Milwaukee cop celebrated his violent arrest of NBA player on Facebook

Police officers conspired to rough up Sterling Brown and celebrated after the fact, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Milwaukee Bucks guard alleges. The complaint includes multiple Facebook posts from Officer Erik Andrade, one of several Milwaukee cops present for Brown’s arrest in…

Minneapolis police regularly used ‘date rape drug’ on people in custody, report finds

Police in Minneapolis asked medical responders to inject people with ketamine, a powerful sedative, even if they were already restrained in handcuffs or strapped to a gurney, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper, which obtained a copy of the city’s civil rights review on…

State police work with anti-terrorism center to spy on pipeline protesters

Virginia police agencies are coordinating with a state anti-terrorism center to monitor residents opposed to a major pipeline that will transport large volumes of natural gas from West Virginia into Virginia. Civil liberties advocates are concerned that the collaboration represents another example of U.S. police…

BREAKING: Jury acquits J20 protester of assault on police officer, mistrial declared on riot charges

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A J20 protester tried for assaulting a police officer in the chaos of Inauguration Day 2017 was found not guilty Thursday, marking a significant evolution in the string of losses that federal prosecutors have taken in the series of trials. Anthony Felice…

New video of Sterling Brown arrest shows cops stepping on his ankle, singing about more money

Milwaukee taxpayers may yet shoulder the cost of a legal settlement over their police department’s needlessly violent arrest of NBA rookie Sterling Brown. But they’ve already shelled out a little extra over the incident in the form of overtime pay for the officer who waited…

Georgia police officer fired for intentionally hitting suspect with car

A police officer in Georgia has been fired after purposefully ramming his cruiser into a fleeing suspect. Taylor Saulters, an officer with Athens-Clarke County Police Department, was pursuing a suspect Friday in his patrol car. After initially trying to block the man, who was identified…

Video of police punching a young mother in the head during an arrest goes viral

Emily Weinman was enjoying a day out at the beach with her young daughter in New Jersey when police confronted her on suspicion of underage drinking and violently restrained her, punching her in the head several times. Video of Weinman’s arrest has since gone viral,…

Secret recording by Spanish police could mean trouble for Donald Trump Jr.

Spanish police secretly recorded conversations between Alexander Torshin, an official at Russia’s Central Bank with close ties to the NRA, and Alexander Romanov, a Russian who was convicted of money laundering, Yahoo News reports. The discussions were related to a meeting Torshin had with Donald Trump Jr….