All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘police brutality’

Freddie Gray: Six Baltimore Police Officers Indicted, Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Presses Ahead With Charges

On Thursday, a grand jury indicted six Baltimore police officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray. This served as a green light for State Attorney Marilyn Mosby to press ahead with severe charges despite numerous criticism. She also announced that the officers will be arraigned on July 2. The indictments were similar to the charges raised by Mosby almost …

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Marilyn Mosby: Baltimore State Attorney Will File Charges Against Officers In Freddie Gray Death

The news that charges will be filed against 6 officers in the death of Freddie Gray was met with surprise and applause, and has pushed Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby into the spotlight. After days of unrest and protests, the city’s officials and community leaders were bracing for the citizens’ reactions when Mosby delivers her office’s findings of Gray’s arrest. …

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Why Is Hulk Hogan Getting Mentioned In Ferguson Shooting?

After a controversial grand jury decision to not indict Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, it’s been reported that Wilson’s testimony regarding the shooting has been made available to public. It is Wilson’s only detailed account of the incident on record. According to Wilson’s testimony, Brown became confrontational when the police officer asked him and his friend to …

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Michael Brown Verdict: Will The Outcome Lead To Violent Protests In Ferguson?

It seems the state of Missouri is bracing for the possibility that a grand jury might acquit Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The governor of Missouri declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury’s decision on whether or not to prosecute Wilson. Days after the shooting, the suburb of Ferguson in Missouri caught …

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Ohio Walmart Shooting: Father Haunted by Son’s Dying Breaths

The father of an Ohio Walmart shooting victim says he will forever be haunted by the sounds of his son taking his final breaths over a cellphone. John Crawford Jr. recently spoke with the Cincinnati Enquirer about the day his son was shot and killed at a Walmart in the Dayton suburb of Beavercreek. On that fateful day of Aug. …

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Mike Brown: Unarmed African American Teen Killed By Missouri Police

The death of an 18-year-old African-American teen who was shot by a police officer in St. Louis on Saturday is causing unrest in the Missouri city as citizens are calling for answers. Police are saying that teenager Mike Brown was shot after a struggle with the police officer for his gun, an assertion that many are calling into question, including …

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California Highway Patrol Officer Brutalizes Woman In Viral Video

It’s a disturbing viral video that is destined to cause a firestorm of race-related controversy. On Tuesday evening at about 6:00 pm, David Diaz began filming as a woman was determined to evade a police officer. The officer eventually wrestled the woman to the ground. Instead of handcuffing her, the officer begins to punch her in the face repeatedly. The …

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Samantha Ramsey, 19, Shot Dead by Kentucky Deputy

The Boone County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a teenage driver over the weekend by a deputy who claims the deceased was attempting to run him over. Deputy Tyler Brockman shot Samantha Ramsey, 19, of Covington, Kentucky, just after 2 a.m. Saturday, as she was leaving a bonfire party in a field along the Ohio River. …

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Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked 21-year-old Jarod Dotson while two other officers handcuffed him, until the student fell to his knees. Dotson did not appear …

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Albuquerque Protests Turn Violent

Earlier this month, James Boyd, age 38, was confronted by police officers for illegally camping in the Sandia Foothills in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a somewhat brief standoff, Boyd and the officers had come to a peaceful agreement of sorts. “All right, don’t change up the agreement,” stated Boyd as he began to gather his belongings. “I’m going to try …

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LAPD Manhunt: Out of Policy Ruling Recommended

The fate of eight officers involved in last year’s publicized manhunt of former police officer Christopher Dorner will be decided by LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck, who has recommended an out of policy ruling for the shooting. The officers fired on a pickup truck falsely believed to have been transporting Dorner. It has been reported that the officers fired 103 …

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LAPD Beating Lawsuit, Jury Rules Against Banker

Former Banker and Hollywood executive, Brian Mulligan who claimed excessive force during an arrest in May 2012, sued two Los Angeles police officers John Miller and John Nichols for a cool $20 million dollars. According to authorities, Mulligan was seen running (on foot) into traffic on a busy street in Los Angeles. When officers responded to the call, Mulligan was …

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