Brutality Archive

Minnesota Motorist Gets $60,000 in Settlement of Police Beating Case

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — A Worthington motorist who was pulled from his car, punched and kneed by a police officer in 2016 has reached a $60,000 settlement in an excessive force

Former Students at Pittsburgh-Area High School Settle Lawsuit Alleging Physical Abuse and Tasing by School Resource Officers

Five black students and their parents who filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that a Pittsburgh-area school allowed them to be physically assaulted, cursed, and shocked with stun guns, have

Thousands of Chinese Army Veterans March Over Police Beatings

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong have sealed off a city after thousands of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) veterans converged there over a weekend of protests and clashes

WATCH: Body Cam Video Shows Gun-Drawn Arrest of 2 Unarmed Rowan Students

More than two hours of police body camera footage has been released that shows the moments officers pointed their weapons at two unarmed Rowan University students and handcuffed them after

WATCH: Leukemia Patient Says he Was Beaten by Galveston Police

GALVESTON, Texas — A father of three fighting leukemia is now facing a different battle: one with the Galveston Police Department. “They abused their authority, pretty much. Thinking they can

WATCH: ‘Look What I Brought For Show and Tell’: Jailers Laugh at Veteran Suffering From Overdose

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. — Three Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputies can be heard joking and laughing as a man makes incoherent noises and flails uncontrollably in a jail cell after an

WATCH: Asheville Set to Pay Settlement to Pedestrian Beaten by Police Officer

ASHEVILLE – The city is on the verge of paying a settlement to the unarmed pedestrian who was beaten, shocked and choked by a police officer after being accused of

WATCH: Angry Louisiana Cops Strangle Man to Death After He Asks To See His Arrest Warrant

Armando Frank, 44, refused to get off his tractor when stopped by police. He demanded to see an arrest warrant. But the cops arresting him didn’t have time for that

WATCH: 84-Year-Old Woman Sues Arizona Police Citing Excessive Force

PHOENIX — A woman who says she was seriously injured by police officers from an Arizona department under investigation for complaints of excessive force filed a lawsuit Thursday against two

WATCH: Dashcam Video Shows Events Leading up to Valley City Man’s Death

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – It started off as a routine traffic stop. “He’s a danger to the community, and even more than that, he’s a danger to himself. So law

WATCH: Detroit Police Chief Calls Footage of Cop Punching Woman in Hospital ‘Troubling’ and Suspends Officer

Detroit police officials have suspended an 18-year veteran officer and launched a criminal investigation into allegations he assaulted a naked mentally ill woman in Detroit Receiving Hospital after she spat

Boston to Phase in Body Cameras For Officers After Pilot

BOSTON — Boston plans to begin phasing in body cameras for its police department after a report found the devices led to slightly fewer complaints against officers and reports of