a video in which he rushes up and attacks a teen surfaced, the Daily News reports. In the video, three uniformed officers can be seen subduing the suspect while another uniformed officer supervises...
New York Police Department’s internal affairs is investigating this incident. “Hey! Hey! Hey!” one woman is heard yelling. “Stop it! Get off of him!”Another woman can be heard identifying herself as a lawyer and saying the suspect is only 12 years old. “I can’t believe he just did that after everything that’s happened,” she said, [...]
With the country still on it's heels from the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of white police officers, video has surfaced of a reported, 12-year-old boy being punched by a New York Police Department plainclothes officer as three uniformed cops attempt to arrest him, New York Daily News reports.
This program only lasted about five days, so I didn't have time to write about it before it was canceled for being dumb. But it was sufficiently dumb that I'm still going to write about it. On December 5, Wisconsin... Related...Show More Summary
One person suffered serious injuries Thursday afternoon in a stabbing across the street from Kansas City, Kan., police headquarters.
Presciently arriving at a time when tumultuous relations between U.S. police departments and communities of color have spawned a movement that proclaims “Black Lives Matter,” Nick Broomfield’s documentary “Tales of the Grim Sleeper”Show More Summary
Los Angeles Police Department clerk Demeturius Matthews took a full year off for an on-the-job injury after she banged her elbow into a metal filing cabinet. She didn't break any bones, city records show, but a chiropractor declared her temporarily disabled.
The reason: a bevy of protests against police departments....
The Jessica Chambers burning case has left many wanting answers. The police department has been unable to get any solid leads claiming no one is talking in the tight knit community. However, a number of self-proclaimed “Anonymous” hackers and social media investigators are taking the case into their own hands. Show More Summary
Dear Chief Lopez: Protesters Are Not The Problem by Lamont Lilly | @LamontLilly | NewBlackMan (in Exile) According to Chief Jose Lopez of the Durham Police Department, “outside agitators” have now penetrated Durham’s local protest and social justice movement. Show More Summary
Cops believe Carlen Higgs was high on PCP when he walked into Upper Darby Police Department's HQ in West Chester Pike Sunday.