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 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
"Some more people to keep in mind, yet still only a small percentage of the unarmed Americans of color killed over the past two years by people sworn to protect them. No justice. No peace. No racist police." Carson Ellis
The Police Told Her To Report Her Rape, Then Arrested Her For Lying --- Lara McLeod never wanted to report her rape... Joaquin warned Lara not to tell anyone... but she broke down and told her parents the next day. They rushed out the door in a panic to pick up Hera [Lara's sister] and the baby... later that evening, she got a call from a police officer... [who] told her that she needed to come to the station immediately for a formal interview...