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Florida cops with ties to the KKK leave department

Two members of the Fruitland Park, Florida police department resigned amid allegations that they were associated with the Ku Klux Klan.  The allegations were contained in a confidential  FBI report provided to police Chief Terry Isaacs by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and led to the resignation of Deputy Chief David Borst and the dismissal of […]

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After 30 years, police torture victim still fighting for rights

30 years have passed since Chicago police officers tortured Darrell Cannon into falsely confessing to taking part in a murder, and he is still fighting the legal battle of his life. 

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Video: Family demands that cop who beat woman face charges

The family of a woman who was repeatedly punched in the face by an LAPD police officer is demanding the officer be charged. The California Highway Patrol said that it will carry out a full investigation after a video of one of its officers repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned down on the side of […]

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Video: ASU professor thrown to ground by cops for jaywalking

Audio of an Arizona State University professor being arrested by campus police was recently released. Dr. Ersula Ore was crossing the street when police officers stopped her for jaywalking. 

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Video shows police in Texas fatally shooting handcuffed man

A video of a man being shot to death by police as he sat in handcuffs has been released. An El Paso police officer pulled his Taser gun after drawing his handgun and fatally shot the man at the Downtown Jail last year.

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Police chief resigns with clean record despite use of racial slur

 A Georgia police chief resigned after being suspended for sending racist text messages to his officers. And he did it with a clean record. 

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Police officers in France under investigation for Blackface party

Several French police officers are being investigated for racism after allegedly hosting a hosting a “negro party.” Photographs of the officers in Blackface and with bananas surfaced on social network sites. In one of the images, an officer is seen sitting with bananas on his knees while scratching under his arms.

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Lawsuit: woman forced to strip naked, denied clothing for hours by police

A jail in New Albany, IN is facing a lawsuit after video surveillance of several police officers’ treatment of a woman in their custody was released. According to attorney Laura Landenwich, her client Tabitha Gentry was stripped naked and left for hours after Gentry was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement. Landenwich does not believe that Gentry’s experience […]

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Police indicted in shooting death of 2 unarmed suspects, 137 bullets fired

Six Cleveland Police officers were indicted Friday on charges related to a car chase that resulted in 137 bullets being fired into a car with 2 unarmed suspects in it. 

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In federal lawsuit, friends of Oscar Grant reach settlement

Five friends of a California man who was fatally shot by San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit police have reached a settlement. Jack Bryson Jr., Nigel Bryson, Michael Greer, Carlos Reyes and Fernando Anicete Jr. will split $175,000 as part of a settlement reached late last month against BART. 

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