Topics :: police brutality

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Man Sues Evanston Police Over Violent Arrest Caught on Video

Jan 20
A black man in Illinois is suing police after he says he was falsely and violently arrested. The 2015 encounter in Evanston was captured on several cameras.

Protests Over Video of Texas Officer Wrestling Woman

Dec 24
A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer is on restricted duty after a confrontation with a mother who had called police for help.

Bill Would Make Videotaping Police a Crime if Too Close

By Bob Christie | Jan 9
An Arizona lawmaker wants to bar the public from videotaping law enforcement officers from close-range, saying groups that rush in to film police interactions are routinely endangering officers by distracting them

Charges Dropped Against Student Arrested While Taping Police

By Frank Eltman | Nov 23
Criminal charges were dropped Friday against a suburban New York college student arrested while taking a video of two friends being arrested.

Student Takedown Investigated After Allegations of Excessive Force

Oct 17
Amateur video shows a school resource officer slamming a 14-year-old to the ground.

Southern California Woman Alleges Excessive Police Force

By Elliot Spagat | Oct 7
A Southern California woman is suing the city of Carlsbad, alleging that police in the San Diego suburb unjustly beat her after she was pulled over for a seat-belt violation.

Maryland AG Issues Guidance Against Police Profiling

By John Riley | Aug 29
After months of protest over police brutality and issues surrounding racial profiling, Maryland is issuing guidance to law enforcement officers about the acceptability of the practice.

Denver Cops Kill Queer Latina; Activists Storm Conference Till Mayor Cancels

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
In retaliation for the killing of a queer Latina by Denver police last week, activists stormed an LGBT conference, causing the mayor to cancel his planned address.

Advocates Look to ICE to Address Violence Against LGBTs In Immigration

By EDGE | Jan 16
LGBT advocates look to Sarah SaldaƱa, the next head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to use her authority to address the increasing crisis of physical and sexual violence against LGBT and HIV-positive immigrants.

Protesters March with Message Against Excessive Force

Dec 15
In Washington, protesters marched down Pennsylvania Avenue with the families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Families who lost loved ones at the hands of police led the Millions March in New York City.

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