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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.

Walter Scott’s Killer is Going to Prison But His Case is an Anomaly

Michael Slager, the North Charleston, S.C., police officer who shot and killed black motorist Walter Scott, was sentenced to 20 years in prison yesterday. He had earlier pleaded guilty to

Court Holds NYPD In Contempt For Refusing To Hand Over Documents Related To Black Live Matter Surveillance

The NYPD continues to extend a middle finger to every entity that isn’t the NYPD. The department’s long history of doing everything it can to thwart public records requesters has

The End of Prison Visits: Jails End Face-To-Face Contact And Families Suffer

One sunny day in October, at the Jefferson Parish correctional center just across the river from downtown New Orleans, Tiffany Burns, 34, was visiting her boyfriend. The pair had been

WATCH: Sacramento Officer Who Punched Alleged Jaywalker Returns to Duty

An officer who punched an alleged jaywalker more than a dozen times in Del Paso Heights in April will return to duty in coming weeks with no public details on

WATCH: A Police Officer Just Got Away With Brutally Killing An Unarmed Man Again

The verdict in the case of the shooting death of an unarmed husband and father of two small children, Daniel Shaver, is in. It is not guilty. Daniel wasn’t just

Police Officer Charged With Lying in Boston Slayings Suspended

BOSTON — Authorities say a Boston police officer accused of lying about her contact with a man charged with killing a motorcyclist on Interstate 93 and a woman in a

WATCH: Man Mysteriously Dies In Seattle Police Custody

Seattle police are investigating after a 53-year-old man died after being restrained and taken into police custody in North Seattle last month. Officers responded to “reports of a man in

WATCH: Oregon Admits Violating Rights of Man Fined For Using Math

Back in April, we reported on Mats Järlström, an Oregon resident who was fined $500 for using math to challenge the state’s traffic cameras. This week, The Oregonian reported that

Woman Says Adams County Deputy Shot and Killed Her Unarmed 19-Year-Old Son in Chance Encounter

The mother of a man shot by an Adams County sheriff’s deputy said Friday that the deputy should have used his Taser instead of a gun to control her unarmed

City Seeking $31 Million Settlement With Wrongfully Convicted ‘Englewood Four’

CHICAGO — Aldermen were scheduled to vote next week on a $31 million settlement with the “Englewood Four,” who spent years in prison for rape and murder before DNA evidence

Wrongfully Convicted Man in Fatal Brooklyn Shooting Settles With City For $9.5M

A wrongfully convicted man is settling his case against New York City for $9.5 million. Ruddy Quezada — who lived through 24 years in lock up for a fatal Brooklyn

WATCH: Live Oak Officer Convicted of Various Child Pornography Charges

A former police officer from Live Oak was recently convicted of various child pornography charges. He was arrested back in October of 2015 after sexually explicit images of children in