Police Brutality

White Dover cop seen kicking black suspect Lateef Dickerson in face (Photo Credit: Dover PD)

Dashcam Video Shows Lateef Dickerson Kicked in Face by Dover Cop

Dover cop Thomas Webster caught on dashcam kicking black suspect Lateef Dickerson in face Dover Corporal Thomas Webster was arrested after a grand jury indictment for second-degree assault of Lateef Dickerson in 2013. He was placed on unpaid leave following the indictment. The American Civil Liberties Union sued Webster and the […]

by · May 8, 2015 · Police Brutality
Albuquerque Cop Cedric Greer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Suspect After Turning Off Body Cam

Albuquerque Cop Cedric Greer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Suspect After Turning Off Body Cam

Albuquerque police officer Cedric Greer was arrested on Friday following an investigation that showed he turned off his body camera before allegedly beating a suspect, KOB4 reports. Greer is facing misdemeanor aggravated battery charges after witnesses said he repeatedly punched the suspect, who was not resisting arrest during the encounter, Raw Story […]

by · April 26, 2015 · Police Brutality
2 Albuquerque Officers Accused of Killing James Boyd to Face Charges

2 Albuquerque Officers Accused of Killing James Boyd to Face Charges

Lawyers say two Albuquerque police officers, accused of killing a homeless man, James Boyd, last March, will face criminal charges. KRQE reported that multiple sources confirmed Sunday that District Attorney Kari Brandenburg planned to file charges against Dominique Perez, a SWAT officer, and former detective Keith Sandy, who retired from […]

by · January 12, 2015 · Police Brutality
NYPD Cop John McDevitt Suspended for Repeatedly Punching Teen Being Handcuffed

NYPD Cop John McDevitt Suspended for Repeatedly Punching Teen Being Handcuffed

NYPD Officer John McDevitt has been identified as the cop seen on a video running up and punching an assault suspect after the teen was handcuffed against a squad car and surrounded by other officers. McDevitt is an anti-crime officer at the 7th precinct on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Three […]

by · December 20, 2014 · Police Brutality
SC Trooper Sean Groubert Arrested for Shooting Levar Edward Jones Over Seatbelt Violation

SC Trooper Sean Groubert Arrested for Shooting Levar Edward Jones Over Seatbelt Violation

South Carolina Lance Cpl. Sean Groubert was arrested after a dash-cam video shows him shooting unarmed Levar Edward Jones over a seatbelt violation. Groubert is facing assault and battery charges, which could carry a 20-year prison sentence. The shooting happened in the parking lot of a Circle K on Broad […]

by · September 25, 2014 · Police Brutality
Baltimore City Cop Vincent Cosom on Leave Following Abuse Claim by Kollin Truss

Baltimore City Cop Vincent Cosom on Leave Following Abuse Claim by Kollin Truss

Baltimore City police officer Vincent Cosom has been placed on administrative leave one day after Kollin Truss accused him of police brutality that was captured on a police surveillance camera. Kollin Truss was arrested following a June 15 assault of his then-girlfriend, Stephanie Coleman, which led to an altercation with Officer […]

by · September 16, 2014 · Police Brutality
5 Florida Prison Employees Arrested for ‘Takedown’ of Inmate Jeremiah Tatum

5 Florida Prison Employees Arrested for ‘Takedown’ of Inmate Jeremiah Tatum

The Florida Department of Corrections has fired five of its staff members and arrested them on charges of felony battery on an inmate, who was identified as 31-year-od Jeremiah Tatum. The arrested officers have been identified as William Finch, Sgt. James Perkins, Sgt. Robert Miller, Sgt. Christopher Christmas and Sgt. […]

by · September 11, 2014 · Police Brutality
Unarmed Black Man, Ezell Ford, Shot and Killed by LAPD Officers

Unarmed Black Man, Ezell Ford, Shot and Killed by LAPD Officers

The Los Angeles Police Department is under fire for the murder of an unarmed black man in South LA on Monday. Ezell Ford was shot three times while lying on the ground and complying with officers, his mother, Tritobia Ford, said. The news release from the LAPD said the police […]

DeKalb County Deputies Under Fire for Barging into Home of Natania Griffin Over $1,000 Fine

DeKalb County Deputies Under Fire for Barging into Home of Natania Griffin Over $1,000 Fine

DeKalb County, GA, sheriff’s deputies are under fire after they barged into the Ellenwood home of Natania Griffin, July 26, threatening to taser and ‘cane’ the mother and her two sons over a $1,000 fine. Griffin was arrested on a civil warrant. WSBTV obtained the recording of the frantic 911 […]

Samuel L. Jackson Tweets ‘Open Season’ on Young Black Men in Ramarley Graham Case

Samuel L. Jackson Tweets ‘Open Season’ on Young Black Men in Ramarley Graham Case

Actor Samuel L. Jackson warns that it’s ‘open season’ on young black men and the right wing freak-out of sorts has started. This is in regards to yet another case in which a black teen was gunned down. Ramarley Graham was killed by a white cop, Richard Haste, in the […]