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(To paraphrase George Costanza’s assessment of his understanding of women, I probably know less about American race relations than…anyone on the planet.  1,066 more words

Civil Rights

Former Atlanta Police Sargent Trevor King Convicted On Federal Charges of Using Excessive Force

On October 13, 2014, a Walmart customer in Atlanta, Georgia was attacked by a security guard, accused of shoplifting.  The security officer was 48-year old, off-duty Atlanta police Sargent Trevor King. 603 more words


Cop Broke Innocent Shopper's Leg over a Tomato, Filed a False Report

By Melina Delkic On 12/9/17 at 11:25 AM

An off-duty police sergeant in Atlanta, Georgia was trying to stop a shoplifter at his local Walmart one afternoon in October 2014. 473 more words

Police Misconduct

Graphic Body Cam Footage Shows Tased Suspect's Deadly Altercation With Police

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — On the heels of a scathing report on its use of excessive force, an Orange County police department is facing further criticism following the release of graphic footage showing a suspect’s altercation with officers that would result in the man’s death. 360 more words


Former Butler Co. Police Chief, Township Named In Federal Excessive Force Lawsuit

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LANCASTER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A federal lawsuit has been filed against a former local police chief and the township where he worked. 315 more words


ACLU Report: Anaheim PD Uses Excessive Force

ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — There’s a pattern and practice of excessive and deadly force used by the Anaheim Police Department.

So deadly, according to a new report… 332 more words


Former Pittsburgh Police Sergeant Sentenced To 27 Months In Prison

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A former Pittsburgh police sergeant will spend 27 months in prison for a fight with a fan outside Heinz Field two years ago. 326 more words