The increasing number of violent confrontations between police and African-Americans, most of whom are unarmed, have seeped into the consciousness of Americans. Fueled by videos taken by civilians and a growing number of videos taken by police wearing body cams and police car dashboard cameras. 454 more words
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Francis Pusok will receive $650,000 after his brutal encounter with California deputies was caught on camera. Who winds up paying such bills?
After avoiding arrest, fleeing on a horse, and being beaten by deputies, 30-year-old Francis Pusok… 259 more words
DENVER (AP) — Measures to expand the use of police body cameras and updates to officer training have cleared the Colorado House.
The body camera legislation would create a grant program to buy the devices for interested departments. 87 more words
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rogue ex-police officer testifying against drug squad colleagues in a federal corruption trial in Philadelphia admits he committed “thousands” of crimes during his career. 122 more words
By Matt Agorist on April 6, 2015
A new report by ThinkProgress.com unearthed disturbing figures when it came to the number of police-related deaths that occurred in America in the month of March alone. 290 more words