Tag: Police

Graphic Video Is Released Of North Carolina Man Yelling ‘I Can’t Breathe’ To Jail Guards Before Death

Source: Forsyth County Jail Protesters are calling for justice after a North Carolina man died days after being apprehended by jail guards while yelling “I can’t breathe.” According to WFMY News2, video footage was made public that shows what occurred before John Neville’s death. More than 40 minutes of body camera footage was recorded in […]

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Speeding BMW 7-Series Crashes And Rolls Over During Dramatic Police Chase In LA

<!––> <!––> The driver and passenger of a BMW 7-Series have been arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley in California. It is understood that the chase started at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday near the Newhall Pass, although it is unclear what exactly prompted the pair to flee. […]

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Prosecutors Request Bond Be Revoked for Former Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks After He Took a Vacation to Florida

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Prosecutors in Georgia have requested that the bond order be revoked for the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in June after finding out he recently took a vacation to Florida without getting permission. Advertisement CBS News reports that prosecutors in the case were only informed on […]

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Black Cop Tearfully Describes Why She’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ Before ‘Blue Lives Matter’ In Video

Source: Ben Crump / Facebook A Black federal officer laid out the harsh experiences of being a Black woman in uniform despite calls for solidarity between cops with slogans like “blue lives matter.” “For those that says ‘all lives matter’ when you say ‘Black lives matter’ or that says ‘blue lives matter’ to combat when […]

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The AFL-CIO’s Untenable Stance on Cops

On the night of May 31, as Black Lives Matter protests raged throughout the nation’s capital, the house of labor went up in flames. The imposing headquarters of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations was swept up in the chaos, its windows smashed and its lobby set ablaze. Out front, its […]

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Watch Houston Police Chase Dodge Charger SRT From Rowdy Texas Car Meet

Dramatic vision has emerged out of Houston, Texas, showing police chasing a gold-colored Dodge Charger SRT 392 that was attending a car meet. The clip was filmed on August 2 and the meet featured all kinds of cars, as well as motorcycles and quadbikes, performing burnouts and donuts in an empty parking lot. It appears […]

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Black Man Who Didn’t Commit a Crime Held at Gunpoint by Omaha Police

Photo: ArtOlympic (Shutterstock) In Omaha, Neb., a Black man was held at gunpoint even though he didn’t commit any crime—he just “fit the description.” Advertisement According to KETV, Timothy Hardy was walking his neighbor’s daughter home to make sure she arrived safely after hearing gunshots. As he arrived home, he was confronted by a police […]

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A Florida Man Brought A $140,000 Porsche 911 Turbo With A Home Printed Check

<!––> <!––> A man in Florida has been arrested for grand theft of a motor vehicle and uttering a false banknote in a crime so brazen that it almost beggars belief. Local authorities claim that 42-year-old Casey William Kelly purchased a 911 Turbo from a Porsche dealership in Destin by using a fraudulent check written […]

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Cops Are Very Sorry They Mistakenly Detained a Bunch of Black Girls at Gunpoint

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. A group of Aurora cops ordered four Black girls — the youngest being a 6-year-old — to lie on the pavement face-down Sunday, as they wailed and pleaded for their mother, according to a bystander video that went viral. They had been […]

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John Boyega to Star in Steve McQueen Series Portraying a Police Officer Who Wants to Change the Force From Within

John Boyega attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 After Party on February 02, 2020 in London, England.Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images (Getty Images) John Boyega is workin’…and it looks like his portrayal will be tackling a timely and often controversial topic: police brutality. Advertisement Back in 2019, Variety broke the news that Boyega […]

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These Remarks Might Get a Police Chief Fired. Not in New York.

The criticism of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s law enforcement policies was stinging. A law banning the use of chokeholds and similar types of restraints by police officers was “insane.” Agreeing to cut the Police Department budget was a “bow to mob rule.” Those who failed to “stand up for what’s right” were “cowards.” But the […]

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Calls Grow for Michigan Mayor to Resign After Saying He Could See How Someone Becomes a White Supremacist

Photo: SETH HERALD (Getty Images) In Harper Woods, Mich., protests have been ongoing since the death of Priscilla Slater, a Black woman, while in police custody in June. The town’s longtime mayor is now facing growing calls to resign because of comments he made sympathizing with white supremacists after his wife got into an altercation […]

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City of Tulsa Will Remove BLM Mural After Local Republican Party Chairman Asks to Paint Pro-Police Message

In this June 15, 2020, file photo, people walk past a Black Wall Street mural in the Greenwood district in Tulsa, Okla.Photo: Sue Ogrocki (Getty Images) The city of Tulsa has ordered that a Black Lives Matter mural, painted on a street in the district where the Black Wall Street massacre happened nearly 100 years […]

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Don’t Call 911: America’s Policing and Healthcare Systems Fail Black People With Mental Health Challenges

Kayla Moore. Ezell Ford. Deborah Danner. Marcus-David Peters. Pamela Turner. Each of these Black people were killed by police. They all dealt with mental health challenges. Advertisement In this country, folks with mental health concerns are 16 times more likely to be killed by law enforcement. And as calls to defund and abolish America’s police […]

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All Police Can Be Secret Police

The president’s move also gave local officials something dramatic to stand up to—and distance themselves from. Last week, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed by federal agents at a protest “as dozens of reporters and photographers—and a sardonic crowd of demonstrators chanting, ‘Fuck Ted Wheeler!’—watched the mayor cough, don clear plastic goggles, and give an […]

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Florida Man Charged After Allegedly Using Coronavirus Relief Funds To Buy Lamborghini

A man in Florida has been charged after allegedly ripping off the government’s coronavirus Paycheck Protection Program and using the money to buy a Lamborghini Huracan. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 29-year-old David T. Hines of Miami submitted various fraudulent loan applications making numerous false and misleading statements about the payroll expenses of […]

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Val Demings is on Biden’s VP List. Will Her Police Career Hurt or Help?

An Orlando police officer shoved a 27-year-old Hispanic woman down a flight of stairs, breaking her ankle. A jury ordered him to pay her medical bills. Another officer slammed an 84-year-old World War II veteran to the ground during a car-towing dispute, resulting in doctors’ putting him into a medically induced coma. The city had […]

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Outrage Against NYPD Builds After Viral Video Of Protester Being Thrown Into Unmarked Van

Source: Ira L. Black – Corbis / Getty The NYPD continues to face major backlash amid protests against police brutality. Criticism for the department peaked again on Tuesday when a video went viral of cops throwing a protester into an unmarked van. According to Gothamist, plainclothes officers grabbed the protester — who was identified as […]

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Cities in Bind as Turmoil Spreads Far Beyond Portland

SEATTLE — A series of strident new protests over police misconduct rattled cities across the country over the weekend, creating a new dilemma for state and local leaders who had succeeded in easing some of the turbulence in their streets until a showdown over the use of federal agents in Oregon stirred fresh outrage. With […]

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White House Lies About Paw Patrol Being Cancelled While Criticizing So-Called ‘Cancel Culture’ for Cops

Image: Shutterstock/Drew Angerer (Getty Images) As part of its ongoing campaign to flood American cities with federal police all too willing to do the President’s violent bidding, not to mention drag the country’s institutions of government further into absurdity, the Trump Administration is now decrying the loss of the children’s show Paw Patrol as an […]

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Hundreds Protest And Party Outside Of Mayor Lightfoot’s Home Amid Federal Agents Coming To Chicago

Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is facing major criticism after she agreed to allowing federal agents in the city. According to 5Chicago, hundreds of protestors gathered near her Logan Square home on Thursday night. Similar to demands across the country, they demanded the defunding of the Chicago Police Department. Folks on […]

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Federal Cops Are Already in Seattle and the Mayor Is Pissed

Federal agents have arrived in Seattle, and local officials aren’t happy. King County Executive Dow Constantine tweeted on Thursday night that a federal plane had landed at the King County International Airport just south of downtown Seattle, and “more than a dozen personnel drove off to an unknown destination” Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Washington […]

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Chicago Temporarily Removes Columbus Statues, Paving the Way for Increased Law Enforcement in Black Neighborhoods

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Chicago said arrivederci to its Christopher Columbus statues in the early hours of Friday morning, in response to protests “that have become unsafe for both protesters and police,” said Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Advertisement As WGN TV Chicago reports, construction crews used a large crane to remove the Grant Park […]

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Is China’s Effort to Mass Collect DNA the Future of Policing?

For several years now, the police and other authorities in China have been collecting across the country DNA samples from millions of men and boys who aren’t suspected of having committed any crime. In a report published by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute last month, we exposed the extent of the Chinese government’s program of […]

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Couple Charged With Rioting After Hong Kong Protest Are Found Not Guilty

HONG KONG — A newlywed couple who were among the first to be charged with the serious crime of rioting in connection with the protests in Hong Kong were found not guilty on Friday. A teenager was also acquitted. The judge in the case said there was no direct evidence against the defendants, who were […]

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Cop Suspended For Terrible Freestyle Rap. No One Seems to Notice the White Supremacist Lyrics

Screenshot: Instagram/Jon P Newland A police officer protecting and serving the suburbs of one of America’s blackest cities was demoted and given an extended weekend break after posting a mumblerap freestyle to social media that could only be appreciated by people whose top five emcees are Post Malone, Iggy Azalea, Dylan, Dylan and Dylan (he […]

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