Police Misconduct Blog


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...




Filming the Cops – What To Do if Assaulted

Can I Film the Police if They Say No? [WITH VIDEO, keep reading!] Unless on private property or in a secure government area, you can film the police. For whatever reasons, many cops don’t like it. Some will ask you to stop while a few will resort to false arrest, tasers and use of...


Were You or a Loved Injured or Killed at Rikers Island?

Were You or a Loved Injured or Killed at Rikers Island?

Justice for Rikers Island Inmates Rikers Island is a small 413 acre island in the middle of New York’s East River. It is also the home of New York City’s primary jail complex. For years, the city has promised to close the archaic facility and replace it with a network of modern...

Man Who Spent 23 Years in Prison Sues Prosecutor Who Tried Him Six Times

Man Who Spent 23 Years in Prison Sues Prosecutor Who Tried Him Six Times

Curtis Flowers is now 51 years old. He spent almost half of his life to date in prison after conviction for killing four people at a Winona, Mississippi furniture store. He was employed by the store for less than a week.
At the time of his arrest in 1997, he had no criminal record. There was...