Police State Punishment

Officer Arrested For Hit-And-Run And DUI In Patrol Car Given Paid Vacation

[ssba] In a blatant example of the special privileges endowed onto police officers, a Selma, California cop has been placed on paid administrative leave after he allegedly got drunk and wrecked his patrol car. The California Highway Patrol says they received multiple reports of an unmarked Selma police vehicle in a ditch before they determined that the driver was officer Robert Luna, 26, and arrested him ...

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PA Cop Faces 30 Years In Prison After Being Duped By FBI Corruption Set-Up

[ssba] A Pennsylvania cop with the Fairview Township police department in York County was arrested on federal corruption charges after being duped by an FBI sting operation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday. Federal prosecutors maintain that 41-year-old Tyson Baker stole money from drug traffickers who had been arrested and pulled over, removed money seized by his department from evidence, ...

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Tribal Officer Filmed Tasing Unresponsive, Handcuffed Man 28 Times Exonerated 

[ssba] An Oglala Sioux Tribal police officer that was recorded screaming at and tasing an unresponsive and handcuffed man an estimated 28 times, has been cleared of all charges. A federal grand jury exonerated 33-year-old Becky Sotherland last week after she was charged with “deprivation of constitutional rights, assault with a dangerous weapon, and obstruction of a federal investigation by ...

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NYPD Officer Arrested For Raping 10 Year Old Released Without Bail

[ssba] An officer with the NYPD that was arrested on Wednesday for the sexual abuse of a child was released without bail, officials say. Thirty-three-year-old Jacob Sabbagh, who works at Brooklyn’s 72nd Precinct, was charged following an internal affairs investigation with second-degree sexual conduct against a child, second-degree sexual abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child. He is accused of abusing the victim over a three year period ...

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Texas Resource Officer Filmed Choke-Slamming Teen Faces No Disciplinary Action

[ssba] A Round Rock, Texas police school resource officer that was filmed grabbing a teenage boy by the neck and slamming him to the ground will not face disciplinary action, department officials say. The incident occurred on October 8 at around 2:15 p.m, after police said “school resource officers were requested by Round Rock High School administrators to assist with ...

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Deputy Acquitted In Baby Bou Bou Flash-Bang Grenade Face Melting Raid

[ssba] A former Habersham County, GA deputy was acquitted by a jury on Friday after being charged for her involvement in a May, 2014 raid for a drug suspect that left a toddler seriously injured when a flash-bang grenade exploded in his crib. Twenty-nine-year-old Nikki Autry, a special agent of the Mountain Judicial Circuit Criminal Investigation and Suppression Team (NCIS), ...

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Mom Files Lawsuit In Police Killing Of Unarmed Jordan Baker

[ssba] The mother of an unarmed man shot and killed by Houston police in an incident last year, filed a federal lawsuit against the department on Wednesday. Officer Juventino Castro had spotted 26-year-old Jordan Baker outside of a shopping center on Jan. 16, 2014 in the 5700 block of West Little York near Antoine. Police said Castro, who was in ...

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