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Missouri cop caught on tape shooting restrained dog

In a police video that recently surfaced on YouTube, a Missouri officer responding to a neighborhood complaint attempts to capture a restrained bulldog, then appears to give up and simply shoot the animal, once in the chest and once in the head. The dog’s owner, Marcus Mays of LaGrange, Missouri,…

NOLA police indicted for shooting man, burning his corpse inside vehicle

When I began investigating the mysterious death of Henry Glover, one of the most notable aspects of the case was the lack of documents. Here was a New Orleans resident found incinerated in a car just a few hundred feet from a police station in September 2005, shortly after Hurricane Katrina.…

Cell phone video appears to show US border patrol killing Mexican teen

AG Holder calls shooting ‘extremely regrettable’ A cell phone video has surfaced showing a US border patrol officer shooting a Mexican boy in Ciudad Juarez. Fourteen-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca was on the Mexican side of the border when he was shot and killed. The video, obtained by CNN, captures…

Cop accused of shooting dead Iraq vet for ‘making advances’ on his companion

Accused officer shot someone before A Baltimore man is dead after he “made advances” on a woman whose male companion, an off-duty police officer, responded by shooting the man six times, news reports say. According to a report from Baltimore police, the police officer may have fired 13 times at…

Off-duty cop pretended to be terrorist gunman in hospital’s unannounced ‘safety’ drill

At the St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nevada this past Monday, a very unusual and terrifying scene took place that left nearly all its participants in shock — both out of fear and genuine bewilderment as to how safety planners could be so stupid. That’s because last Monday, an…

Guilty verdict for Ohio cop who shot unarmed motorcyclist in back

Thanks to a jury in Ottawa Hills, Ohio, former police officer Thomas White is facing up to 11 years behind bars: plenty of time to think about the unarmed motorist he paralyzed with an unprovoked bullet more than one year ago. After just six hours of deliberation, the jury found…

Cop in famed cyclist-shoving incident acquitted of assault

A police officer who became famous worldwide after a YouTube video showed him shoving a cyclist off his bike seemingly without provocation has been acquitted of assault. But Patrick Pogan, formerly of the New York Police Department, was found guilty of making a false filing in the case, and now…

Former Pentagon propagandist supports ‘birther’ officer

An army officer who is facing court-martial charges after refusing orders to deploy to Afghanistan has been attracting support from a number of prominent figures on the extreme right. The most recent endorsement of Lt. Col. Terry Lakin’s claim that no orders issued by the US military are legitimate because…

‘Over-confident’ comedian/activist wins stop-and-search payout

LONDON (AFP) – Comedian and activist Mark Thomas has received a £1,200 payout after police admitted they stopped and searched him just for looking ‘over-confident’ at a rally, according to a report on Tuesday. London’s Metropolitan Police said they unlawfully stopped Thomas, 47, and searched his bag at an anti-arms…

Cop charged after beating of man caught on tape

All charges have been dropped against a Chicago-area man, who was charged last month with reckless driving and resisting arrest, after a police dashboard video showed the arresting officer beating him until he collapsed. That officer has now been charged with aggravated battery and is on administrative leave pending disciplinary…

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