Timeline: Christopher Dorner is a former U.S. marine and police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. He is wanted in the largest manhunt in LAPD history.
Dorner is wanted for the alleged murder of a police officer and a young couple from Irvine (though evidence linking the murders to him is still largely circumstantial).
During the ongoing investigation, LAPD officers have wounded various civilians in three separate cases of mistaken identity. In once incident, officers fired dozens of shots at a car in Torrance, CA, wounding two women who were delivering newspapers. [more inside]
, victim of a 1991 police brutality incident
that became the catalyst for civil unrest and rioting
a year later, was found dead
by his fiancee at the bottom of his swimming pool. He was 47. [more inside]
A shockingly frank appraisal
from MSNBC of the unprovoked police attacks at the recent 'Occupy Wall Street
' protest actions. [more inside]
Video of University of Maryland student John McKenna being punched, kicked, and beaten with clubs by Prince George's County police.
McKenna was charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting a police officer; the police report claims that he had punched the officers and their horses, and that his injuries were due to being kicked by the horses. The video shows otherwise.
Back in 2006 on her parent's property in Galveston, a girl went outside to switch on a tripped breaker. She was wearing tight shorts. She was 12-years-old.
Dymond Milburn got the living daylights beaten out of her and was hospitalized by 3 plain-clothes policemen on the mistaken pretense that she was a hooker
. "You're a prostitute. You're coming with me."
The final arguments of the trial were heard yesterday
and it was declared a mistrial
The Milburns have launched a Federal suit against the officers.
Baltimore Police Officer V.S. the Skateboarder. (video)
Officer, Salvatore "Farva" Rivieri, has been suspended and is the subject of an internal affairs investigation.
"Hey, let's pop some Viagras and issue tickets with raging, mega-huge boners." Now gimme a litre o' cola!
off Queensland’s stunning north coast is one of the most beautiful places on earth, well maybe not if you’re an Australian Aborigine.
, a fit, healthy, 36-year-old man, died in police custody on Palm Island on 19 November 2004 following his arrest by Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley on a charge of "public nuisance". Yet Queensland DPP Leanne Clare has described the death
as "a terrible accident’ caused by a ‘complicated fall’. [via crikey.com.au
- subs req’d]
was there just a second ago...
Cop Watch LA, a police watchdog group, posted the video on YouTube, said
organizer Joaquin Cienfuegos. Cienfuegos said the video was shot by a neighbor of Cardenas with a cell phone camera. The neighbor gave it to Cardenas' family, who then gave it to Cop Watch, according to Cienfuegos.
Bad Cop, No Donut!
is a weekly wrap-up of North American police brutality, misconduct and corruption. (mp3 archive
.) Unsurprisingly, not everyone is a fan.
Inglewood cops indicted in beating.
The one guy who slammed the kid down and punched him for abusing his authority. The other one is being charged with filing This false report
Funny just yesterday after having watched the video and then seeing the report I was noticing some obviouse holes in the story
Man Who Taped Police Beating Arrested in L.A.
Conveniently dug-up charges, a bizarre radio talkshow detour, what the heck is going on?
Let the witch-hunt begin.
Truthfully, I don't blame the police one bit for taking the guy down as hard as they did... he resisted arrest 2-3 times as well as exchanged gunfire with them twice before they subdued him.