Two Sacramento police officers were placed on administrative leave after shooting an unarmed black man to death in his backyard on March 18, 2018. The officers were responding to a call about car windows being broken nearby. They entered Stephen Clark’s backyard.
Betty Jean Tucker, a 62-year-old resident of Canton, Mississippi, says she was hosting a barbecue for family and friends in 2014 when several unmarked cars appeared. Plainclothes deputies from the Madison County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) jumped out.
In its 2015 report on the Ferguson, Missouri, police department’s rights-violating, revenue-maximizing enforcement of the city’s municipal code, the Justice Department described a 32-year-old African-American man who was accosted by a cop while “sitting in his car cooling off after playing basketball” in a local park on a summer afternoon in 2012.
Has a bullying Louisiana sheriff learned his lesson about abusing power? The targets of an illegitimate and unconstitutional 2016 raid he ordered think he has. Yet Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter has received no formal discipline for his conduct.
Here’s how the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) uses your tax dollars – to pay a creep to pretend he loves a woman, play with her children, and persuade her to break the law for him so that the agents can swoop in and arrest her.
Charnesia Corley was a 21-year-old college student with no criminal record when two cops from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office stopped her in June 2015 for running a red light. After searching her car, police claimed to have found .02 ounces of marijuana .
Ismael Lopez awoke to a commotion outside his front door on July 23rd, shortly before midnight. Moments later, he was dead. A police officer shot Lopez after he allegedly refused to put down the gun he was holding when he answered the door.