Police Misconduct Blog

Police Drag Paraplegic Man Out of his Car by the Hair

An Ohio man, paraplegic Clifford Owensby, has filed a complaint with the N.A.A.C.P. after Dayton police dragged him out of his car by the hair during a September 30 stop. The Dayton Police Department’s body camera footage reveals what happened.
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley said the city...

Should Chicago Pay $44 Million for Off-Duty Officer Police Shooting?

Michael LaPorta will never walk again. He cannot use his right arm. He regained some speech after years of therapy. LaPorta remains blind in one eye and deaf in one ear.
Still, he feels lucky to be alive. Most people do not survive the type of gunshot wound he suffered at the hand of his...