Police Misconduct Blog


$24.5 Million Tab for Baltimore Police Misconduct in Past Five Years

$24.5 Million Tab for Baltimore Police Misconduct in Past Five Years

Over the past five years, Baltimore taxpayers have ended up paying more than $24.5 million to settle police misconduct lawsuits – and the amount is rising. A pending settlement amounts to $15 million and was not included in this total. Many more lawsuits are currently working their way...

Man Beaten, Locked in Closet By Cops Is Awarded $50 Million

Man Beaten, Locked in Closet By Cops Is Awarded $50 Million

A jury in Ohio awarded an East Cleveland man $50 million. The man claimed after he was arrested in 2012, cops beat him and then locked him without food in a concrete storage room.
The incident occurred in 2012. It took 7 long years for Arnold Black to receive justice. He originally won $22...

Video Reveals NYC Police Officer Lied to Grand Jury

Video Reveals NYC Police Officer Lied to Grand Jury

Lying to a grand jury is a crime. Unfortunately, many men and women are behind bars or stuck with a criminal record because officers of the law committed such crimes.
Too often, law enforcement officers get away with such behavior, but it’s different when video evidence turns up...

Off Duty Cops Kills Man in Case of Mistaken Identity?

Off Duty Cops Kills Man in Case of Mistaken Identity?

Dallas Police Officer Faces Manslaughter for Shooting Man in Wrong Apartment [Post updated September 2019] A five year veteran of the Dallas Police Department shot and killed a young man in an apartment complex. Police believe the officer went home after her shift ended and entered the wrong...