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February 08, 2011

Video: Physical NJ arrest posted to YouTube

One officer punches the suspect four times while the other officers attempt to put him in handcuffs - Full Story
February 04, 2011

Video: Surveillance footage shows controversial Houston police beating

The four officers have been fired and are set to be tried on official oppression charges later this year - Full Story
January 12, 2011

2010 sees fewest fatal police shootings for NYPD

NYPD officers are firing fewer times and the number of people killed by police bullets each year has hovered around a dozen during the past decade - Full Story
January 06, 2011

Video: St. Louis PD investigates filmed 'beating'

A YouTube video surfaced showing a city officer hitting a man with his nightstick - Full Story
January 06, 2011

Victim's brother accuses NJ police of excessive force in fatal shooting

"We expected them to subdue him and take him to the hospital," the brother said after the shooting Tuesday - Full Story
January 03, 2011

Video: One-legged war vet hit with TASER claims excessive force

Says he was just trying to help at the scene of a car wreck near his house - Full Story
January 03, 2011

Pa. man who shot cop on New Year's was sought in another shooting

Also shot a security guard in the back of the neck at a gas station and then robbed the victim while he lay bleeding - Full Story
December 22, 2010

Video: KC man claims traffic-stop brutality

The Kansas City Police Department says the officer did exactly what he is trained to do to take control of the situation - Full Story
December 15, 2010

Video: Gunman fires on school board, kills self

Tuesday's date was circled on a calendar found in the trailer where 56-year-old Clay Duke lived - Full Story

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