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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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14-year-old arrested, allegedly tossed through glass window

A Bronx family is demanding answers after 14-year-old Javier Payne was shoved through a glass window during an encounter with police. The teen ended up in Jacobi Medical Center’s intensive care unit as a result of the incident. 

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Black, Hispanic students arrested after race-based fight

Police arrested six students at Streamwood High School on Tuesday, after a race-related fight broke out among them. No one was seriously injured, but one student did have a bloody lip. 

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Mothers of children killed by cops call for closer look at death of Ramarley Graham

In 2012, 18-year-old Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by NYPD officer Richard Haste inside of his home in the Bronx. He was unarmed, and the officer was not indicted. This past Friday, mothers who lost children to police gathered for a Mother’s Day Rally urging the Justice Department to take a closer look at […]

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Committee reviews arrest of 9-year-old girl in Portland

The arrest of a 9-year-old girl in Portland last year has prompted a committee to review the case. The girl was handcuffed and taken to a police station without a parent or guardian after being questioned by police about a fight. 

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93-year-old woman shot dead by police

A 93-year-old woman was shot to death by a Texas police officer on Tuesday evening. According to the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office, police responded to a 911 call about a lady waving a gun around. 

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Video: four Berkeley cops deployed, black man arrested for jaywalking

A video showing an altercation between at least four members of the Berkeley Police and a group of black men and women is making its way around the internet. The 7 minute video shows police detaining a man for what appears to be jaywalking. Tensions escalate, and and another young lady who the recorder refers […]

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Woman says she was assaulted by BART officers on train

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Nubia Bowe says a train ride home on the BART March 21 was the worse night of her life.  The night ended with her being accused by police of intimidating a witness and her friends being handcuffed for dancing on the Los Angeles train system. The teen now faces four misdemeanors and was kicked out […]

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