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An Armed Black Business Owner was Punched in the Face by an Alabama Police Officer Who Mistook Him for a Robber

When business owner Kevin Penn contacted Decatur police for help on March 15th, he was already holding the man who tried to rob his liquor store at gunpoint. All he needed at that point was for his local law enforcement agency to come and arrest…

Alabama, why is Police Misconduct so Common?

Police misconduct and police brutality are very common and have been part of the police system since the very beginning. Over the years, the law has intervened and decreased the amount of power given to officers to help control the level of…
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5 Troy Police Officers Sued For Police Brutality

The family of Ulysses Wilkerson claims that five Troy police officers blatantly violated his Fourth Amendment rights in Alabama. The lawsuit is in connection with an earlier arrest that landed Wilkerson in the hospital. Family Files Lawsuit…