Young Black Man Jailed Since April for Alleged $5 Theft Found Dead in Cell
Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, had been held in Virginia jail without bail for nearly four months, accused of stealing a Mountain Dew, Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake.
by Jon Swaine
Forced Sex in a Police Car, Woman Says
Officer allegedly told woman he would “ruin her life” and arrest her if she told anyone.
by Jonny Bonner

Maryland First State in US to Issue Guidelines on Police Profiling
Police will be banned from using race, religion, or sexual orientation as factors in making routine stops.
Social Media Study Reveals Half Of Americans Hate Their Police Dept.
37 percent of Americans gave their police department an F grade.
by Asa Jay

Officer Filmed Punching Pregnant Veteran Cleared Of Wrongdoing
Unclear whether Iraq war veteran will pursue civil action against officer.
by Asa Jay
Attorney: Former State Trooper's Sex with Female Motorists was Consensual, Not a Crime
“Essentially, the argument in both cases (involving Tuesday’s motions) are these people were not in custody,” attorney said.
by Rhett Morgan

Seven Oregon Sheriff's Deputies Inexplicably Placed on Leave
Sheriff says “placing these individuals on paid leave was done without consulting with me or my command staff.”
by Julia Moore
Obama: “We Can’t Pay Attention” To “Folks Whose Ideologies Run Counter To Where We Need To Go”
At least one positive thing can be said about President Obama.
by Progressives Today

Epic Rant Goes Viral: "Police Brutality? How About Black Brutality?"
Illinois woman in monumental smackdown of #BlackLivesMatter hypocrisy.
by Paul Joseph Watson
2 Georgia Ex-cops Face Murder Charges for Tasing Handcuffed Man at Least 13 Times
Two officers “materially accelerated” man’s death by tasing him at least 13 times while he wore cuffs.

Bail Set at $1M for Officer Charged with Attempted Murder
State’s Attorney, police commissioner announce criminal charges against city officer in shooting.
by Justin Fenton, Colin Campbell
Tear gas & ‘flaming barricade’: Protesters confront St. Louis cops over fatal shooting
St. Louis police have been confronted by residents after officers fatally shot a black suspect.
by RT

Paranoid Cop Shoots at “Darkened Figure” in Stairwell, It was his Backup Officer
“He saw a darkened figure at the base of the stairwell who he believed was holding a weapon…”
by Matt Agorist
The Number of Cops Indicted for Murder Spikes Upward
In the past five months, at least 14 police officers have been charged for on-duty killings—more than five times the normal rate.
by Conor Friedersdorf

We Are The Government: Tactics For Taking Down The Police State
Americans often feel as if they have no voice, no authority and no recourse when it comes to holding government officials accountable.
by John W. Whitehead
APD Officers Will Stand Trial for Murder in Shooting of James Boyd
Will face charges of 2nd-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and battery in court.