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French police accused of systematic violence against refugees

French police accused of systematic violence against refugees

French police have been accused of more than 1,000 human rights violations against refugees, it has been reported. Four humanitarian organisations published a report called ‘Police Violence in Calais: Abusive and Illegal Practices by Law Enforcement officers’, says that 972 incidents were recorded over the space of a year by aid workers who formed a human rights monitoring team. One[Read More…]

Indiana Cop comforts a kid in the most awesome way

Indiana Cop comforts a kid in the most awesome way

Sometimes a little understanding can go a long, long way. Officer Precious Corner-Jones is a 40-year-old mother-of-three and a member of the Indiana State Police. While attending a “high-five” rally at Indianapolis Public School 88, Corner-Jones noticed a young boy with a sad look on his face. Suddenly, he crumbled to the ground before having a meltdown. She spotted his[Read More…]

Daniel Shaver was fatally shot dead by police

Unarmed father shot by police

An unarmed father has been filmed begging for his life, just moments before he was shot by police in Texas. The officer in question was later identified as Philip ‘Mitch’ Brailsford and has since been terminated from Mesa Police Department and charged with second-degree murder after fatally shooting Daniel Shaver. The Mesa Police Department released information from its investigation of[Read More…]

Police rules allow phones to be seized if officers are filmed during arrest

Police rules allow phones to be seized if officers are filmed during arrest

Police have warned that they will seize the phones of bystanders if they attempt to film the police while they are on duty. Officers have been instructed to look out for members of the public trying to video them when they attend 999 calls. The move follows claims that some bystanders are using the images to “intimidate police officers” during[Read More…]

The incident is alleged to have taken place at the Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine

French police officers charged with gang-rape

Officers at the centre of a rape scandal in France are set to undergo DNA testing, it has been revealed. Two policemen are already facing charges after a Canadian tourist reported being attacked at the police headquarters on Quai des Orfèvres. About 100 officers and staff at Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine are to be DNA tested this week[Read More…]