Brutality Archive

WATCH: Detroit Police Duo Named in 2 Excessive Force Lawsuits in One Month

Aug 24, 2017 DETROIT – Cellphone video of two Detroit police officers roughly subduing and arresting a man they say physically threatened them and failed to obey orders at a

WATCH: Arrest Leads to Excessive Force Suit Against Aurora PD

Sep 5 2017 AURORA, Colo. – A 23-year-old woman filed an excessive force lawsuit Monday against three Aurora officers. OyZhana Williams alleges Aurora Police Sergeant Michal Hawkins, and officers Jordan

WATCH: Toronto Police Video Shows Arrested Man Pleading For Help

For 12 minutes in the back of a police car, Tyrone Hines cries out in pain, pleads for help, says he can’t breathe and asks if he’s going to die.

WATCH: St. Petersburg Police Officer Fired Over DUI Arrest Tactics

August 7, 2014 A St. Petersburg police officer was terminated for using excessive force during a DUI arrest earlier this year and trying to hide video of the arrest from

WATCH: Video Shows Police Tackling and Punching Black Harvard Student

Cambridge Police Department has launched an internal investigation after a video has surfaced of 21-year-old Selorm Ohene a Harvard University student who was brutally attacked by police and arrested. The

WATCH: Austin Police Officer Caught on Camera Punching Suspect During Arrest

Mar 31, 2016 AUSTIN – The Austin Police Department is reviewing video of an arrest made by an officer in East Austin last week. Cellphone video shows an officer lying

WATCH: Seattle Cop Punches Woman in Face During Routine Jaywalking Stop

June 16, 2010 Investigators in Seattle are looking into why a police officer punched a teen in the face during a seemingly routine stop for jaywalking. The incident, captured on

WATCH: Outrage Grows Over Forceful Arrest of Woman in Wisconsin

Jun 23, 2016 Wisconsin – A viral video of the forceful arrest of a young black woman Tuesday outside East Towne Mall sparked outrage from Madison’s black community and has

WATCH: Charges Dropped Against Philadelphia Teen in Altercation With Police Officer

4 Jan 2017 Charges have been dropped against a Philadelphia teenager after a viral video showed a police officer pummeling her as she lay on the street. The Internal Affairs

WATCH: Vancouver Police Officer Filmed Punching Detained Cyclist In The Face

03/28/2013 A video posted on Facebook Tuesday night shows a plainclothes Vancouver police officer punching a cyclist in the head during an arrest. Andishae Akhavan has insisted he was not

WATCH: Man Sues City After Video Shows Chicago Police Officer Punching Him

06/21/2016 Chicago – A 22-year-old man on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging a Chicago Police officer used excessive force in arresting him after he called out for

Halifax Cop Charged With Assaulting Homeless Man at Shelter

A video camera captured an incident that led Nova Scotia’s police watchdog to charge a Halifax Regional Police officer with assaulting a man and breaking his nose at the Metro