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Pregnant Woman Filmed Being Beaten By Cop Cleared Of Felony Charges

[ssba] A Texas woman filmed being pummeled by a Hunt County sheriff’s deputy while she was eight-months pregnant has been cleared of felony charges filed against her. According to area journalist Brett Sanders: [Deanna Robinson] was cleared today of interfering with child custody, a felony in the state of Texas. This is the second of two felonies that Robinson was charged ...

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AL Case Against Cop Filmed Slamming, Paralyzing Man Dropped

[ssba] After a federal judge threw out a case against a Madison, Alabama police officer filmed paralyzing a man by slamming him to the ground, state prosecutors have now dropped their case against him as well. Officer Eric Parker was facing up to 10 years in prison after he responded to a call on Feb. 6, 2015 about a suspicious person walking ...

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Cop Avoids Jail Time Despite Groping Handcuffed Woman

[ssba] A Florida cop will serve no time in prison despite using a handcuffed woman’s compromised position to grope and look at her private parts. Daytona Beach police officer Larry Leon Jones was sentenced to only two years of probation on Tuesday after accepting a pre-trial agreement that also required him to surrender his law enforcement certificate. The incident occurred on Feb. 10, 2015 when a ...

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Judge Accused Of Using Position For Sex Resigns After 1000s Of Photos Found

[ssba] An Arkansas judge has resigned after being accused of having sex with and taking suggestive photos of male defendants in exchange for preferential treatment in court. Cross County Judge Joseph Boeckmann stepped down on Monday, ending eight cases against him by the state’s Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission who alleged he failed to report conflicts of interest and abused the power of his position. ...

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Video Shows Off-Duty Cop Flip Her Wig When Truck Is Towed

[ssba] Video has emerged showing an off-duty Florida sheriff’s deputy completely flip her wig after a tow truck driver removed her illegally parked truck. According to reports, Orange County sheriff’s deputy Tracy Weiss had parked her personal vehicle in a manner which was blocking a sidewalk used by senior citizens with wheelchairs at the Starlight Ranch Retirement Community. The vehicle ...

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Rookie Cop Fired, Charged After Filmed Hitting Handcuffed Woman

[ssba] A Rookie cop for the Jacksonville sheriff’s office in Florida has been fired and charged with battery after video emerged of him hitting and smashing a woman’s face into pavement at a bar, and then later striking her again while she was handcuffed in custody. Undersheriff Pat Ivey said Thursday that footage of the latter shows 26-year-old probationary patrol officer Akinyemi Borisade hitting ...

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$6M Settlement Reached In Police Killing Of Tamir Rice

[ssba] In a “no fault” settlement reached in U.S. District Court on Monday, the city of Cleveland, Ohio has agreed to pay $6 million to the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Rice was shot in the abdomen by rookie officer Timothy Loehmann within seconds of being confronted at a public park in November 2014 after police received a call about someone brandishing what appeared to be a ...

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Florida Cops Charged After Surveillance Video Exposes Perjury

[ssba] Three Florida cops have been charged and jailed following weeks of investigation into inconsistent statements surrounding a drug bust at a motel room last November. Kissimmee police officers Tiffany Hall, Taylor McFee and Felix Echevarria were all charged with official misconduct and suspended without pay on Tuesday. Hall also faces charges of perjury and falsifying records. Hall had testified ...

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