Police brutality

FRAMINGHAM, MA A Framingham police Swat Team killed an unarmed grandfather of 12 in Framingham Massachusetts, 68-year-old Eurie Stamps. The Boston Herald Reports: A Framingham SWAT team member yesterday was placed on administrative leave for fatally shooting a 68-year-old grandfather of 12, police said, as relatives struggled to cope with the sudden and violent death. […]

SAN FRANCISCO– A cell phone video of San Francisco police shooting a man in a wheelchair armed with a knife has surfaced. The man doesn’t seem to pose to much of a threat to the undercover cops but there are reports that he had previously stabbed another officer. KTVU reports: A passerby shot the video […]

Seattle Police have released footage of the killing of a deaf Native American woodcarver who was carrying a knife. Officer Ian Burk killed Native American woodcarver, John T. Williams who was carrying a small knife used for woodcarving. While officer Burk did ask Williams to drop his knife, Williams was deaf in one ear according […]

Rohan Marley, son of Bob Marley and the father of Lauryn Hill’s children was maced and assaulted by an of duty police officer in Los Angeles at the Club, Voyeur according to The Urban Daily. Sources say Rohan got into an argument and fight with another clubgoer and was restrained and maced by an off […]

DETROIT (AP) The family of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was killed in a Detroit police raid to find a murder suspect, has sued A&E Television Networks for encouraging police aggression by videotaping the raid. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit Tuesday claims the network and production crew filming for the cable television […]

Brooklyn — A brawl between what appears to be high school students and the NYPD was caught on tape and posted on YouTube. The fight appears to be at the Broadway Junction Subway stop in Brooklyn. RELATED STORIES Woman Says Cops Brutally Beat Her For Not Picking Up Dog Poop NYPD Paid $1 Billion In […]

What ran across your mind when you watched Angel L. Rosenthal get allegedly assaulted in “The Seattle Police Officer Punches Girl” video, or Kat Stacks allegedly getting assaulted in the “Kat Stacks Gets Beat Up” video?

From the NY Times: HOUSTON — This is a town that prides itself on being among the most diverse and tolerant cities in the country, but two recent cases of alleged police brutality against young black men have stirred anger among civil rights leaders and left some residents wondering just how far race relations in […]