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from Blue Scholar Blog

Rampant Police Misconduct

Chicago Judge Richard Posner argues that taping cops brutalizing citizens prevents the officers from "doing their job" and invades their privacy. Description from I searched for this on

from Mail Online

Thousands of police brutality protesters rally at Mall of America

Protesting police brutality: Protesters at the Mall of America wore face masks saying, 'I can't breathe' to protest the police brutality against Eric Garner


Police Kill Black Women All The Time, Too — We Just Don't Hear About It

Protestors in New York flooded the streets last week, toting signs that blazed with images and phrases about cruel injustice. Just a week after similar events in Ferguson, a grand jury ruled that Daniel Pantaleo — the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner

from NY Daily News

Ex-Baltimore cop labeled 'rat' after police brutality claim

‘If you snitch, your career is done’: Former Baltimore cop says he was harassed, labeled a 'rat' after attempt to root out police brutality Det. Joseph Crystal witnessed a handcuffed drug suspect beaten and his ankle broken by a fellow Baltimore police officer. When he was compelled to report it to his superiors, the nightmare started. Crystal, now a police officer in Florida, is suing the department over the backlash. BY RICH SCHAPIRO NEW YORK DAILY , January 14, 2015,


Sgt. Brandon Ruff, an eight-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police force, filed a police brutality lawsuit against his own Department on Monday. Ruff says that he was assaulted by seven officers when he attempted to anonymously turn three handguns in to the 35th district department. In his lawsuit, Ruff said that the acts of violence “were committed willfully, wantonly, maliciously, intentionally, outrageously, deliberately and/or by conduct so egregious as to shock the conscience.”

from Odyssey

Children Should Never Have To Fear The Police

ACTIVISM: This picture shows the fear that some people in society have for the police and the lack of trust they have for them as well. This is a major problem because some people seriously question who they can go to when they need help.