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Baltimore Cop Resigns After Assaulting Man But Could Turn Up In Another Police Department

 

Article Date: 8/13/2018

Article Link: https://newsone.com/3821595/baltimore-cop-video-beating-resigns/

Article Summary: A Baltimore officer was forced to resign after assaulting Deshawn McGrier. The incident was caught on video, which caught the cop beating up McGrier, who did not fight back. McGrier suffered from a broken jaw among other injuries. The officers involved say they were on "crime suppression detail," and the situation escalated after McGrier refused to show ID. The incident still remains under criminal investigation.


Philly Police identify cops named in hundreds of civilian complaints

 

Article Date: 8/9/2018

Article Link: https://www.cityandstatepa.com/content/philly-police-identify-cops-named-hundreds-civilian-complaints

Article Summary: New police records show that the Philadelphia Police Department ignored numerous allegations of misconduct against officer Ryan Pownall, including the shooting of Carnell Williams-Carney, which paralyzed him from the waist down. 14 other officers were also named, with a total of 158 complaints filed against them.


Statute of limitations dismisses City of Philadelphia, police officer from false imprisonment action

 

Article Date: 8/8/2018

Article Link: https://pennrecord.com/stories/511524208-statute-of-limitations-dismisses-city-of-philadelphia-police-officer-from-false-imprisonment-action

Article Summary: One police officer and the City of Philadelphia have been dismissed from a plaintiff's civil rights infraction and unlawful imprisonment case filed against several fellow Philadelphia police officers, due to the application of state law and a two-year statute of limitations.


State Supreme Court: Public not entitled to see police dashboard camera footage

 

Article Date: 8/14/2018

Article Link: http://www.njherald.com/20180814/court-public-not-entitled-to-see-police-cam-footage#

Article Summary: In a 4-3 ruling, New Jersey supreme court ruled that private citizens are not entitled to see police dash-cam recordings and other footage of officers conducting traffic stops, arrest, and other activities with no lethal forced involved.

 
   

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