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 […]

Canada’s Cops Were Ready to Shoot Indigenous Anti-Pipeline Activists

RCMP officers were instructed to use as much violence as they wanted at the blockade of the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline. Kanahus Manuel, an indigenous activist in British Columbia, said it’s part of Canada’s long colonial legacy. The post Canada’s Cops Were Ready to Shoot Indigenous Anti-Pipeline Activists appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: […]

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 […]

Exclusive: Did A Sheriff intentionally Hit This Motorcyclist?  

PAR investigates a collision that lead to serious injuries for a motorcyclist on Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore, and examines both the evidence what police aren’t saying about the incident that almost killed a man. The post Exclusive: Did A Sheriff intentionally Hit This Motorcyclist?   appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/exclusive-did-a-sheriff-intentionally-hit-this-motorcyclist Droolin’ […]

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. […]

The Unchecked Growth of Policing Makes Everyone a Criminal, Even Children

Despite a nationwide drop in crime the number of cops continues to grow.  In this episode of The Police Accountability Report we examine some of the consequences of that growth and how it leads to unnecessary arrests and increased incarceration The post The Unchecked Growth of Policing Makes Everyone a Criminal, Even Children appeared first […]