U.S. taxpayers have been paying for training that encourages aggressive policing.
William Fambrough supported the "wrong" mayoral candidate, so East Cleveland law enforcement destroyed his van and hit him with petty prosecutions.
Officers attempted to cover up a man’s deadly beating by saying he died in a crash. How many other similar incidents have there been?
The Supreme Court continues to shield federal officers who are accused of violating constitutional rights.
This Man Says He Spent 17 Days in Jail After American Airlines Wrongly Fingered Him As a Shoplifting Suspect
Michael Lowe is suing the company in Texas, saying its negligence led to a life-changing ordeal.
Uvalde Cops Reportedly Tried To Silence the Mom Who Rescued Her Kids and Criticized the Police Response
"She was holding back from sharing her story until now."
The change represents a substantial reversal of civil forfeiture reforms aimed at protecting innocent property owners.
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SCOTUS Lets Tony Timpa's Family Pursue Claims Against Cops Who Killed Him While Supposedly Trying To Help Him
The lawsuit over Timpa's deadly prone restraint, initially blocked by qualified immunity, was revived by the 5th Circuit.
Jerry Rogers Jr. complained that police hadn't solved a murder yet—and found himself in a jail cell.
Michigan Couple Says Town Seized Their Building and Offered To Return It if They Bought Two Cars for Police
"Extortion, there's no other way to explain it," the couple's attorney says.
He Was Sentenced to Death After Law Enforcement Fabricated Evidence. A Federal Court Says He Can Sue.
A conservative judge expressed skepticism at the panel's conclusion before issuing a strong rebuke of prosecutorial immunity.
Sheriff Agrees To Stop Stealing Cannabis Cash From Armored Cars, Saying His Deputies 'Are Not Highway Robbers'
The settlement came after the Justice Department agreed to return more than $1 million in proceeds from state-licensed marijuana businesses in California.
A recent court decision has reinvigorated the debate around just how specific the accused has to be in asking to speak with an attorney.
There is some confusion over what the response should be, but there is broad agreement that the officer acted inappropriately.
A judge's blistering dissent is a reminder that this issue does not have to be a partisan one.
France's Authoritarian Establishment Faces Off Against the Even Uglier Authoritarianism of the Far Right
French President Emmanuel Macron is authoritarian-light. Candidate Marine Le Pen is worse.
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The Feds Will Return More Than $1 Million in Marijuana Money That California Cops Stole From Armored Cars
Empyreal Logistics agreed to drop its claims against the Justice Department, but it is still suing San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus.
A Santa Ana police officer is the latest official to use YouTube's copyright infringement algorithm as a means to evade accountability.
The agency’s tactics doomed the prosecution of defendants who allegedly planned to kidnap Michigan's governor.
Two Cops Will Not Face Discipline For Pushing a 75-Year-Old to the Ground. You Can Thank the Police Union.
The ordeal highlights how collective bargaining in the public sphere has stacked almost every factor against alleged victims of police misconduct.
Texas Prosecutors Blatantly Ignored the Law When They Charged a Woman With Murder 'by a Self-Induced Abortion'
As Starr County District Attorney Gocha Allen Ramirez belatedly conceded, that charge is explicitly prohibited by the Texas Penal Code.
After Rochester police took her cash, Cristal Starling found out just how hard it is to challenge civil asset forfeiture in court.
The previous standard barring such lawsuits made “little sense," wrote Justice Brett Kavanaugh for the majority.
"This is gonna be so fun," one officer says.
A Federal Judge Says a Victim of Retaliatory Prosecution Can Sue a Cop Who Treated Criticism As a Crime
An Arkansas police officer used trumped-up charges to punish a man who criticized him for violating the Constitution.
The police officers who allegedly framed William Virgil were denied qualified immunity. But they're still trying to delay a trial.
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The officer used a "pain compliance maneuver" to force information from the boy's sister, who was recording the encounter.
Bradley Brock says his dog Moose was walking toward a police officer wagging its tail when the officer gunned his pet down.
Mariah Herefored says police in Hemet, California, smacked cell phone cameras out of her and her mother's hands and violently arrested them.
Man Suffers Heart Attack, Dies, After Being Cuffed For Cussing at Officer and Trying to Shut his Door
Cops in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, were searching for a theft suspect on the property who was not there when they arrested William Walls and caused his death.
Prosecutor Extorts $300,000 Out of Alleged Drug Dealer by Threatening His Entire Family With Charges
Patrick Card's story is a case study in how the state uses civil forfeiture to try to coerce plea bargains.
A Jury Concludes That Blindly Firing 10 Rounds Into Breonna Taylor's Apartment Was Not 'Wanton Endangerment'
Brett Hankison's acquittal shows how difficult it is to hold cops accountable for abusing their power.