Police Misconduct Blog


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...




Portland to Pay $2 Million to Family of Suspect Killed by Police

Portland to Pay $2 Million to Family of Suspect Killed by Police

Four years ago, Quanice Hayes, 17, was shot and killed by Portland police. He was a suspect in an armed robbery and carjacking at the time. In February 2021, Deputy City Attorney Daniel Simon announced a settlement in the lawsuit against the city filed by Hayes’ family. They will receive $1.5...