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Police Brutality

May, 2016

  • 19 May

    Two Officers Indicted In Major Smuggling Conspiracy On Rikers Island

    Some of the contraband smuggled into Rikers recovered through the investigation. Bronx DA

    Bronx District Attorney says elaborate scheme involving thousands of bribes brought drugs, other contraband inside   Seventeen people, involving inmates and at least two correction officers, have been arrested as part of a major Rikers Island smuggling investigation, the Bronx District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday afternoon. Two corrections officers and one Rikers Island …

  • 18 May

    Chicago Police Officer Clauzell Gause Charged For Beating Handcuffed Patient

    Clauzell Gause was captured on hospital surveillance footage punching and shoving a 24-year-old man who had struck him while being transported for a mental health evaluation. | Sun-Times library

    Prosecutors allege the officer sought “retribution” for an earlier altercation     Another day means more problems for the Chicago Police Department. A veteran Chicago police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with official misconduct, a felony, after a video emerged of him punching and shoving a 24-year-old mentally disabled …

  • 10 May

    Carlisle Officer Ryan Luckenbaugh Charged With Assault After Graphic Video Shows Him Kicking A Handcuffed Skateboarder

    Trooper Luckenbaugh kicking skateboarder (Raw Story)

    Original police report claims victim hit patrol car with his skateboard, dash-cam footage proves otherwise. A Carlisle police trooper previously charged earlier this year with assault is facing increased scrutiny after dash-cam footage was released Monday showing him kicking a defenseless skateboarder in the face while he sat on the …

April, 2016