Baltimore Death Shines Light On Brutal Police "Rough Rides"
Baltimore Death Shines Light On Brutal Police “Rough Rides”. Baltimore’s police department is not the first to get in trouble for roughing up suspects in the back of a van. An age-old tactic comes under fresh scrutiny.
Walking in Ferguson: If you're black, it's often against the law
Walking in Ferguson: If you're black, it's often against the law Among the civil-rights violations alleged in a scathing Justice Department report on police in this St. Louis suburb, is one that African American residents say has long plagued them: “Manner of walking along roadway.” http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-walking-black-ferguson-police-justice-report-20150305-story.html
Police crowd-control tactics have changed dramatically since Kent State protests
Police crowd-control tactics have changed dramatically since Kent State protests: In a notorious incident captured by TV cameras, Miami lawyer Elizabeth Ritter, wearing heels and a business suit, cowered under her hand-lettered sign reading "Fear Totalitarianism" as a riot-clad officer shot her in the forehead with a rubber bullet. "I don't know who got her, but it went through the sign and hit her smack dab in the head," Broward County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Michael Kallman chortled in a…
California police officers taser innocent deaf man
Cops tasered deaf man and knock him unconscious while he was attempting to use sign language --- A new lawsuit accuses the Hawthorne Police Department of beating Jonathan Meister as he tried to tell them he was deaf during a confrontation in Feburary 2013