Tag: police violence

Video: DC Metro Officers Tase Man Because He Looked Like He Wanted to Fight Cops

Screenshot: Chemere Jones (Facebook) A video of a Washington, D.C., Metro police officer tasing a man who was simply asking questions about the detention of two juveniles has sparked outrage and anger among residents and activists. But no one was “shocked” by the incident…unless you count the man who was subjected to D.C. Metro cops’ […]

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Philadelphia Yanks 72 Police Officers Off the Street Because They Couldn’t Stop Being Racist on Facebook

Image: iStock Maybe racist rhetoric on social media isn’t really your thing, but 72 Philadelphia police officers just got yanked off the street and reassigned to administrative duty because it’s apparently theirs. From the Philadelphia Inquirer: The Philadelphia Police Department has taken 72 officers off street duty as it continues to investigate scores of racist […]

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Miami Officer Acquitted of Attempted Manslaughter: ‘He Should Have Never Been Charged to Begin With’

Screenshot: CBC News Video (YouTube) Charles Kinsey thought he was good. Despite police on the scene, as he laid on the North Miami sidewalk with his arms extended in the air, he believed he posed no threat. And he thought the same of his group home patient, 23-year-old Arnaldo Rios Soto, who sat beside him […]

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Offers Legal Counsel to Phoenix Family Held at Gunpoint By Police, Calls Incident ‘Absolutely Sickening’

Photo: Slaven Vlasic (Getty Images for Sports Illustrated) If Clark Kent had a real life alter ego, it might be Jay-Z. The 49-year-old billionaire has been using his immense fortune and influence to save artists like Lil Wayne from the IRS, to pour $50 million into criminal justice reform and to otherwise balance the scales […]

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