Tag Archives: police brutality

Colorado Cop Suspended For Threat To “Beat The Hell Out Of” Democrats: “Now’s The True Time To Be Afraid”

“If for some reason we lose do we get to be little bitches and beat the hell out of the other party like they did. Because they don’t believe in what we do. In fact in case we actually let Biden win. “There will be far fewer results than this year because we’ll help them find God. Democrats you were …

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KY State Police Commissioner Resigns In Hitler Scandal

CBS News reports: The Kentucky State police commissioner resigned from his position Monday after a report surfaced that the department used a training slideshow that included quotes from Adolf Hitler, officials said. Rodney Brewer’s resignation will go into effect on Wednesday. Kentucky Police Academy used a training slideshow as recently as 2013 that advocated for violence during altercations and instructed …

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North Carolina Cops Sued For Voter Intimidation

NBC News reports: A federal lawsuit is accusing police in North Carolina of voter intimidation after they deployed pepper spray during a get-out-the vote rally and hauled several participants to jail in a chaotic display of pre-Election Day discord. The complaint, filed late Monday against the police chief of Graham, a rural community west of Durham, and the Alamance County …

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FL Cops Seen On Video Pummeling Trump Protester

Tampa’s WMNF reports: A video showing the arrest of a Clearwater man during a political rally in Palm Harbor has raised concerns over a deputy’s use of force. The video shows deputies punching a Joe Biden supporter in the head and elbowing him in the back multiple times as he’s being held to the ground. Scott Rexroat draped himself in …

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NC Cops Pepper-Spray Voters Marching To Polls [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: On the final day of early voting in North Carolina, police in Alamance County pepper-sprayed a group of voters who were marching to the polls, leaving demonstrators injured and vomiting in the streets. At least one journalist was arrested in the chaotic showdown on Saturday in Alamance County, a red county but one that may decide …

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Kentucky State Police Training Materials Quote Hitler, Tells Officers To “Meet Violence With Greater Violence”

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Gov. Andy Beshear reacted to a report Friday showing a Kentucky State Police training slideshow quoting Adolf Hitler three times and advocating officers to use “ruthless” violence, calling it “unacceptable.” Students in the journalism program at Louisville’s duPont Manual High School obtained the slideshow from the agency through an open records request and first reported it. …

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Texas Sheriff Indicted In Death Of Black Man [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A grand jury on Monday indicted a Texas sheriff on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by a police reality TV series “Live PD.” Williamson County records show Sheriff Robert Chody is facing the third-degree felony charge …

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One Former Cop Indicted In Breonna Taylor Killing

The Louisville Courier Journal reports: Jefferson County grand jury has indicted one of three Louisville officers will face criminal charges in the March 13 fatal police shooting of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor. It was announced Wednesday. Former detective Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly was not indicted. Detective Myles Cosgrove was not indicted. …

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Trump Cheers “Beautiful” Violence Against Reporters

Forbes reports: During a rally in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, President Trump took his “law and order” message a step further, not only applauding harsh law enforcement treatment of protesters, but of journalists as well. Sometimes they grab one guy, ‘I’m a reporter! I’m a reporter!” Trump said gleefully, aggressively pantomiming a Guardsman throwing aside the reporter and shouting “get out …

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TX Cops Who Used Force Rewarded With Gift Cards

The Austin Statesman reports: Williamson County sheriff’s office leaders rewarded deputies who used force on the job with steakhouse gift cards, according to two former employees, one of whom made the admission to Texas Rangers investigating the agency’s aggressive tactics. Among the deputies who received gift cards to places such as Logan’s Roadhouse were J.J. Johnson and Zach Camden, the …

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City Of Louisville Settles With Family Of Breonna Taylor

NBC News reports: The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has reached a settlement with Breonna Taylor’s family six months after she was killed in her home during a police drug raid. A source familiar with the details of the settlement told NBC News the agreement is in the millions of dollars and will include a list of police reforms that will …

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Joe Biden Condemns Violence By Antifa [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Joe Biden specifically condemned violence committed by Antifa during the unrest that has gripped the nation for months. He told WGAL’s Barbara Barr that he has condemned violent unrest from the beginning, and attacked President Donald Trump for not doing the same. “I condemned it across the board. The president still hasn’t condemned the far right folks coming …

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Seven Cops Suspended In Death Of NY Black Man

Rochester’s ABC News affiliate reports: Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced Thursday that the officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude have been suspended. In total, seven Rochester police officers are suspended with pay, including three that were named in a police report obtained by the attorney representing Prude’s family: Officers Mark Vaughn, Troy Taladay, and Fransisco Santiago. Prude, a …

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Bidens Meet Privately With Blake Family In Kenosha

CBS News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden met on Thursday with the family of Jacob Blake during a trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin, which was roiled by unrest after Blake, who is Black, was shot in the back seven times by a police officer. The Bidens met privately with members of the Blake family in a Milwaukee …

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Bill Barr Denies Police Brutality, Attacks Voting By Mail

CNN reports: Attorney General William Barr, in an exclusive interview on CNN, broadly defended the actions of police, saying shootings of Black Americans often weren’t racially motivated and weren’t as common as public demonstrations have made them seem. “I don’t think there are two justice systems,” Barr said in a sometimes contentious interview on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf …

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Joe Biden To Visit Kenosha “As Soon As Possible”

The New York Times reports: Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said on Tuesday that Joseph R. Biden Jr. planned to visit Kenosha “as soon as possible” to help calm the city — and slammed President Trump’s trip there as an attempt to fuel “hate.” Mr. Perez, speaking on a conference call with reporters, said Mr. Biden’s …

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Trump To Visit Kenosha, Meet With Law Enforcement

Politico reports: President Donald Trump is to visit Kenosha, Wis., where unrest has surged over the past week in the wake of the police shooting of an unarmed African American man, Jacob Blake. during a roundtable discussion in Orange, Texas, in which state officials assessed the storm damage from Hurricane Laura, a reporter asked the president whether he would also …

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Mets And Marlins Players Exit Field After Moment Of Silence, Leaving A BLM Shirt On Home Plate [VIDEO]

Yahoo Sports reports: As team after team announced they would refuse to play games in protest of Jacob Blake’s shooting, the New York Mets and Miami Marlins still decided to take the field on Thursday night. And then they walked off. After rumblings of a potential player protest, the Mets took their places on the field as scheduled. However, starting …

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NBA To Resume Playoffs, Trump Mocks “Bad Ratings”

ESPN reports: NBA players have decided to resume the playoffs, a source tells ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Thursday’s three playoff games are postponed, the league announced. Demanding societal change and ending racial injustice has been a major part of the NBA’s restart at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The phrase “Black Lives Matter” is painted on the arena courts, …

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Pence Won’t Speak At Wisconsin College Due To Unrest

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports: Wisconsin Lutheran College said Vice President Mike Pence won’t serve as the school’s commencement speaker Thursday after “careful consideration of the escalating events in Kenosha.” The college, which is in Milwaukee, said it has chosen Rev. Mark Jeske of St. Marcus Lutheran Church as a substitute speaker for Saturday’s event. The commencement is not on …

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