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Death by Taser Civil Rights Violation

November 13, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   civil rights,police misconduct   |   0 Comment

In 2013, a Virginia man, Linwood Lambert,‬ was tased to death for running into a hospital emergency room that police officers drove him to.  MSNBC recently obtained video footage of the incident.  Click here to view the video.  Lambert was not suspected of a crime and was not armed.  He was only taken into custody to […]

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Dancing Cop

October 29, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   civil rights   |   0 Comment

Earlier this week a South Carolina police officer ripped a Spring Valley High School student out of her chair and threw her across the classroom for being defiant.  The Washington Post reports that in another highly publicized police incident this week, a Washington D.C. police officer gained the cooperation of a teenage bystander of a street fight […]

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No Civil Rights at Spring Valley High School

October 27, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   civil rights,police misconduct   |   0 Comment

Apparently students have no civil rights at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina.  This week a female student sitting in class at Spring Valley High School had her desk and chair flipped upside down while she was sitting in it, and she was dragged across the classroom.  Click here to see the video footage […]

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Civilian Investigative Panel (CIP) oversees the Miami Police Department

October 16, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   civil rights,false arrest,police misconduct   |   0 Comment

The City of Miami’s Civilian Investigative Panel was created to provide civilian oversight of the Miami Police Department relating to police misconduct and civil rights violations.  The Civilian Investigative Panel was formed in 2002 following several highly publicized police shootings. The Civilian Investigative Panel investigates complaints about City of Miami police officers for police misconduct and civil rights violations such […]

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