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Loveland, Colorado, Activists Call for Criminal Charges to be Dropped Against Man Who Was Allegedly Beaten Outside of Target

On July 13th, Loveland police officers were called to a Target store at Centerra after store management claimed a male had been causing a disturbance inside and outside of the store [Source: Coloradoan]. When officers arrived, they found a male…
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Washington police accused of misconduct after protests

After the large scale protests around the country related to George Floyd’s death , the Seattle police watchdog organization was overwhelmed with complaints about police misconduct. Such a large volume of complaints were filed in a short period…
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Colorado, Father Sues Colorado Springs Police Department After Being Tased While Visiting with His Daughter in the ICU

The Colorado Springs Police Department is being recognized yet again for officer misconduct, this time in a lawsuit. According to KDVR, military veteran C.J. Anderson arrived at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs last April with his fiancée…
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Washington D.C. is about to reform their police to prevent violence and misconduct

Concerns over police brutality and misconduct have led lawmakers in Washington D.C. to look into changes that would provide more oversight and accountability. This comes as a part of larger national reforms and movements to defund police departments.   Local…
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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Breonna Taylor Alleges Police Raided the Home Without Probable Cause

Before a police officer can enter a person’s home, they must either obtain permission from the homeowner or acquire a search warrant that permits them entry. Only under certain circumstances can an officer of the law enter a home without first…
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Overland Park, Kansas Police Officer Receives $70,000 Severance Package to Resign After Shooting and Killing 17-Year-Old

It was in 2018 when former Overland Park Officer Clayton Jenison arrived at the Albers residence after learning from social media that 17-year-old John Albers allegedly was a threat to himself [Source: Fox 4]. After Jenison arrived at the family’s…
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Baton Rouge police officer is investigated for beating a drunken man at a bar

A Baton Rouge police officer was captured on video beating a man outside of a bar in the Tigerland neighborhood near LSU. Officer punches an intoxicated patron outside of a bar The footage begins with the officer throwing several punches…
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Iowa City demonstrators may have been wrongfully arrested for stealing documents from police

Residents in Iowa City were concerned that police may have been using fabricated or inapplicable charges to arrest and charge protesters while using unnecessary force to make arrests.  Protesters steal sensitive information and share it…
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In Honolulu Hawaii, an ex-police officer was sentenced to four years in prison for forcing a homeless man to lick a public urinal.

A U.S. judge sentenced a former Honolulu police officer Wednesday to four years in prison for forcing a homeless man to lick a public urinal. telling him to imagine someone doing that to his (the officer’s) two young daughters. The homeless…
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Richmond Virginia police actions were scrutinized after demonstrators were shot with tear gas

Local leaders in Richmond, Virginia were concerned about police misconduct during protests related to the death of George Floyd. Some officers deployed tear gas improperly and got into physical altercations with protesters.  Protests and…
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Phoenix police shoot a woman as she is arrested for drug possession

A central Phoenix woman was shot by police officers during an arrest when they responded to complaint at a hotel room. Woman was injured by bullets as the police struggled to detain her The incident began when police officers responded…
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How can I hold a Fort Walton Beach, FL police officer accountable for the injuries I suffered while being detained?

If you were injured by a Fort Walton Beach, FL police officer while being detained and you believe the level of force that was applied was considered excessive, you may have a viable claim against the officer and/or the department. Now, there…
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An initial investigation shows police were unauthorized to engage in chase that led to death of a mother and son in Maryland.

Prince George’s County police said Saturday that a preliminary investigation showed a deadly car chase involving police may have been unauthorized. Officials are investigating the Thursday chase and crash, which killed a mother and son, said…
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Indiana Police Office Captured on Camera Applying Chokehold Two Days After His Department Banned It

Two days after the Mayor of Anderson, Indiana and Anderson Police Chief Jake Brown banned the use of chokeholds, an Indiana officer was captured on video applying a chokehold to a 21-year-old suspect. The Daily Mail shared the video footage…
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Delaware Police Officer Fired Over “Racially Biased” Social Media Post

A police officer in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware has been fired over a social media post his department claims was “inappropriate” and “racially biased.” The Washington Post says that internal law enforcement resources became aware of the…
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Police Officers in Colorado Springs, Colorado Caught on Camera Violently Arresting a Protestor

The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is looking into the arrest of a man who they say was resisting officer orders shortly after a protest was held. A video of the incident was captured on video by a driver who later shared the footage…
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Can I sue for police misconduct in Colorado?

When a police officer violates one or more of their department’s policies or a person’s rights which results in them being physically or psychologically harmed, that individual holds the right to sue the department, the city, or even the…
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Colorado Introduces Police Reform Bill that Would Ban Chokeholds and Allow for More Transparency

In response to George Floyd’s death and the large protests being held around the country to recognize and stop police brutality, Colorado introduced a police reform bill that would not only ban chokeholds and require police officers to wear…