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Family Of Tamir Rice Will Get $6 Million Settlement From Cleveland After 12-Year-Old’s Death

In November 2014, 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot to death by Cleveland police mere seconds after they responded to a 911 call about someone brandishing a toy gun at a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2016 - 1:52 pm

Ohio Police Post Pictures Of Found Crystal Meth Saying, ‘We’re Sorry For Your Loss’

When the Macedonia Police Department found $160 of crystal meth in a hotel room trash can, they didn’t take the issue lying down (the beds were too gross). Instead, they…

Lauren Vinopal | March 3, 2016 - 6:00 pm

There Are Now Dogs Being Trained To Sniff Out Kiddie Porn

We’ve seen drug sniffing dogs and bomb sniffing dogs, but the idea of sniffing out porn seems too disgusting to put even an animal on the case. That is, until…

Lauren Vinopal | February 25, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Miami Police Voted To Boycott Beyonce’s April Concert

Guess who won’t be falling into formation? The Miami police.

Huffington Post reports that a police union in Miami, Florida voted to boycott the Formation Tour stop in their town…

College Candy | February 19, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Philly Police Offer Kanye West A Job

More good news for Kanye West: First, fans set up a website to raise money for him after he announced that he was $53 million in debt. And now the…

Newser | February 19, 2016 - 11:00 am

Making A Murderer, “Biased” Journalism & Necessary Outrage

The outrage that recent true crime series have inspired should not be diminished in favor of handwringing over journalistic imperfections. Anything that successfully chips away at the cult-like reverence with which our country

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 25, 2016 - 9:15 am

Man Ordered To Inform Cops Before Having Sex

A seemingly bizarre court order in the UK has been making news around the world. The court in York, England, granted a police request to order a man to inform…

Newser | January 24, 2016 - 11:00 am

Roommate Takes Shower ‘Too Early,’ Things Unravel

“Is it the most effective use of police resources? No.” That’s what a Toronto officer had to say after authorities responded to an alleged assault that resulted in minor injuries…

Newser | January 9, 2016 - 11:30 am

Officer Who Assaulted Female Student Had History Of Violence

Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields has been placed on administrative leave while the Sheriff’s Department investigates the incident.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2015 - 9:50 am

Video Shows Officer Choking And Violently Slamming HS Girl To The Ground

Police in South Carolina are investigating an altercation between a female high school student and the school’s resource officer after a video of the incident started to circulate on social media. The video was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Kill It With Fire: Ex-Cop Cleared Of Raping Woman On Hood Of Patrol Car

Yesterday, nearly one year after he was accused of raping a woman on the hood of police vehicle, a Florida jury cleared ex-cop Stephen Maiorino of all charges. His accuser, whose identity…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Police Leave Reporter A Voicemail About Her “Fucking Giant Tits”

We didn’t know people even left voicemails anymore, but Colorado Deputy Sergeant Zach Farnam accidentally did when calling The Durango Herald reporter Chase Olivarius-McAllister back for a crime stats report.

Katrin Higher | August 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Asks: Could Sandra Bland Have Attacked Cop With Her Cigarette?!

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, former “Survivor” castaway, idiot sidekick on “The View,” and current “Fox & Friends” host, is not exactly known for her brains. What she is definitely known for is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Shooting Victim Says Police Blew Off Previous Reports Of Rape, Kidnapping And Arson

Brittany Irish says the shooting spree at her home never would have happened if police had taken her reports seriously.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Ta-Nehisi Coates On Baltimore: “Wisdom Isn’t The Point Tonight. Disrespect Is.”

Atlantic columnist Ta-Nehisi Coates has written a must-read piece on the events in Baltimore, his hometown, over the last few days, starting with peaceful protests this weekend and rioting last night, in

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2015 - 11:00 am

The Police Aren’t “Under Siege,” They’re Under Criticism

The shooting of two NYPD officers this weekend was tragic, but to blame it on Black Lives Matter protestors has no basis. The police aren’t “under siege,” they’re under…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 22, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Watch The Lowell, Michigan, Police Get Into The Holiday Spirit

Hooray, more holiday cheer! A set of boobs other than Sara X’s has been getting into the Christmas spirit: The Lowell, Michigan Police Department. I KID. They seem very nice…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

On Police Retaliation And Obfuscation From St. Louis To Chicago

Most people don’t protest. Hell, even a lot of the people who want to protest don’t protest, and there are a lot of valid reasons for that. But if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

The Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Contacted His Union Rep Before Calling 911

The NYPD officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley texted his police union rep before he called 911. [Daily Dot]
Tamir Rice’s family is suing the city of

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 5, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Over-Policed & Under-Served: How The Phrase “Fuck The Police” Was Born

“You fucking stupid bitch,” a man screamed followed by the slam of a car door. Feet thumped and the passenger door swung open. The incoherent pleas of a woman could…

Tiffanie Drayton | December 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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