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...





Maryland Repeals Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

Maryland Repeals Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

On April 10, Maryland became the first state in the nation to repeal its Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBR). The Democratic-controlled legislature overrode Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s veto to pass this element of a widespread police reform package. During the...