Police Misconduct Blog


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...


Civil Lawsuit Filed by Family of Man Killed During Kenosha Protests

Civil Lawsuit Filed by Family of Man Killed During Kenosha Protests

The family of a man shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse at last year’s Kenosha, Wisconsin protests has filed a federal civil lawsuit against local law enforcement. The lawsuit alleges the city of Kenosha, along with its police department and the county sheriff’s department, conspired...

Witness to George Floyd's Murder Shares His Story (Exclusive)

Witness to George Floyd's Murder Shares His Story (Exclusive)

The following is the unedited statement of Maurice Lester Hall. Maurice, known to his friends as Reece, was in the car with George Floyd at the time of George’s arrest and tragic death. Our colleague Mark Kallenbach had the privilege and honor of representing Reece.
There are few...


Ohio Cop Fatally Shoots a Black Man Holding a Cell Phone

Ohio Cop Fatally Shoots a Black Man Holding a Cell Phone

A 47-year old Black man was shot and killed by a Columbus police officer as he emerged from the garage of a home where he was staying as a guest. Andre Maurice Hill was holding a cellphone as he exited the garage, and within seconds was shot by a police officer responding to a complaint about a...


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...

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...

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...