The Texas mother who was belittled and arrested by a local cop after calling the police to report an assault on her young son has spoken out about the incident after footage of the encounter went viral. A protest of the arrests took place Thursday night.
Video footage of a Kansas undersherrif tasing a 91-year-old man has been made public. The incident, which happened in March, saw the cop use a Taser to subdue an elderly man at a nursing home after he was disorderly and allegedly struck another patient.
A Texas police officer has been placed on restricted duty after an encounter, captured on film, in which the white officer wrestled and arrested a black woman who had called police claiming her seven-year-old son was assaulted by a neighbor for littering.
Police at Detroit Metropolitan Airport physically removed a woman from a Delta Air Lines flight after she had boarded the plane without permission, then refused to leave her seat. The removal was caught on video by other passengers on the flight.
The marshal and four deputies of a small town in northern Indiana abruptly quit their jobs, claiming the town council had asked the police department to do “illegal, unethical, and immoral things,” while leaving officers underfunded.
Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office twice shocked a woman in a wheelchair with a Taser, once when she was on the ground and handcuffed. The sheriff's office is investigating its own deputies' use of force in the case.
Manhattan's district attorney wants to "end the sale and distribution of impenetrable mobile devices" through federal legislation, adding there are 400 "lawfully-seized Apple devices" in New York County that are inaccessible to investigators.
A woman who was nine months pregnant and held at the Milwaukee County Jail in July said she notified a corrections officer that she was going into labor, but the officer laughed at her. Her newborn died later in the day, she says in a legal filing.