Topics :: police misconduct

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Police Protests Draw Old, Young, White and Black

By Adam Geller | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
Across the country, protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers have turned out in recent days, many in cities far removed from where the most highly publicized cases have played out.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 27, 2014
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Lebanese Police Use Banned Anal Exam to 'Test' Homosexuality

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
The Lebanese police are reportedly still using a "test" for homosexuality banned in 2012 that involves an anal exam deemed to be "torture" by the nation's Order of Physicians.

Use of Force During Gay Pride Arrest Investigated

By Joe Mandak | Monday Jun 16, 2014
A Pittsburgh police officer has been put on desk duty after video surfaced showing him punching a woman at the city’s gay pride parade and festival.

RI Police Officer Convicted in Lesbian Rape Case

By Eric Tucker | Friday Apr 16, 2010
A Providence police officer was convicted Thursday of raping a woman in a police substation while on duty three years ago.

Ft. Lauderdale Gay Cop Accused of Forcing Sex on Illegal Aliens

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Aug 5, 2009
A Broward Sheriff’s deputy who was named a 2008 Employee of the Year now stands accused of sexually abusing a number of undocumented immigrants.

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