One young man who appeared to be taking off his backpack was hit with a taser while the crowd looked on, and another person was tasered for trying to stop the police from using more extreme force.
Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown was reportedly violently arrested in the city back in January, and camera footage has confirmed that the player was unfairly arrested and tasered. The officers who approached Brown have been disciplined and are still employed by the force despite the jarring video that was recently released.
Sterling Brown, a player for the Milwaukee Bucks, was on the receiving end of city police tasing him back in January for what was originally reported as guard resisting arrest. After an internal investigation, charges have been dropped ahead of the release of body cam footage but Brown intends to sue according to his attorney.
Dash Cam footage of Sandra Bland‘s arrest on July 10 has been publicly released and reveals that arresting officer Brian Encinia threatened to use a Taser on Bland before forcefully removing her from her vehicle. The nearly hour-long video also highlights how the state trooper might have mishandled the situation, which escalated greatly when the officer opened Bland’s […]
A celebrity bodyguard, Norman Oosterbroek, whose clients included Jay Z, Drake, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga, was tasered by police during an alleged home invasion in Miami and died.
Talk about a bad trip. While Kush lovers everywhere were peacefully ringing in “4/20″over the weekend, a former member of the Nappy Roots was catching a vicious attack.
Last year, Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul was arrested in NYC after getting caught with a taser. The “Stay Fly” rapper took a plea deal and was sentenced to community service instead of rolling the dice and hoping he’d be acquitted of a weapons possession charge if the case went to trial.
Shawty Lo’s All My Babies’ Mamas ain’t got nothing on this. An Atlanta woman was beefing with a security guard and when the arguing escalated to fisticuffs, she was promptly tasered in front of her kids. Yes, it was all caught on video.
The death of a Chicago man at the hands of police officers has been re-classified as a homicide. Police officers restrained, beat, and zapped 45-year-old Darrin “Dagwood” Hanna’s with a Taser back in November of 2011.
With the Trayvon Martin case still looming over Florida’s reputation, authorities in the state should be more careful about their actions, but some are unmoved by the heightened racial tension in the area. A group of officers in Casselberry, located in Seminole County—the same area where George Zimmerman was taken into custody— were captured shooting […]
Police brutality took a turn for the worst this in 2009, with cases seemingly coming out of the proverbial wood work at every turn. Citizen vigilance was taken to another level, thanks largely to the rise of camera phones; still, more measures are needed to make sure that those assigned to protect and serve remain […]
A Florida man is facing several serious charges while looking for a good night on the town. Gregory J. Oras, 37, of Tampa is sitting behind bars after dialing 911 in an effort to get a ride to a bar. A police report chronicling Oras’ mischief says that the man phoned local authorities on three […]