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White US Policeman Arrested Over Shooting Unarmed Black Man
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Black American, Shooting, Arrested, South Carolina, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A South Carolina state trooper has been sacked and arrested after shooting an unarmed man whom he had seconds earlier pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt.
NYPD Officer Caught on Camera Violently Tackling Pregnant Woman Onto Her Stomach (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Conflict, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
A New York Police Department officer was caught on video tackling a visibly pregnant woman, and then remaining on top of her while she was facedown on the ground. Doctors do not know if her baby was harmed during the altercation.
NYC Man Dies After Wrongfully Spending 23 Years in Prison
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Health, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
A New York City man who served 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit died unexpectedly over the weekend only three days before proceedings were slated to begin concerning his $124 million false imprisonment federal lawsuit.
Woman Working 4 Jobs to Make Ends Meet Dies While Napping in Car Between Shifts
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Economy, Health, Police, USA )

Ray
- 28 days ago - rt.com
A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes "wouldn't sleep for five days," according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.
Family Sues Georgia Police for Tasering Man 13 Times Before He Died
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Clashes, Court, Crime, Health, Human rights, Law, Police, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 28 days ago - rt.com
The family of a man who died after police used a stun gun on him as many as 13 times while he was handcuffed has filed a lawsuit against the two former officers of East Point, Georgia, according to the family's lawyer.
Thousands Protest Police Violence in New York, Call for Justice in Chokehold Death (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Police, Protest, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 34 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of people gathered on New York's Staten Island on Saturday as they protested against police violence and called for justice in the case of an unarmed man killed by an officer via an illegal chokehold.
James Foley Beheading: Hunt on for 'British' Jihadist
Offbeat  (tags: Police, US journalist, British' jihadist. USA, UK )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UK police and security services are attempting to identify a suspected British jihadist who appeared in footage of the killing of a US journalist.
#BBCtrending: Military Tactics in US 'War Zone'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, Violence, War Zone, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
After the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in the US state of Missouri, and the violence that followed, questions have arisen about the police reaction.
Investigate the 2012 Death of Mr. Darren Rainey - Petition
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, humans, crime, society, police, abuse )

Marty
- 51 days ago - change.org
On June 23, 2012 Darren Rainey, a 50-year-old mentally ill state prison inmate in Miami-Dade County, died after guards responded to his defecating in his cell by locking him into a 180-degree shower for two hours--at which point his skin was separating
150-Pound Tortoise Found in Alhambra
Offbeat  (tags: tortoise alhambra, animals, police, safety, society, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 57 days ago - abc7.com
The massive tortoise was sighted roaming the streets of Alhambra at 1 p.m. in the southeast part of town near Valley and Atlantic boulevards. The exact location was not provided, as it is expected be part of a test confirming ownership
The Truth About Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Offbeat  (tags: staffies, are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, a friend for life, activists, child, children, family, media, murder, sadness, safety, police, law, dishonesty, dogs, animalwelfare, endangered, animalrights, protection, pets, rescued, sadness, su )

Kelly
- 63 days ago - globalanimal.org
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are often targeted as dangerous and are 'statistically' rated as one of the highest biters/attackers. But as you can see in the video above, Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, and a friend
Sexual Abuse Rampant in British Overseas Territory, Report Covered-Up
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Police, Politics, Scandal, Sex, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 74 days ago - rt.com
Child sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual exploitation are rife on the British overseas territory of St. Helena, according to a charity group's report which was suppressed.
US 'Profoundly Troubled' By Brutal Beating of Palestine Teen Who Turned Out to Be American
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Human rights, Israel, Police, Scandal, Violence )

Ray
- 84 days ago - rt.com
The US has condemned the beating and detention of a 15-year-old Palestinian-American by Israeli police after a massive social media campaign exploded in cyber space decrying the actions and hypocrisy of Israeli authorities.
Metropolitan Police Destroyed Evidence of Racial and Sexual Discrimination
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Police )

Ray
- 87 days ago - rt.com
A claim brought against Scotland Yard by a black female officer has revealed a Met practice of deleting internal records relating to sexual and racial discrimination.
168 Children Rescued, 281 Pimps Arrested in Mass Sex-Trafficking Sting
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Crime, FBI, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 95 days ago - rt.com
A week-long operation across the US against child sex trafficking has resulted in the rescue of almost 170 children and the arrest of 281 pimps, according to the FBI.
 

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