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Henry Davis Wins Appeal Against Ferguson Cops Who Beat Him; Can Now Sue for Excessive Force

The Ferguson cops charged Henry Davis with destruction of property because he bled on their uniforms when they beat him.

Then, as if fearing it might be outdone in ridiculousness, a federal district court ruled that Davis could not sue the cops for violating his Fourth Amendment rights because they had not injured him badly enough as he lay handcuffed on the jailhouse floor, a working man  751 more words


Civil Service Says Denver Officer Fired For Excessive Force Should Get Job Back

DENVER (CBS4) – A ruling by a Civil Service commission says a Denver police officer who was involved in an excessive force case should get his job back along with back pay. 154 more words


Confusing FDoC press release - was there an arrest, or not?

If Phillip Alderman looks like a kid to you, it’s because he is a kid – he’ll turn 19 next month. He was apparently gassed, dragged and thrown by corrections officer Adrian Hill without provocation, for which Hill was terminated by the Florida Department of Corrections. 565 more words

NYPD Reviewing Video Showing Cops Punching Man During Arrest At Brooklyn Target

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is reviewing a video posted to YouTube that shows the arrest of a man who allegedly refused to leave a Target store in Brooklyn over the weekend. 151 more words


Police pepper spray Black Lives Matter protesters near Cleveland State University

Police officials in Cleveland say they were in process of removing a “drunk” 14-year-old from a bus to take him to a police station.

That’s when they say they were confronted by protesters, … 455 more words