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Filming Cops was started in 2010 as a conglomerative blogging service documenting police abuse. The aim isn’t to demonize the natural concept of security provision as such, but to highlight specific cases of State-monopolized police brutality that are otherwise ignored by traditional media outlets.

Rikers Correction Officer Gets 30 Years in Prison for Deadly Beating of Inmate and Trying to Cover Up Assault

A former Rikers correction officer was slammed with a 30 year prison sentence Wednesday for beating an infirm inmate to death — and then trying to cover up the assault.

[WATCH] Ohio Police Officer Suspended After Threatening to ‘Choke The Life Out’ of Suspect

A Columbus police officer has been “relieved from duty” after he allegedly made comments threatening to choke a suspect, Columbus Division of Police Chief Kim Jacobs announced Wednesday. In a

Jurors Acquit Baltimore County Police Officer After Video Shows Him Run Up & Kick Suspect In The Head

After deliberating for about 30 minutes Thursday, a Baltimore County jury acquitted a police officer accused of unlawfully kicking and spitting on a suspect during an arrest that was captured

SLCPD Detective Who Arrested Nurse Had Been Disciplined for Sexual Harassment

The controversial arrest of a University Hospital nurse wasn’t the first time Salt Lake City police Detective Jeff Payne had faced an internal investigation for violating department policies, newly released

Harrisburg’s Top Vice Cop Strikes Deal to Plead Guilty to Stealing $22K

Cpl. Sean Cornick, former head of the Harrisburg Police vice unit, has struck a deal with federal prosecutors to plead guilty to stealing money from evidence lockers. Prison time appears

One Cop Earned $442,000: How Police Rob Taxpayers Blind in Pay, But Refuse to Reform

Precisely how much dough can be had as a badge-and-gun-wielding government enforcer of laws can best be explained in the head-scratching case of a local school safety cop in New

Off-Duty Springfield Police Officer Dressed in Camo Gear Was Armed With Gun and Knife During Mall Confrontation

SPRINGFIELD — The teenager was lucky, Springfield Police Officer Daniel J. Cintron explained. During a dispute outside the Eastfield Mall, a tall, bearded man named Matt had just punched the

Firefighter Says Saving One Dog Is ‘More Important’ Than A Million Black People

An Ohio fire department has suspended one of its volunteer firefighters for a racist Facebook post suggesting he’d prefer to save a dog in an emergency than a black person.

Florida Man Arrested After Police Mistake Donut Glaze as Methamphetamine

A Florida man was arrested after police mistook the glaze from a Krispy Kreme donut as methamphetamine. According to the arrest report, Daniel Rushing, was pulled over by Orlando police

A Security Officer Told Police He Was Shot by a Black Man. Turns Out, He’d Shot Himself

In a dimly lit, wooded area on the southwest side of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., the handgun Brent Ahlers brought to work accidentally discharged, wounding him. As

A South Carolina Mayor Leads Police on a Slow-Speed Chase on Lawnmower With an Open Beer

A South Carolina mayor was stopped by police one recent night for driving a riding lawnmower down the street with an open beer. In recently released police dashcam video, Aynor

[WATCH] For The First Time in History NYPD Releases Body-Cam Footage Of Police Killing Mentally Ill Civilian

THE BRONX, NY — For the first time in NYPD history, the department has released body-cam footage of cops shooting and killing a civilian in NYC. The killing of 31-year-old