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October 12th, 2019 - 7:44 pm § in Misc., Racism

It’s happened again.

In Fort Worth, Texas, another white cop shot another black person dead inside her own home. This is a developing story. Read details here and here. Update: Fort Worth Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus announced Monday morning that the cop who shot Ms. Jefferson, who he identified as Aaron Dean, would ha[...]

October 1st, 2019 - 9:41 am § in Misc.

Guilty

A Texas jury has found Amber Guyger, an off-duty cop who entered the wrong apartment and killed the resident, a black man, guilty of murder. She was fired from the police force. Now, she faces up to life in prison. The case received national media attention, in part because Guyger is white and the v[...]

August 19th, 2019 - 10:02 am § in Racism

NYPD fires Eric Garner chokehold cop

  The NYPD commissioner has fired the cop who used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner, who died 5 years ago in an encounter with police over selling cigarettes on a street corner. The commissioner followed the recommendation of a civil service judge. Previously, a grand jury had refused to i[...]

March 22nd, 2019 - 11:43 am § in America

W. Virginia cops beat a teen senseless and toss his limp body into a ditch

But that’s what he gets for crashing into a police car. Three West Virginia cops took the law into their own hands last November after a teen driver struck a police car, then tried to flee the accident scene. When they caught him, they dragged him from his car, kicked and punched him unconscio[...]

November 12th, 2018 - 3:38 pm § in Misc.

Cop kills black security guard who stopped a shooting

“A black security guard was shot dead by a police officer as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar where he worked. Jemel Roberson, 26, was working early Sunday … when a patron who … had been kicked out returned with a gun … and opened fire ….┬áSeveral people [...]

June 5th, 2018 - 1:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Fox News caught faking Philadelphia Eagles “protests” that never happened

“Fox News apologized Tuesday after receiving a torrent of criticism over the network’s use of photos of various players for the Philadelphia Eagles kneeling in prayer, creating the misleading impression that they were demonstrating during the national anthem.” — CNN A Fox New[...]

January 18th, 2018 - 5:20 pm § in Misc.

Cop kills 16-year-old in courtroom. It appears to be justified.

A 16-year-old boy was killed in an Ohio juvenile courtroom Wednesday by an apparently justified police shooting. The victim, Joseph Haynes, who went by the nickname “Joey Fuzz,” attacked a sheriff’s deputy and was shot during the ensuing struggle. Haynes was not a little boy (see p[...]

December 30th, 2017 - 1:28 pm § in Misc.

Prank 911 call leads to police killing innocent man

A 28-year-old man was killed at his Wichita home Thursday by a SWAT team responding to a prankster’s call about a hostage situation at the home. The victim wasn’t armed, and was shot when a cop with an itchy trigger finger thought he was reaching for his waistband, even though no weapon [...]

December 16th, 2017 - 1:28 pm § in Misc.

Police were looking for a 40-year-old white woman. This is who they arrested at gunpoint, handcuffed, and threw into a police car.

An 11-year-old black girl. Read the incredible story here.  [...]

December 8th, 2017 - 9:46 am § in Misc.

The judge wouldn’t let the jury see this (nsfw)

This is the AR-15 that Mesa, AZ, police officer Philip Brailsford used to kill Daniel Shaver in a motel corridor. The judge ruled the jury couldn’t see what Brailsford had pasted on his weapon because it would be “too prejudicial,” i.e., it might inflame the jury. Yesterday, a jury[...]