Post Tagged with: "police brutality"

Deaths in custody at an all-time high

Deaths in custody at an all-time high

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…]

LAPD police filmed fist bumping each other after beating a handcuffed nurse

LAPD police filmed fist bumping each other after beating a handcuffed nurse

Police in LAPD were filmed laughing and fist bumping each other after brutally beating a handcuffed nurse, it has been reported. Several Los Angeles police officers are under investigation after the incident was captured on camera. The video shows the officers pushing her into a squad car, then giving congratulatory fist bumps to each other. Michelle Jordan, a 34-year-old mother[Read More…]

Police beat unconscious man before encouraging their dog to maul him, witnesses claim

Police beat unconscious man before encouraging their dog to maul him, witnesses claim

Philadelphia police repeatedly punched and stomped on a handcuffed and unconscious man and then allowed a police dog to maul his face, witnesses have reported. Phillip White, of Cumberland County NJ, was arrested at a home in Grape Street when witnesses say the officers proceeded to beat him brutally after he was already restrained and on the ground. After this[Read More…]

Widespread misconduct among top police officers unveiled in damning new report

Widespread misconduct among top police officers unveiled in damning new report

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…]

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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…]