Post Tagged with: "police brutality"

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…]

Lisa Mearkle

Video shows cop repeatedly shooting unarmed man in the head

 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…]

Deputy William Strong was the man who ordered the illegal and sexually intrusive search

Texas woman subjected to cavity search by police officers in car park

A Texas woman claims she was strip-searched and forced to submit to a cavity search at a gas station parking lot in full view of passers by. Charneshia Corley, 21, was pulled over for allegedly rolling through a stop sign near the corner of Ella and Barren Springs in June. What was reported to have happened next is like something[Read More…]

Australian woman forcibly strip searched and paraded naked by police

Australian woman forcibly strip searched and paraded naked by police

  An Australian woman was forcibly strip-searched by both male and female police officers and then paraded naked around the police station, it has been revealed. Joanne Martin had tried to to help her boyfriend during a fight with a group of people in Northbridge in Western Australia, when she was arrested by the police for disorderly behaviour. Despite the[Read More…]