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Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 11:51AM

The CHP officer caught pummeling Pinnock with punches used excessive force, the lawsuit claims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Marlene Pinnock's Freeway Beating Revives Talk of Officers' Responsibilities

Marlene Pinnock’s Freeway Beating Revives Talk of Officers’ Responsibilities

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2014, 2:44PM

Cops aren’t social workers, but they are first responders.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Family Plans Lawsuit After CHP Officer's Violent Freeway Beating of a Black Woman

Family Plans Lawsuit After CHP Officer’s Violent Freeway Beating of a Black Woman

by Julianne Hing on July 7 2014, 3:01PM

The family of Marlene Pinnock is demanding answers and legal justice after a California highway patrol officer beat her on a Los Angeles freeway

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

When Police Kill, Should They Judge Themselves?

When Police Kill, Should They Judge Themselves?

by Carla Murphy on April 24 2014, 12:15PM

Wisc. first in the nation to say, no

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Chicana College Student Claims Police Assaulted Her in Hospital

Chicana College Student Claims Police Assaulted Her in Hospital

by Jamilah King on February 11 2014, 4:44PM

And she’s got the video evidence to prove it.

Topics: /NOW

After Toddler Thug Video, Federal Lawsuit Draws More Attention to Omaha Police

After Toddler Thug Video, Federal Lawsuit Draws More Attention to Omaha Police

by Carla Murphy on January 10 2014, 10:05AM

Federal lawsuit filed by the ACLU this Monday alleges excessive force against OPD

Topics: Blogs List, Criminal Justice, /NOW

Omaha Police Union Posts Online Video of Swearing African-American Toddler

Omaha Police Union Posts Online Video of Swearing African-American Toddler

by Carla Murphy on January 9 2014, 11:19AM

Toddler and three other children taken into child protective custody for “safety concerns.”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

SF 'Batkid' Festivities Turn Violent When Cops Attack Black Cyclist

SF ‘Batkid’ Festivities Turn Violent When Cops Attack Black Cyclist

by Jamilah King on November 19 2013, 10:21AM

D’Paris “DJ” Williams was beaten and arrested following Batkid festivities.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rapper Jasiri X's New Video 'Crooked Cops' Takes Aim at Police Brutality

Rapper Jasiri X’s New Video ‘Crooked Cops’ Takes Aim at Police Brutality

by Jamilah King on October 23 2013, 10:48AM

Dedicated to a crooked cop near you.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

by Aura Bogado on October 18 2013, 4:20PM

Baca may have to pay up to $100,000.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech Was Also About Police Brutality

MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech Was Also About Police Brutality

by Aura Bogado on August 20 2013, 2:41PM

Copyright restrictions have made it so that you likely haven’t watched the speech in its entirety.

Topics: March on Washington, /NOW

Reading Rainbow Host LeVar Burton's New Lesson: How Not to Get Shot by the Cops

Reading Rainbow Host LeVar Burton’s New Lesson: How Not to Get Shot by the Cops

by Jamilah King on July 2 2013, 9:27AM

So he shared his strategy with the world.

Topics: /NOW

Seattle Police Chief Retires Amidst Scrutiny Over Officers' Brutality

Seattle Police Chief Retires Amidst Scrutiny Over Officers’ Brutality

by Julianne Hing on April 9 2013, 11:27AM

Seattle will get a new police chief, but it’s still got plenty of problems it needs to work out.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Philly Cop Appears to Punch Woman at Puerto Rican Day Parade

Philly Cop Appears to Punch Woman at Puerto Rican Day Parade

by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 11:29AM

But what’s clear from the 36 second video is that a woman jumping around celebrating (by spraying silly string) ends up with a busted lip after an officer throws her down on the floor.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Punches Mentally Ill Woman [Video]

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Punches Mentally Ill Woman [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2012, 3:20PM

A woman, who witnesses say was not being combative, was punched in the face by a Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputy.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

San Francisco Cops Caught on Tape Shooting Man in Wheelchair

San Francisco Cops Caught on Tape Shooting Man in Wheelchair

by Jamilah King on January 6 2011, 11:21AM

After two police shootings in as many weeks, department brass hope Tasers can salvage city morale.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Johannes Mehserle Speaks

Johannes Mehserle Speaks

by Julianne Hing on October 29 2010, 5:02PM

Emotions build as the former BART cop awaits sentencing next week.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Oscar Grant Trial

Man L.A. Cops Shot in Head Was Unarmed, Witness Says

Man L.A. Cops Shot in Head Was Unarmed, Witness Says

by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 6:31PM

The L.A. Weekly reports that a witness saw no knife on the Guatemalan immigrant.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Protests, Outrage After LAPD Kills Guatemalan Father of Three

Protests, Outrage After LAPD Kills Guatemalan Father of Three

by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 9:57AM

Man was reportedly shot twice in the head by an officer.

Topics: Criminal Justice

No Hate Crime Charges for Seattle PD's Beating Caught On Camera

No Hate Crime Charges for Seattle PD’s Beating Caught On Camera

by Julianne Hing on September 3 2010, 5:21PM

The prosecuting attorney apparently doesn’t think racial profiling precipitates hate crimes.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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