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It looked as though he was trying to put the gun on the ground.
The Chattanooga Police Department is at the center of another excessive force lawsuit.
Police Sicced a Dog on a Surrendering Man. Will the Supreme Court Review the Doctrine That Gave Them Immunity?
The ACLU wants the Supreme Court to revisit the notorious qualified immunity doctrine.
In a now-deleted Facebook post, Loudoun County deputies brag about a drug bust, get dragged, and likely don't learn any lessons.
A review of 70 studies shows only limited benefits.
One doesn't need a predictive-policing program to realize that police officers who have been convicted of serious crimes ought not to be trusted with a badge.
This Man Didn’t Kill Anyone. Texas Plans To Execute Him Tonight Anyway. (UPDATE: Supreme Court Blocks Execution)
Texas' law of parties is to blame.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Superintendent Still Think Jussie Smollett Is Guilty—and Are Furious He’s Going Free
"Where is the accountability in the system?"
The FBI is still investigating, however.
When an aunt asked to see a search warrant, she says she was handcuffed.
The Elkhart Police Department has had several misconduct issues throughout the years.
How does shooting teachers with pellet guns make anyone safer?
More than 30 organizations are reviewing thousands of newly released documents about bad cop behavior
It's encouraging to see police stand up for inmates' rights.
Rudeness Isn’t Illegal Says Sixth Circuit, In Case of Flipped-Off Cop Who Issued Ticket: Reason Roundup
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Arkansas joinsÂ three other states in requiring police secure a conviction before they can seize a person's property.
Watch N.J. Cop Throw Motionless Man to the Ground Before Dragging and Hitting Him: ‘Get the Fuck Up’
The man wasn't moving, and didn't appear to pose any threat.
Authorities wouldn't say whether the charges related to Donna Dalton, who was shot to death by Mitchell last August.
Spoiler alert: They didn't find any.
A law that forced open decades of secret information about law enforcement behavior is slowly being implemented.
County officials say the Lancaster County district attorney's use of $20,000 in funds intended for drug enforcement to lease an SUV is "improper."
NYPD Banned Street Parking for Department Flag Football Championship, Says It ‘Relocated’ Violators’ Cars
"This is a special event. This was the flag football championship," said NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill
Police allegedly shoved a photographer to the ground with a baton as well.
After police killed an unarmed man in a backyard in Sacramento, outrage led to greater transparency about officer conduct.
Demetria Brown was handcuffed for helping police.
Gary Steele made a woman with expired plates walk in below-freezing temperatures. Then he pulled his phone out.
Xavier Becerra conceals bad behavior by cops in his state, and even threatens journalists attempting to expose them.
Reports show Michigan police seize cash and cars from hundreds of people who are never convicted of a crime. Momentum is building to stop it.
Why did the pension board go along with the scam? Probably because its members are current officers and retirees.
AZ Marshal Threatens Preteen Reporter with Juvie, Reportedly Says: ‘I Don’t Want to Hear About Any of That Freedom of the Press Stuff’
Posting a recording of the interaction to the internet would be illegal, the marshal said.
But what she did wasn't actually illegal.
The NYPD's largest union was dealt a defeat in its attempt to make body cam footage confidential, but it says it might appeal.
The mass shooting became a story about gun control. But it's also a story of incomprehensible government failure.