Former Minnesota cop sentenced in fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter, who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop after drawing her service weapon rather than her Taser, has been sentenced. Potter was sentenced to two years in prison, less time than the prosecutors or the Wright family wanted. Prosecutors had recommended seven years, two months. She was convicted […]

White officer uses stun gun on Black student during violent altercation (video)

A White officer in Central Florida was filmed using a stun gun on a Black female student following a violent altercation in the school cafeteria. The incident occurred at Eustis High School in Central Florida on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Video shows the officer and female student entangled, as the student throws multiple punches at […]

DC transit cops use Taser on unarmed Black man asking questions (video)

The use of force against an unarmed Black man by transit cops in Washington, D.C., has resulted in an internal investigation. A video was posted to Facebook that shows Metro Transit Police Department officers using a Taser on an unarmed Black man who was asking questions. According to the MTPD, officers were responding to a […]

Georgia cop suspended after violent arrest of Black dad caught on video

There is a serious problem when it comes to police dealing with people of color in the community. The disconnect between presumed innocence and use of force seems to be evident with frequent reports of a citizen being brutalized. The latest incident to hit the news comes from the city of Monroe, Georgia, and a […]

Atlanta cop fired after assaulting a Black mom over a traffic ticket (video)

There is an opening in the Atlanta Police Department after a veteran officer was fired. The APD announced that Sgt. James Hines has been terminated over his actions during a May 10, 2019, traffic stop that was caught on video. The video shows Hines, brutally yanking Maggie Thomas from her car, slamming her to the […]

When teen laughs at spanking, dad uses more shocking form of discipline

For many parents, discipline comes in many forms, including spanking. As a child gets older, however, spanking sometimes becomes more difficult. One Florida father decided that when his 17-year-old son was acting up again he would use his belt. After a few blows, however, the teen laughed at his father and the spanking. The reaction […]

Cincinnati cop tases 11-year-old Black girl for this

Lawmakers in Cincinnati are outraged after a veteran police officer used a taser stun gun on an 11-year-old Black girl who was suspected of shoplifting. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said he has launched an internal investigation after the episode popped off at around 9:30 p.m. Monday at a Kroger in Cincinnati. Authorities say off-duty officer […]

Batons and tasers have no effect on Florida man at Wendy’s (video)

Once again, something strange has occurred in Florida; this time at a Wendy’s restaurant in the town of Cutler Bay. It was there that a disheveled and sweaty Joaquin Labaut, 35, began acting erratically and police were called to the scene. Initially, two female officers responded and calmly gave Labaut, who is 6′3″ and 240 […]

3 Georgia cops charged with felony murder for killing a man ‘taking a walk’

The family of Eurie Martin and their legal counsel were informed that District Attorney Hayward Altman will present felony murder charges to a grand jury against three Georgia deputies. Martin was tasered to death during an encounter with the three Washington County sheriff’s deputies this past July. Attorneys Mawuli Davis and Francys Johnson are their […]

Racist customer beaten and tasered by Burger King workers (video)

A racist customer at a Houston Burger King got more than a Whopper when he decided to verbally and physically assault employees while wrecking the restaurant. The unidentified customer challenged Black employees by yelling “Spray that s— n—–” and throwing cash registers to the ground as well as other items at workers. One worker is […]

Police taser wheelchair bound woman for allegedly recording arrest

Police officers in Texas have some explaining to do after they tasered a woman in a wheelchair. According to Sheketha Holman, 36, deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Department in Houston were arresting her pregnant daughter at a neighborhood gas station. When Holman confronted the officers and began taking pictures, she claims they became angry. […]

Mentally ill man dies after NYPD cop uses taser during arrest   

There have been disturbing incidents of mentally ill persons dying at the hands of police in 2016. This week in New York City, another person described as learning disabled by family members has died after an encounter with police. Authorities have stated that they received a 911 call reporting that a man with a knife […]

Police tased Black man 20 times before he died

[jwplatform 71zDg6IH] Linwood Lambert, according to police, was having a psychotic episode in a hotel room in South Boston, Virginia. According to police, he was speaking erratically and stating there were bodies in the ceiling of his room. Police told Lambert they were going to take him to a hospital emergency room for his own […]

Federal agents use dogs and tasers on unarmed protesters in standoff

It’s a place with problems that normally would not raise an eyebrow, but it is a story with national consequences. Rancher Cliven Bundy has been grazing his cattle on property his family has had since the 1870s. But in 1993 the Bureau of Land Management put in place new rules to protect the endangered Desert […]

Black man brutalized by white transit cops in Bay Area caught on camera

In a video that was shot by a subway rider on a Bay Area Rapid Transit Authority (BART) railcar, a transit cop tasers a black rider for no reason. The police were told that someone on the car was harassing riders, but passengers told the cop that was not the case. Despite this, in the […]

Beyoncé and Jay Z’s former bodyguard killed by Miami cops

Norman Oosterbroek, a 43-year old former bodyguard to numerous celebrities, was reportedly tasered and killed by Miami police earlier this week. The incident occurred on Monday, September 2nd, when Oosterbroek allegedly was an intruder in a home in Pinecrest, Florida; a suburban community in Miami-Dade County.

Black pastor and firefighter waves at white Indiana police officers, they retaliate

It seems that pleasantries are socially unacceptable. At least it is for Evansville, Ind.-based Memorial Baptist Church youth pastor and firefighter George Madison, Jr., 38, who waved at police when they approached an intersection. He was on his bicycle and they were in there police cruiser when he greeted his fellow men in uniform. While passing […]

Black mother arrested for using a stun gun on her daughter

Orange County, Fla. resident Melissa Neale, 34, was at her wits end on last Thursday, June 13, when she used a stun gun to discipline her daughter. Neale was upset because her daughter didn’t make the oatmeal the “right way.” Talk about Burger King’s “have it your way” setting high expectations when it comes to […]

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