Body Cam Shows Brutal Arrest of Man for Exercising 1st Amendment Rights

A recent arrest of a man playing guitar on a public sidewalk raises deeper questions about the power of American policing and how cops have nearly lawless discretion to arrest and harm. The post Body Cam Shows Brutal Arrest of Man for Exercising 1st Amendment Rights appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/body-cam-brutal-arrest-man-first-amendment-rights […]

Breaking: Cop Charged for Shooting Handcuffed Man 7 Times

While waiting handcuffed in a police car after a traffic stop, a man was shot 7 times by Cpl Michael Owen from Prince Georges County, MD. The officer was not wearing his body camera at the time of the shooting and the Police department has already placed under a consent decree for unconstitutional policing and […]

The Top Five Most Ridiculous Arrests of 2019

The police accountability report takes a critical look at some of the most disturbing acts of policing caught on video in 2019. The post The Top Five Most Ridiculous Arrests of 2019 appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/the-top-five-most-ridiculous-arrests-of-2019 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was […]

Breaking: Cop Charged with Making Multiple False Arrests

Baltimore Police Sgt Ethan Newberg is facing 32 counts of false imprisonment and assault for using illegal arrests to intimidate the community, prosecutors allege. The post Breaking: Cop Charged with Making Multiple False Arrests appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/cop_charged_with_making_multiple_false_arrests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The […]

The Inside Story of an Elite Law Enforcement Unit Which Ran a Criminal Gang Inside a US Jail

The police accountability report talks to a first-hand witness to the alleged crimes of a group of corrections officers charged with brutalizing inmates as part of a larger criminal scheme. The post The Inside Story of an Elite Law Enforcement Unit Which Ran a Criminal Gang Inside a US Jail appeared first on The Real […]

Shoot First, Get Paid Later

The Police Accountability Report explores how a controversial shooting may lead to a lifetime pension for the officer involved, and why concepts like blanket criminality and moral disqualification drive the system that rewards questionable behavior. The post Shoot First, Get Paid Later appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/shoot-first-get-paid-later Droolin’ Dog sniffed out […]

Why the NFL/Kaepernick Saga Is Bigger than Football

Dave Zirin explains why Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing struggle with the NFL is really an example of how Black dissent is punished in the US. The post Why the NFL/Kaepernick Saga Is Bigger than Football appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/why-nfl-kaepernick-bigger-than-football Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The […]

Exclusive: The 911 Call This Swat Team Doesn’t Want You to Hear

The Police Accountability Report obtained an exclusive recording of a 911 operator threatening to arrest a caller complaining about a SWAT team that stormed her property without a warrant. The call is part of our ongoing investigation into the arrest of Columbus, OH resident Nick Pettit, who was charged after filming officers slapping a suspect. […]

Should Politicians Respond to Systemic Issues As If They Are Our Parents?

Hari Ziyad talks about whether voters, especially Black voters, should expect politicians to give them personal advice on how to handle institutional problems. The post Should Politicians Respond to Systemic Issues As If They Are Our Parents? appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/should-politicians-respond-systemic-issues-as-if-they-are-parents Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it […]

How Cops Avoid Mandatory Minimum Sentences That Would Put Anyone Else In Jail

In an exclusive an interview with the victim of a nearly deadly encounter with a cop, Kevon Miller describes how the officer avoided jail time despite committing a crime that required a mandatory minimum sentence The post How Cops Avoid Mandatory Minimum Sentences That Would Put Anyone Else In Jail appeared first on The Real […]