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Chicago Cop Admits To Drinking Before Fatal Shooting; Settles Lawsuit With Family

Dec 21, 2012, By NewsOne Staff Chicago police officer Gildardo Sierra, 32, admitted that he drank “multiple beers” before killing Flint Farmer in June, 2011 and has settled a civil lawsuit with Farmer’s estate for an undisclosed amount, reports the … Continue reading

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Woman Sues Pantego Police Over Burst Breast Implant

Woman says implant ruptured during arrest By Mola Lenghi, Friday, Nov 2, 2012 View more videos at: http://nbcdfw.com. A North Texas woman who says a Pantego police officer caused her breast implants to rupture during an arrest is suing the … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Man shot by Chicago police ‘without cause’

By Bridget Doyle Tribune reporter 7:23 a.m. CDT, August 24, 2012 A Chicago man is suing the city and six Chicago police officers because he says he was shot twice “without cause” while he was unarmed in the South Austin … Continue reading

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7 Rules for Recording Police

The law in 38 states plainly allows citizens to record police, as long as you don’t physically interfere with their work. Police might still unfairly harass you, detain you, or confiscate your camera. They might even arrest you for some … Continue reading

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Rekia Boyd Lawsuit: Family Of Unarmed Woman Killed By Off-Duty Chicago Cop Sues City

It was an unseasonably warm March night when 22-year-old Rekia Boyd was gunned down by an off-duty police officer in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood. Boyd was with a group of friends around 1 a.m. near 15th Place and Albany Avenue when … Continue reading

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Violent crackdown on Occupy protesters in Oakland, California

By Fred Williams and Joseph Kishore 26 October 2011 Police violently attacked hundreds of demonstrators in Oakland, California Tuesday evening, one day after clearing out the Occupy Oakland encampment, with several injuries reported. Protesters attempted to retake the plaza, which … Continue reading

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