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Police spark outrage over taser death

Police spark outrage over taser death

Police have come under fire for tasering a man following a dispute with his neighbour. Factory worker Jordan Begley, 23, who had a suspected heart defect, was hit with a charge from the 50,000-volt stun gun after officers were called to deal with a row at his home last month. Minutes after officers from Greater Manchester Police arrived, Mr Begley[Read More…]

‘Pervert cop’ rehired after public cavity search

‘Pervert cop’ rehired after public cavity search

A police officer who was sacked after conducting public cavity searches on two Texas women has been rehired it has emerged. State trooper Jenny Bui has been dubbed the ‘pervert cop’ by the media after she was called to assist in a routine traffic stop and forced Brandy Hamilton, 26, and Alexandria Randle, 24,to undergo painful cavity searches in full[Read More…]

Florida police terrorise family with roadside strip searches and racial slurs

Florida police terrorise family with roadside strip searches and racial slurs

A family in Palm Beach, Florida was planning for a relaxing weekend while visiting relatives, but say they ended up being targeted by deputies in upstate Florida who mistook them for wanted drug dealers. What followed next was the stuff of nightmares. The family claim they were so terrorized by deputies in rural northern Florida they filed a federal lawsuit[Read More…]

Police conduct public cavity search on two women

Police conduct public cavity search on two women

Two women in Texas are suing the police after they conducted an illegal roadside cavity search after claiming they could smell marijuana. A cavity search is a particularly invasive search where all openings in the body including the anus, vagina and mouth are searched. The person conducting the search is also given position to search around the breasts to decipher[Read More…]

Police brutality sparks anger in the US

Police brutality sparks anger in the US

Police have come under fire in the US following shocking reports of police brutality, it has emerged. In one incident, a 14 year-old African-American child was tackled violently to the floor by armed police, after one of the officers perceived that he gave them a “dehumanising stare” while he was out walking with his puppy. Tremaine McMillan says he was[Read More…]