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No Suspension For Texas Cop Filmed Pepper-Spraying Bikers On Highway

[ssba] A Texas cop will receive almost no disciplinary action despite a damming video showing him pepper-spraying a group of bikers traveling past him on the highway. Fort Worth police officials said on Friday that an internal affairs investigation into the incident has concluded and that officer W. Figueroa will not be suspended and only receive minimal “internal sanctions.” Video ...

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Sergeant With Long History Of Alcohol Problems Still Employed

[ssba] A veteran Michigan police sergeant is still on the job despite multiple incidents involving on-duty drinking and drinking and driving, which culminated in a recent DUI charge. According to reports, Brownstown Township sergeant Michael Patrick McCarthy was first accused of being drunk on duty during the interrogation of a suspect in 2006, his first year on the job. Later that year, McCarthy was ...

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Cop Posts Revenge Porn On Facebook After Choking, Pulling Gun On Wife

[ssba] A Georgia cop has resigned in lieu of termination following charges for terrorizing his estranged wife at a party, stealing her phone, and then posting revenge porn on Facebook. According to police, Gwinnett County police officer Zachary Wilkerson, 35, was arrested on Sunday for a domestic incident that occurred the night before in which his wife claimed she was hanging out ...

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Video Shows Man Pull Over State Trooper For Speeding

[ssba] Video has surfaced showing a man pull over a Texas State Trooper after the cop sped by him on the highway with no emergency lights on at speeds in excess of 90 miles per hour. Recorded by a dash-board camera and uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday by PINAC correspondent Phillip Turner, the footage shows the man driving on a ...

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Handcuffed Woman Brutalized By Vegas Cop Receives $200K Settlement

[ssba] A woman brutalized by a former Las Vegas police officer after she was handcuffed during a January 2015 arrest, has received a $200,000 settlement. On Monday, the Metropolitan Police Committee on Fiscal Affairs approved the amount for Amanda Vizcarrondo-Ortiz in order to bring an end to an excessive force lawsuit she filed in February against officer Richard Scavone. Filed in U.S. District ...

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TSA Agent Charged With Taking Upskirt Video At Seattle Airport

[ssba] A TSA agent has been arrested for using his smartphone to take an upskirt video of an unsuspecting woman at the Seattle Tacoma International Airport. According to officials, 29-year-old Nicholas Fernandez was charged with voyeurism on Tuesday by Seattle police who said that the offense occurred on an escalator, and not in a security line that the agent was working. The TSA began investigating Fernandez after it received information ...

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State Troopers Charged In NH Assault Of Surrendering Motorist

[ssba] Two state troopers have been charged with assault for actions caught on video during a New Hampshire arrest of a surrendering motorist earlier this year. On May 11, police in Holden, Massachusetts attempted to pull over a pick-up truck driven by 50-year-old Richard Simone, who was wanted on warrants for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, larceny and ...

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Cop Charged With Murder Of Motorist Who “Posed No Threat”

[ssba] An Atlanta police officer now faces a murder charge after investigators determined a motorist “posed no threat” to him during a fatal June 22 shooting. A warrant issued on Friday charged officer James R. Burns with felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and violation of his oath of office in the death of 22-year-old Deravis Caine Rogers, Fulton County ...

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Cop Filmed Kicking Man In Diabetic Shock In Head Five Times Promoted

[ssba] Despite being filmed repeatedly kicking a man in the head during a traffic stop, a Henderson, Nevada police officer has been promoted. Sergeant Brett Seekatz is seen in the footage with Nevada highway patrol troopers and Henderson police officers mistaking a man suffering from a diabetic episode for a drunk driver during a traffic stop on Oct. 29, 2010. The video shows ...

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