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Police Brutality


Columbus, OH — On Wednesday, June 21, Columbus police chief Kim Jacobs made public the recommendations of ‘discipline’ against officer Zachary Rosen after he was caught on video curb-stomping a handcuffed man. Rosen will not be charged, he will not even be fired — instead, he will get a single 24-hour suspension. Maybe. In April, the …

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Wildwood, PA – A video posted on Facebook of a cop ‘sucker punching’ a man before handcuffing him has caused outrage in the community and prompted an investigation by Cape May County prosecutors. Citizens Against Abusive Power Systems (CAAPS) uploaded the video Monday afternoon, saying the incident occurred June 18. The officer and the man arrested have …

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St. Paul, MN — Dashcam video of a senselessly violent assault by a cop on a 21-year-old Laotian American has just been released and is the subject of an ACLU report this week. The video shows Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force Agent Joe Joswiak stop Anthony Promvongsa in Worthington, Minnesota and immediately begin a violent attack. …

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San Diego, CA — Justice has finally prevailed for a San Diego man who was charged with multiple crimes after he was viciously attacked by a plainclothes cop in an apparent fit of road rage. Refusing to admit to doing anything wrong for the incident that took place in May of 2015, Robert Branch took …

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Mesquite, TX — As the Free Thought Project reported earlier this year, police were caught on video tasering a young man’s testicles and his body — until he died. Now, we have just learned that although the Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson found that the officers involved had committed a crime during their torture — they …

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Houston, TX — Disturbing video has been released following the indictment of a Houston police officer for shooting a suspect and then kicking and stomping him while he was down. Former Houston Police Officer Bruce Johnson now faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. A Harris County grand jury indicted Johnson last week for the incident …

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Lansing, IL — Parents of a 15-year-old boy are outraged this week after a cell phone video showed an off-duty Lansing police officer pin down their son and hold him to the ground by his throat — for being in his front yard. The video was taken Saturday and it shows 15-year-old Jordan Brunson scared …

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  A slain black man’s past alleged drug use can’t be used during a cop’s manslaughter trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Doug Drummond ruled to keep Terence Crutcher’s past history hidden as Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby’s trial proceeds, reports Public Radio Tulsa. Shelby faces first degree manslaughter charges for her September fatal shooting …

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  A Georgia police officer was fired after video surfaced Wednesday showing him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the face. The Gwinnett County officer, identified as Robert MacDonald, lost his job Thursday a mere 24 hours after the footage surfaced, the department said in an emailed press release. The footage, taken by a witness via cellphone, …

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