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It’s bigger than Ferguson, a white cop kills a black person nearly twice a week in America

The following post was written by Jameson Parker. It originally appears on Addicting Info. By: Jameson Parker The fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is certainly egregious overstep of police force, but not necessarily out of the ordinary. Sadly, it’s a scenario that is […]

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The Jordan Miles Case: officers found not guilty of excessive force

A federal jury decided three officers who beat and wrongfully arrested 22-year-old Jordan Miles four years ago did not use excessive force. The unanimous verdict came after 10 days of testimony. 

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LA woman says she was brutalized by police officer in hospital, video posted to YouTube

A California college student has posted surveillance footage on YouTube of what appears to show her getting assaulted by a police officer.  Aloni Bonilla, a math major at Cal State Los Angeles, was pulled over by police in March of 2012 for suspicion of driving under the influence. After being escorted to the hospital for […]

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Update: Philadelphia DA to investigate stop-and-frisk injury claim

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said that his office would investigate 16-year-old Darrin Manning’s claim that a female police officer seriously injured his testicles during a stop-and-frisk. During a news conference on Thursday, Williams said, “when allegations are made about misconduct from a police officer, it erodes the public’s trust of law enforcement.”

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Caught on Camera: Michigan police beat, pepper spray & chop off weave of detained woman

  A Michigan police officer yanked a young mother’s head back and hacked off her hair while she was in custody. And it’s all been recorded on video. The incident, which took place at a Warren, Michigan jail was captured by surveillance cameras placed in the facility. 

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Woman says cops beat and tased 14-year-old son in face after shoplifting arrest

The mother of a 14-year-old boy who was arrested for shoplifting from a Pennsylvania Walmart is accusing the police of abusing the boy. Tullytown Police arrested Marissa Sargeant’s son for retail theft on Tuesday night. An adult relative was also taken into custody.

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15 Year-Old Honor Student Brittany Rowley Roughed Up by NYPD

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15 year-old honor student Brittany Rowley has put the NYPD back in the headlines after being “roughed up” by two of its officers in a case of mistaken identity. Her harrowing experience is just another example of the NYPD’s outrageous, overly-aggressive tactics in our communities.

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