Police Misconduct Blog


Utah Police Shoot 13-Year-Old Autistic Boy After Mother Calls 911

On September 4, Golda Barton called 911 regarding her 13-year-old autistic son, Linden Cameron. The Salt Lake City boy was going through a mental crisis, and she wanted police to deescalate the situation.
Instead, after police arrived at the home, one officer shot Linden 11 times, leaving him...

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers Millions

Police Misconduct Costs Taxpayers Millions

The country is currently focused on the systemic brutality against minorities found in so many police departments. While the headlines concentrate on the latest outrage, there is yet another factor to consider that affects all of us.
That is the often huge financial settlements received by...


Black Man Suffocated by Police After Spit Hood Placed on Him

Black Man Suffocated by Police After Spit Hood Placed on Him

More than two months before the death of George Floyd at the hands of police ignited protests across the nation, another Black man met a similar fate in Rochester, New York. Daniel Prude, 41, died March 30, a week after the police incident, after life support was removed. It was not until his...

Murder Inside Florida Prisons - Why Is the Death Toll So High?

Florida has some of the most dangerous prisons in the United States. In 2001, there were 191 homicides and suicides inside Florida’s prison. In 2017 that number skyrocketed to 428.
Who knows what 2020 will look like after COVID-19 raced through several jails and prison in the state....

Delivering a Baby in a Jail Cell

Delivering a Baby in a Jail Cell

Having a baby is supposed to be a blessed event. It can quickly become a nightmare for mothers who are forced to deliver in a tiny jail cell without any medical assistance. Sometimes, babies can come very quickly and with little warning. In most cases, however, there is plenty of time to get the...



COVID-19 Deaths and the California Department of Prisons

COVID-19 Deaths and the California Department of Prisons

There are 168,336 men and women in the custody of the California Department of Corrections as of last week. That doesn’t count the county jails and federal correctional centers. Los Angles County Sheriff’s Department alone is responsible for an additional 18,000 inmates and 18,000 staff...

Family of Dead Woman Suing Cop Who Fondled Her Corpse’s Breasts

Family of Dead Woman Suing Cop Who Fondled Her Corpse’s Breasts

Metadata Title: Family of Dead Woman Suing Cop Who Fondled Her Corpse’s Breasts | Police Misconduct
Metadata: LAPD officer David Rojas thought he had turned off his body camera just before committing a vile act. In October 2019, the body cam caught him caressing the breasts of a...