Brutality Archive

Jury Awards Syracuse Man $1.5 Million: Cops Used Excessive Force in Bloody Arrest

UTICA, N.Y. — The jury in a Syracuse police brutality trial has sided with a man beaten in a bloody arrest, awarding him and his family more than $1.5 million.

WATCH: Michaella Surat Brutality Lawsuit One of Three Planned Against Fort Collins Cops

On Monday, October 22, Michaella Surat, the CSU student whose Old Town Fort Collins police body slam fueled a viral video, was sentenced to probation and community service in the

WATCH: Akron Police Caught on Video Beating Man They Have Pinned to the Ground

In a viral video posted online on Sunday, police officers in Akron, OH can be seen pinning a purported suspect on the ground, using a Taser and chokeholds on him,

State Trooper, Recommended For Prosecution by Judge, Slated For Civil Brutality Trial

WORCESTER – A state trooper whom a Worcester judge recommended be charged criminally after allegations that he beat up a doctor on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Auburn is scheduled to

Baton Rouge Police Department Settles 2016 Earth Day Excessive Force Arrest Case

BATON ROUGE, LA – The City of Baton Rouge has agreed to pay $9,000 to settle a lawsuit filed against the city as well as several Baton Rouge police officers

Plaintiff in $500,000 Excessive Force Lawsuit: Springfield Cop ‘Stomped His Face 6 or 7 Times’ as he Yelled ‘Stop’

SPRINGFIELD — A 23-year-old city man has filed the latest excessive force lawsuit against the police department and the city, arguing officers stomped on his face, kicked and beat him

WATCH: Police Assault Caught on Camera in Alabama

BESSEMER, Ala. – An alleged police assault was caught on camera. The dramatic video is now the subject of a lawsuit. Joseph Robinson tells his attorney, LaShunta Robinson, he was

Denver Police Sergeant Arrested After he Broke Man’s Nose, Leg Bones With Metal Baton

DENVER – The Denver police officer arrested Thursday for investigation by prosecutors on an alleged use-of-force violation broke a young man’s nose and both bones in the man’s lower-right leg

Minnesota Officer Charged With Assaulting Handcuffed Woman, Fracturing a Bone in Her Face

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead police officer faces a felony charge of aggravated assault for allegedly fracturing a nasal bone and bruising the right eye of a woman who was

WATCH: Miami-Dade Cop Hits Handcuffed Suspect in Face

Miami-Dade County cops burst into the home of 18-year-old Bryan Crespo this past March to arrest him for allegedly stealing airbags from local cars. But according to surveillance video New

WATCH: Connecticut Officer Fired After Warning on Video: ‘I’m a Little Trigger-Happy’

A Connecticut police officer was fired Wednesday after he was caught on video warning a group of young people not to run or “do anything stupid” because he was “trigger-happy.”

WATCH: Video Shows Coral Springs Officer Punching Subdued Teen

The Coral Springs Police Department has released a statement related to a video on social media that shows an officer punching a teenage girl who was subdued on the floor.