Brutality Archive

WATCH: Fired Federal Heights Cop Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Suspect

June 30, 2015 A former Federal Heights Police Department officer pleaded guilty to attempted assault in June after he lost his cool with a robbery suspect, slinging the man into

WATCH: New Orleans Cop Fired For ‘Unauthorized’ Force On 16 Yr Old Girl

New Orleans, LA – On September 23, 2014, Officer Saulny was caught in a situation that involved a 16-year-old female. According to police, while Saulny was being processed, he told

WATCH: Video Shows Terminated Athens Officer Unjustified in Beating of UGA Student

An Athens-Clarke County police officer strikes an intoxicated University of Georgia student several times in the body with a baton. He then knocks the student to the ground with a

WATCH: Tampa Police Officer Accused Of Excessive Force

August 20, 2015 TAMPA — The morning of Nov. 5, 2014, started out as a typical one for Liz Vargas Juarbe. Still wearing her pajamas, she rushed around the house

Texas Man Files Federal Lawsuit After Police Taser Projectile Left Him Blind

Texas – A Denton man recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming a Denton police officer purposefully fired a Taser projectile toward his face in 2015, leaving him blind in his

WATCH: Alameda County Deputy Arrested For Allowing Beating of Santa Rita Jail Inmate

ALAMEDA COUNTY — An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Wednesday for allegedly allowing inmates to beat another inmate at Santa Rita Jail, according to authorities. Joseph Bailey, 28, of

WATCH: Washington Man Gets $100K For Getting Punched, Tasered and Bit by Police Dog

A Washington man who was repeatedly punched, Tasered and bit by a police K9 during a 2014 arrest will get a $100,000 settlement for the beatdown. The city of Tukwila,

WATCH: Independence Cop Gets Four Year Sentence For Nearly Killing Teen Driver

A former Independence police officer who injured a teen driver during a 2014 traffic stop was sentenced Wednesday to four years in federal prison. Timothy Runnels, 32, previously pleaded guilty

WATCH: Oklahoma Police Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman After Kicking Open Her Door

Police kicked open an 84-year-old Oklahoma woman’s front door and pepper-sprayed her during a search for her son, who was being chased after allegedly failing to stop at a stop

WATCH: Judge Slashes $36.6M Genesee County Jail Beating Verdict

DETROIT, MI — A federal judge has issued a ruling reducing a $36.6 million jury verdict awarded to a man who was pepper sprayed, slammed against a metal bench, shocked

WATCH: Pinellas Deputy Fired For Using Excessive Force & Falsifying Report

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been fired for using excessive force and falsifying a report, officials said Friday. Wayne Wagner, 28, was hired by

Teenager Who Was Seriously Injured During Police Chase Mistaken For Someone Else

A 15-year-old boy who was seriously injured while being detained by the Metropolitan Police was wrongly targeted in a case of mistaken identity, his mother has claimed. Terrell Decosta Jones-Burton