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Police Attack On Black Children At Pool Party Sparks Outrage, Calls to Mobilize

Police Attack On Black Children At Pool Party Sparks Outrage, Calls to Mobilize

Published on Monday, June 08, 2015 by Common Dreams, by Sarah Lazare, staff writer A police officer’s brutal assault on black and brown teens attending a Friday pool party in the majority-white town of McKinney, Texas has sparked nationwide outrage and local plans for a March for Justice under the call, “We won’t stand idly by while children are terrorized […]

Police assault 12 year old girl in her yard then charge her with resisting arrest

Police assault 12 year old girl in her yard then charge her with resisting arrest

picture-313Where have we seen the prejudice of police officers, loaded for bear, go awry before and then cover their own actions by attacking the victim? This story of a wrongful arrest has not been picked up by the mainstream media but should be.

A girl’s family has filed a lawsuit against Galveston police for their assault on their 12-year-old daughter after mistaking her for a prostitute.

NY policeman charged with excessive force

This is the direction the Carl Foster case is headed and there are some striking similarities between these two cases. Just like Foster’s case, an internal investigation found no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of the officer despite serious injuries to the citizen. Despite the nature of Marquez’s injuries, which included a broken jaw […]

Denver cop damages teen's kidney

Another sad tale of a cop overreacting and a citizen being permanently damaged as a result. In this case, the district attorney appears to be willing to prosecute the officer. He was once a par golfer, accomplished enough to attract the eyes of those who run the Park Hill Golf Club. Now he wonders whether […]

Police officer attacks TV cameraman

In Albuquerque, NM a police officer attacks a news cameraman covering a shootout. From Rawstory We have seen recently, on this site and others a sampling of public interactions between civilians and police caught on video camera. It is not hard to imagine that many more similarly disturbing events occur that are not video taped.