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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.

Cops Shoot Man to Death After He Didn’t Show ID While Rescuing Cat: Report

John Bracken | Courthouse News Service DOTHAN, Ala. (CN) – An Alabama man was shot to death by a police officer after refusing to show his driver’s license while dropping

“I’m Gonna Make it Hurt!” Cop Suspended After His Own Son Filmed Him Brutally Beating His Sister

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Nassau County, FL — After having enough abuse doled out by his parents, both of whom are law enforcement officers, a brave little

Respected Biology Teacher Killed by Police in Minnesota — He Was Unarmed

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Mankato, MN — A community is mourning the loss of a 33-year-old biology teacher this week after he was killed by a Mankato

6yo Boy Kidnapped from School By Police, Locked in Psych Ward for 3 Days — for Temper Tantrum

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project “It felt like my child had been kidnapped,” she said. “I can’t even hug my kid and tell him it’s going to be

He Had a History of Theft Convictions, but Legal Experts Argue that Poverty is not Crime

Lorraine Bailey | Courthouse News Service CHICAGO (CN) – A homeless man who stole $44 in quarters from a vending machine does not deserve a 12-year prison sentence, an Illinois

Cop Gives Teen an Ultimatum for Smoking Weed: 200 Pushups or Jail

ARLINGTON, TX — A video is making the rounds online showing a police officer who forced a teen to make a choice: either go to jail or do 200 pushups.

Cops Under Fire for Putting Hundreds in Jail Without Probable Cause, Based on “Hunch”

Erik de la Garza | Courthouse News Service (CN) –The Justice Department says police in a small Louisiana town routinely arrested and placed hundreds of residents in jail without probable

Charges Dropped for Man Who Operated Vehicle “While Under Caffeine”

Jack Burns | The Free Thought Project Thanks in part to public exposure brought about by alternative media sites such as The Free Thought Project and others, Joseph Schwab of

Cops Slam Unarmed Woman On The Pavement, Killing Her In Front of Family

A 37-year-old African American woman has been killed after an incident during which police slammed her head on the concrete. The killing occurred outside of her family’s residence. Tanisha Anderson was

Cops Shoot Innocent Citizen in the Back and Charge Him With “Assault” After He’s Paralyzed

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Fort Worth, TX — An innocent man was shot in the back by police, arrested, charged with assaulting THEM, is now paralyzed for

Cops Force Woman to Give Birth in Prison, Laugh as Her Infant Dies in the Cell: Lawsuit

Molly Willms | Courthouse News Service MILWAUKEE (CN) – The family of a baby who spent all of her brief life in a maximum security cell at the Milwaukee County

Nearly 450 Drug Convictions Reversed After Cops Were Framing Totally Innocent People

Gina Carrano | Courthouse News Service PHILADELPHIA (CN) – A Philadelphia man claims in court that he spent more than two years in jail on bogus drug charges because several