A cop who was filmed shooting an unarmed elderly man who was lying face down on the ground has been acquitted of murder. Officer Lisa Mearkle of the Hummelstown Borough Police Department in Pennsylvania was found not guilty of criminal homicide for the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick on February 2. She had attempted to pull Kassick over for[Read More...]
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Deaths in police custody are at their highest level for five years, it has been revealed. The figures from the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) show that 17 people died in or following detention by the police in 2014-15 – six more than during the previous year. The last time the figure was higher was in 2010-11 when it stood[Read More...]
A damning new report has helped to shed light on the corruption, racism and predatory sexual conduct endemic among Britain’s top cops. The report, commissioned by the College of Policing found that there was a widespread culture of police chiefs funding personal and private activities from taxpayer money, including gym membership, school fees, overseas travel, hospitality and executive cars. A[Read More...]
Jamaican woman sectioned for (correctly) claiming to be a businesswoman and saying Obama follows her on Twitter
A routine traffic stop turned into a nightmare for one woman in America who was locked up for 8 days in a psych ward and forcibly injected because police and then doctors did not believe she was a businesswoman. Jamaican-born Kam Brock, a 32-year old former City Banker was driving her BMW through Harlem last September when she was pulled[Read More...]