Police Misconduct Blog



Is That Cop Dangerous? 4 Tips to Detect Psychopaths in Uniform

Is That Cop Dangerous? 4 Tips to Detect Psychopaths in Uniform

Psychopathic cops can be more dangerous than criminals. They are responsible for police brutality, unjustified shootings, false testimony, and many other forms of police misconduct.
Every year, dozens of people who were convicted based on a cop's testimony, are released from prison because...

Private Prison Pays $7 Million in Suicide Settlement

Private Prison Pays $7 Million in Suicide Settlement

Janene Wallace hanged herself at the George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania’s Delaware County in 2015. At the time of her death, at age 35, the prison was run by the for-profit Community Education Centers (CEC) Inc. On November 9, CEC agreed to pay her family $7 million in a...

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot – A Modern History of Police Shooting Tragedies

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot – A Modern History of Police Shooting Tragedies

This story begins in Birmingham, Alabama. The governor ordered hundreds of National Guard troops and state troopers to assist city police who were struggling to maintain order after four young black girls were killed at a local church. Police arrested nineteen people on the night of September 15th,...


Police Chief Charged with Federal Hate Crimes

Police Chief Charged with Federal Hate Crimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Department of Justice charged former Bordentown NJ police chief Frank Nucera with federal hate crimes. Prosecutors say that while acting as police chief, Nucera assaulted an 18 year old black male. They say the assault was motivated by Nucera’s...


New Trial in Jail Guard Prison Abuse Case

New Trial in Jail Guard Prison Abuse Case

September 18th, 2010 will be a day that William Jennings will never forget. Neither will the six deputies sued for senselessly beating Jennings. Even the jurors who heard the case for two weeks in the fall of 2016 probably can’t forget what they saw at trial. Much of Jennings torture was...

Underground Legal Guide for Police Brutality Victims

Underground Legal Guide for Police Brutality Victims

Spend a few minutes on the Internet and you will find plenty of advice on how to interact if stopped by the police or if incarcerated. Unfortunately, when it comes to police and corrections officer misconduct, most of that advice is bad.
As well intended as it may seem, most of that advice is...

Family of Texas Man Who Died in Custody Awarded $6.3 Million

Family of Texas Man Who Died in Custody Awarded $6.3 Million

Judge Roy Payne has just awarded $6.3 million to the family of William Livezey Jr.; a man who died of a heart attack while he was being arrested by an off-duty cop in Malakoff, Texas in December, 2013.
In 2014, Livezey’s widow and his four adult children had filed a lawsuit against the...