Police Misconduct Blog



Video Shows Austin Police Shooting Unarmed Man

Video Shows Austin Police Shooting Unarmed Man

A newly released video reveals Austin police shooting an unarmed man on April 24. Michael Ramos, 42, is seen in the video saying he is unarmed while holding his hands above his head. Police soon open fire and killed him.
The video was released just two days after white, armed protestor...


George Floyd’s Family Sues Minneapolis Police – the Untold Story

George Floyd’s Family Sues Minneapolis Police – the Untold Story

George Floyd is dead. Nothing can bring him back. The entire nation was horrified by the 9 minute video clip that showed George dying at the hands of the Minneapolis police. Everyone knows his death was preventable.
Many weeks have passed since Floyd’s death. Most of the protests have...

California Inmate Denied Medical Care During Psychiatric Crisis Dies

California Inmate Denied Medical Care During Psychiatric Crisis Dies

Philip Garcia, 51, pleaded for someone to help him. At the time, the inmate was in California’s Riverside University Health System Medical Center. The facility treats county jail inmates suffering from serious issues, including psychiatric crisis.
That is precisely what Garcia was...

Coronavirus Mismanagement Causes Federal Prisons to Become Death Traps

Coronavirus Mismanagement Causes Federal Prisons to Become Death Traps

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) holds more inmates than any other U.S. jail system. Currently, 163,000 inmates are incarcerated at BOP facilities. Relatively few of those prisoners are on Death Row, but the BOP’s inadequate response to COVID-19 has caused its prisons to become death...

Police Stomp Pregnant California Woman – Police Brutality Post

Police Stomp Pregnant California Woman – Police Brutality Post

As violent protests are rocking the nation (and the world) over the tragic death of George Floyd, a California woman has filed a police brutality lawsuit against the City of San Leandro. She says police “stomped” her after she left the hospital which caused her to miscarry and lose her...

Four Minneapolis Officers Fired After Suffocating Detainee

Four Minneapolis Officers Fired After Suffocating Detainee

[Updated May 29th] Memorial Day is a day when we honor and mourn our soldiers who died while defending our country, In Minneapolis, it is a day to mourn and honor George Floyd. On Monday Floyd died while being detained by several Minneapolis police officers. Most would say tortured.
Police...

Rikers Island and Coronavirus – America’s New Death Row

Rikers Island and Coronavirus – America’s New Death Row

Can I Sue the Jail for Coronavirus? “Can I sue the Department of Corrections if I catch coronavirus?” is a question we hear on an almost daily basis. If you are inmate at New York City’s main jail complex, Rikers Island, the chances are catching the deadly virus are the highest...