Tag Archives: POLICE BRUTALITY

Chief Wants Cops Fired: Handcuffed Mentally Ill Man Dies After 12 Stun Gun Shocks, Beating

Two police officers responsible for administering electric shocks to a handcuffed mentally ill man during an arrest in which he was also beaten and dragged across the ground by his ponytail should be fired, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said. At a press conference on Friday, Schmaderer identified the officers involved in the death of 29-year-old Zachary N. Bearheels as ...

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Baltimore Cops Internally Charged, Face Termination In Freddie Gray Case

Two years after the fatal police incident involving Freddie Gray, five Baltimore cops have been internally charged with violating department policy. Three of them face termination. The disciplinary measures come on the heels of a review conducted by the Montgomery and Howard county police departments that was completed earlier this month. The two cops who made the initial arrest of Gray; Edward Nero ...

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Dallas School Cops Beat, Tase, Handcuff 7-Year-Old Special Needs Child

A mother is livid after her 7-year-old child was beaten, tased and handcuffed by Dallas Independent School District police officers following an outburst he reportedly had in class. According to April Obin, her special needs son Yosio Lopez suffers from ADHD and a mood disorder. She said he routinely disrupts class and usually just reports to school councilors who help him work ...

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Video Shows Resource Officer Choke, Body-Slam, Tase Nonviolent Teen

Confirming a clear pattern of abuse at Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh, new video shows a nonviolent teen being brutalized by a resource officer. Released by attorney Todd Hollis, the footage shows the 15-year-old student being placed in a headlock before being body-slammed and repeatedly tased by officer Steve Shaulis on March 3, 2015. The teen was reportedly asked to leave class and report to the office where ...

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Camera Malfunctions As Cop Breaks 83-Year-Old Man’s Nose And Arm

An 83-year-old man is headed to court for a resisting and obstructing felony charge received during an incident involving Michigan state police that was not recorded due to a malfunctioning dashboard camera that curiously didn’t capture any of his assault. Owner and operator of Warner Township’s only bar for 51 years, Larry Sevenski said he was informed on St. Patrick’s Day by ...

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