Brutality Archive

WATCH: Family Says Indiana Teen Wrongly Choked and Held Down by Police

HAMMOND, Ind. – Hammond police said a 15-year-old boy was restrained and choked after making contact with an officer, but the teen and his family said the officers went too

Ohio Police Officer Faces Federal Charge of Beating Restrained Suspect

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A former Put-in-Bay police officer is charged in federal court with using excessive force against a man in custody and then lying in an attempt to cover

WATCH: Man Choked by Federal Way Police Awarded $640,000

FEDERAL WAY, WAsh. – A federal jury has awarded a man who sued Federal Way police $640,000 in damages. Josiah Hunter said he was at an Am/Pm store in Federal

WATCH: Video Shows Officers Taunting Man and Laughing During Taser Incident

FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. – Newly released video of a 2017 incident in Floyd County involving the use of a Taser has been released as the county faces a lawsuit over

WATCH: Federal Judge Finds Harris County Deputy Used Excessive Force in 18-Year-Old’s Death

A federal judge ruled Monday that the civil case brought by the parents of an 18-year-old they say was killed by excessive force from a Harris County deputy can move

WATCH: Cop Who Was Fired For Dragging Handcuffed Man Wins His Job Back

Duluth officials said Friday they plan to appeal an arbitrator’s ruling that overturned the firing of a police officer who is seen on police body camera video dragging a handcuffed

WATCH: Autistic Teenager Tasered by Texas Police Who Thought He Was High on Drugs

A Texan police chief is standing by his officers’ decision to stun an autistic teenager who was throwing rocks into his neighbour’s yard. Michael Moore, a 19-year-old Texan man, was

Kansas State Trooper Gets 9 Months in Prison For Kicking Handcuffed Man

A former state trooper who admitted to kicking a handcuffed man in a southeast Kansas jail has been sentenced to nine months in prison. James Carson of Independence pleaded guilty

New Report Reveals Banks And Investors Are Profiting From Police Brutality

Racial tension is at a high in the United States with no release in sight. Many feel they may log on to any social media platform and witness a public

Attorney Wants Beating of Shackled Woman Investigated as Hate Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – National civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump said Monday morning that the beating of a shackled pregnant woman in the Duval County jail should be investigated as a

Sexual Assault Suits Against Florida Cop Settled for $800K

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — Two women who claim they were sexually assaulted by former Palm Beach Shores Police Officer Charles Hoeffer will be paid a total of $800,000 by

WATCH: Man Forced to Crawl at Gunpoint After Police Thwart Imaginary Robbery

California officers prevented a nonexistent armed robbery by holding a man at gunpoint and forcing him to crawl on the ground as his uncle and girlfriend watched in horror. Vincent