Animal Abuse

WATCH: Idaho Cop Fatally Shoots Dog Outside House of Owner During Son’s Birthday Party

February 11, 2014 An Idaho police officer was caught on video fatally shooting a dog just yards away from the house where a birthday party was being held for the

WATCH: Ohio Cop Shoots Family Dog In Front of Kids, Shooting Deemed Within Policy

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – An internal affairs investigation into the shooting of a dog by a Chillicothe police officer on March 8 has been deemed within policy. According to Chillicothe police

Detroit to Pay $225,000 After Cops Shoot Three Dogs in Marijuana Raid

The city of Detroit will pay $225,000 to settle a civil rights lawsuit stemming from a 2016 marijuana raid that left three dogs shot to death by police. The Detroit

Philadelphia Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Case Involving Dog Dumped in Trash Bag

Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania SPCA announces that Michael Long of the 8200 block of Michener Avenue, has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges in connection to the dog Cranberry,

WATCH: New York Cops Torture and Kill Raccoon With Their Patrol Cars

RAVENA, N.Y. – Many are outraged after a viral video shows what appears to be a local police department driving directly at a raccoon in a grocery store parking lot.

WATCH: Sheriff’s Deputy Fired After Shooting Family Dog on Texas Farm

April 25, 2014 The sheriff’s deputy accused of fatally shooting an east Texas man’s dog last week was fired Thursday, authorities said. “That is a step in the right direction,”

WATCH: Alabama Deputy Shoots Dog After Man Loses Everything in Trailer Fire

Feb 15, 2017; Alabama – There was no mention of the shooting of the dog. But that didn’t stop the jury on Wednesday from taking just 20 minutes to return

WATCH: Mother Assaulted, Arrested After Stepping in Front of a Cop Who was About to Shoot Her Dog

August 8, 2015 Parkersburg, WV — A disturbing video was submitted to the Free Thought Project this week which shows the courageous actions of one woman, and the cowardly actions

WATCH: Florida Deputy Shoots Finger While Being Attacked By Dog

November 28, 2016 PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – A Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputy had to make a split-second decision over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Deputy Monica Bray shot an attacking

WATCH: Video Shows Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy Shooting Dog in Wittmann

A video released by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shows a deputy sergeant shooting a dog as it charges after him. The dog was not killed but is recovering with

WATCH: Florida Cop Grapples With 6-Foot Gator on Front Porch of Boynton Home

Florida – An alligator hanging out on a home’s front porch might have been too much to handle for some people, but not for Boynton Beach Police Officer Alfredo Vargas.

South Carolina Police Chief Arrested After Shooting Gun at His Own Family Pet

GREENWOOD, S.C. — An Upstate police chief is accused of firing a gun at his family pet during a domestic incident, according to a police report. A Greenwood man called