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The city will not release the body cam footage of an innocent man being fatally beaten for fear that it would spark riots.

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As is often documented, complete innocence is no shield against police brutality. Too often, police state defenders say, "If you don't want to die at the hands of the police, don't violate the law." Not only is the basis of this argument erroneous, since violating the law is not a justification for death, but these individuals are also disregarding the instances in which completely innocent people have been victimised by police brutality. Joseph Pettaway was among these innocent individuals. On the evening of July 7, 2018, Pettaway died when Montgomery Police officer Nicholas Barber unleashed his K-9 on the innocent man and forced him to maul him for more than two minutes. Pettaway would die from his wounds. Joseph's sister, Yvonne Pettaway-Frazier, told the Montgomery Advertiser, "I witnessed it with my own eyes." His whole body was on the ground that morning. Since then, the family has launched a lawsuit to seek justice. The Pettaway family has campaig

Police Claimed They Lied About the Handcuffed Woman Who Kicked Open the Police Car Door, Fell Out, and Died.

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Brianna Grier was transported to Grady Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia when Hancock County Sheriff Terrell Primus visited Mary and Marvin Grier earlier this month. According to the sheriff, Brianna had kicked open the police vehicle door and leapt out while it was moving. Brianna's parents and sister phoned 911 on July 14 when she had a schizophrenia episode. Marvin Grier informed WMAZ that this was not Brianna's first psychotic episode. Typically, he said, EMS would arrive, bring her to Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin, and take her to the mental ward, but this time was different. Brianna received firearms and identification badges instead of ambulances and medical beds. Instead of EMS, two deputies came to the residence between midnight and one in the morning, handcuffed the 28-year-old, and placed her in the back of the deputy's vehicle. She was to be transported to the sheriff's office, but she would never arrive. The following day, the sheriff informed the family that s

Cop Jumps on Unarmed Man's Back and Shoots Him in the Head Over Laundry Detergent

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This week, a horrifying video of a police-involved shooting was released, showing Harris County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Garrett Hardin crawling over the back of Roderick Brooks and shooting him in the back of the head. Brooks was accused of stealing detergent from a Dollar General store nearby. When he was slain, he was unarmed. The cops reportedly got a complaint about a guy who allegedly shoplifted and shoved the store clerk on his way out. The lady from the business phoned the police to report that a melanin male wearing a blue shirt, grey shorts, and a baseball cap had stolen merchandise and assaulted her on the way out. During her 911 call, the lady said, "A client is fleeing out of the shop and he struck me on the way out." My arm was pushed out of the way by him. The woman informed authorities that she was not wounded and did not require medical treatment. She informed officers, "I just want him arrested because he is actually racing to the rear of the build

Body cam shows cop shooting unarmed 13-year-old with hands up, paralysing him

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Another unarmed 13-year-old was shot by a Chicago police officer. The boy's hands were up; he posed no danger, and he was only a passenger in a car that was suspected of being stolen. Since that day, more than two months have passed, and we have recently heard that the officer who shot the youngster did not activate his body camera. However, a nearby officer had his camera on and recorded the shooting on film. One week after their son was shot, the boy's parents filed a lawsuit against the city and the Chicago police department, alleging that the agency has been too tardy in enacting changes to address CPD's "long sordid history of employing excessive force." As evidence, their son's paralysis after a shooting "This little boy's life has been irrevocably altered," said the family's attorney, Andrew M. Stroth. This energetic little child is struggling to regain his ability to walk. Since he was shot on May 18, the youngster, known only as A.G.

Unmarked car pulls up, cops get out with guns, execute him as he runs

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This week, the parents of 23-year-old Robert Marquise Adams demanded answers and responsibility when a video captured two unmarked police vehicles pulling up to a parking lot and executing their son. It seems from the footage that Adams posed no danger to the cops and may not have even realised they were police. On Monday, San Bernardino Police Chief Darren Goodman said in a video statement that police responded to a report of an armed black male in the parking lot of a company. According to investigators, Adams worked at the firm as an unauthorised security guard. According to police, as they came up in their undercover car, Adams started approaching them. Adams was startled and turned to flee as they leapt out of the car. Adams would be dead within 15 seconds of the police's arrival. As seen by the footage, Adams was conversing with a companion before the unmarked police vehicle arrived. According to Adams' mother, Tamika Deavila King, Adams was celebrating his friend's n

Cop assaults EMT rushing patient to ER because ambulance door dinged his car

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The Rochester police department has a history of controversies. Throughout the years, their cops have been documented murdering individuals wearing hoods, pepper spraying toddlers, beating individuals to death, and torturing young children. Now they can add harassing and kidnapping an EMT to their extensive list of undesirable actions. A Rochester police officer has been placed on desk duty and is now under investigation after he was seen on camera punching and then arresting an EMT during a medical emergency. What was the officer's rationale for the action? While offloading the patient, the EMT inadvertently dinged his vehicle's door. The cop had parked his vehicle in the emergency unloading area of the hospital, which is only approved for ambulances, for unknown reasons. When the ambulance arrived to offload the patient, the officer elected not to move his vehicle, leaving it in the path of the EMTs. As the paramedic discharged the patient, the ambulance door accidentally str

Cops killed a pregnant mom in front of kids after she called for help.

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On a June Sunday afternoon in 2017, a pregnant woman's 911 call resulted in her death at the hands of responding officers. Since that awful day, Charleena Lyles's family has fought for justice, but this month they learned there would be none. According to sources, a two-week inquiry that started on June 21 and concluded last week determined that both cops who shot and killed Lyles five years ago were justified in their conduct. You murdered my daughter! The father of Lyles shouted as the results were presented. Inquest jurors decided that officers Jason Anderson and Steven McNew had no choice but to shoot and kill Lyles after he called 911 to report an intruder. A week before she was murdered, Lyles, 30, phoned the police out of concern that her ex-boyfriend could attempt to hurt her. During that call, Lyles, who apparently suffered from mental health concerns, was detained for allegedly carrying scissors. She was released on the condition that she seek treatment for her mental

Taxpayers liable for man mauled by dog while held down by 4 cops

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As the PBWW channel often recounts, families who call 911 for medical assistance for a loved one sometimes get police assistance instead. Over the years, deploying police to medical situations has had disastrous outcomes, with innocent individuals who needed medical attention instead getting fists, batons, pepper spray, and even gunshots. Travis Moya was the most recent person to be hurt by this egregious failure. A K-9 attacked him in his front yard because he was trying to get medical help. The Fulton County District Attorney's Office said they will not bring charges against Moya after fighting false accusations that were made to support the abusive police tactics. Now a lawsuit is being conducted. After looking at police bodycam footage, senior district attorney Melissa Roth wrote in a court document from June 2 that "the state feels a jury would find insufficient evidence to support a judgement of guilt." According to Moya's lawyer, L. Chris Stewart, the last year

A child who killed her sex trafficker cannot be charged with murder, the court rules, clearing the way for their acquittal

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Just two years earlier to Kyle Rittenhouse's murder of two people and injuring a third in Kenosha, Wisconsin, a different 17-year-old defended herself from her assailant. However, Chrystul Kiser's attacker had been harassing her and making death threats for more than a year, unlike Rittenhouse. The only thing Kizer is accused of doing is murdering her sex trafficker in 2018 after he drugged her and raped her when she was just 17 years old, in contrast to the swift trial Rittenhouse received. Due to a legal technicality, Kizer was unable to employ the self-defense defense in her situation. The ruling was recently overturned by an appellate court, though, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided on Wednesday that Kiser may finally be exonerated. As reported by WaPo, the court settled the case in a 4-3 verdict, upholding the lower court's decision and siding with Kizer."We believe [the law] is a complete defense to a charge of first-degree first-degree murder," Judge

Cops Claim Compliant Handcuffed Man Was a Threat, So They Tortured Him With a Taser

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The Tallahassee Police Department in rural Alabama is attempting damage control this week in response to a Facebook video of its officers tasering a guy who posed no danger. Perry Jackson, who may or may not have deserved to be held responsible for his acts, will certainly get a big payout when the Tallahassee police violated his rights. According to Tallahassee police chief N.T. Buce, officers responded to allegations of "shots fired" in the neighbourhood on Sunday before seeing Jackson, who was supposedly sought for failing to appear. "Upon arrival, Tallassee Police saw a large crowd gathering around what seemed to be a physical conflict. The victim was contacted, and she identified two people who may have fired shots in her direction. "While gathering information from both sides," said Chief Buce. "Officers were aware that Jackson had an outstanding warrant issued by the Tallassee Police Department. The warrant was verified by dispatch, and cops sought