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...

Coronavirus and Fires Threaten California’s Prisons

Coronavirus and Fires Threaten California’s Prisons

Since March, California’s prison population has faced the threat of COVID-19, a disease spreading quickly among those living in close quarters. Now, there is an additional potentially deadly menace.
As raging wildfires spread throughout the state, those outside the prison system in...



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...