Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Failed to Review 19 Police Shootings

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is supposed to conduct a review every time an officer shoots at somebody. But IndyStar found that in 19 incidents over two years, including in at least six fatal shootings, that never happened. Not when a reserve officer fired upon an escaped inmate outside of Perry Meridian Middle School while … Read more

Four Pinellas Sheriff’s Deputies Suspended After Neglecting Duties During Hurricane Irma

Four Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies were suspended after internal investigations found they neglected their duties during Hurricane Irma. Deputies Jason Beetz, Kristen Spielmeyer and Brian Williams received 40 hours without pay with part of the punishments delayed if they stay out of trouble for the next year, according to the investigations. Beetz and Williams were … Read more

WATCH: Police Officer Accidentally Tasers Fellow Cop Trying to Subdue Suspect

RIVERSIDE, Ohio — A police officer injured his head Monday after he was shocked by his partner’s Taser as they attempted to arrest a suspect, reports say. According to the Dayton Daily News, the incident occurred last week on Thanksgiving Day. The officers, who were not identified, had responded to a domestic incident and found … Read more

[WATCH] Family Held at Gunpoint Until Police Realized The Dad Didn’t Rob His Own Home

GULFPORT, Mississippi – Two medical professionals said police swarmed their car Sunday night, handcuffed the newlyweds and pulled guns on their children before determining the family lived in the house a neighbor thought was being robbed. “I totally think they racially profiled me,” said the father, Kelvin Fairley, a registered nurse who happens to be … Read more

City of Orlando Pays Man $37,500 After Police Confused His Krispy Kreme Crumbs For Meth

The white, rock-like substance found in Daniel Rushing’s car was not meth — it was actually tiny flakes of hardened glaze from a Krispy Kreme doughnut. But because a 2015 roadside test conducted by Orlando police came back positive for an illegal substance, Rushing was arrested on a drug possession charge with a firearm and … Read more

[WATCH] Heroic Employee Wrongly Accused Of The Crime He Helped Stop

The City of Decatur Police Department is doing an internal review of an investigation that led to the wrongful arrest of a former Verizon employee who helped stop a crime. The review comes after 11Alive’s Jennifer Leslie began asking questions about why an investigator relied on the wrong surveillance video as evidence against Omar Malcolm, … Read more

City Council Member Says Minneapolis Police Officers Are Not Using Body Cameras Often Enough

A Minneapolis City Council member says there are problems with how police officers are using body cameras. Linea Palmisano, who represents Ward 13, said a report by the city internal auditor found that some officers don’t upload body-camera videos when they’re supposed to, and some officers don’t turn the cameras on at all during their … Read more

[WATCH] Prison Gaurds Stand By and Watch as Inmate Hangs Himself in Cell

Guards at Smith State Prison didn’t try to stop troubled inmate Richard Tavera from hanging himself until four had assembled outside his cell, videos obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution show. By then, more than seven minutes had passed since the first report Tavera was attempting suicide, and nothing could be done to save his life, … Read more