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Rapes Increase By 29% as Overall Crime Falls in England and Wales
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Rape, Data, Police, England UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of rapes reported to and recorded by police in England and Wales is at its highest ever level, official figures have shown.
Brooklyn Man Freed After Serving 29yrs for False Murder Conviction
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, History, Human rights, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
Coerced by police into a murder confession as a teenager, Brooklyn man David McCallum was finally released today after serving 29 years behind bars.
Cops Caught Using Millions in Seized Assets on Surveillance Gear, Weapons and Clowns
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Law, Mass media, Police, USA )

Ray
- 8 days ago - rt.com
An investigation concerning the use of federal civil forfeiture law by local law enforcement agencies across the United States has exposed problems with a routine but rarely discussed police tactic.
White Woman Defends Black Man From US Police
Offbeat  (tags: Police, brutality, high-tech society, USA )

Ray
- 12 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Perhaps it's a reflection of our high-tech society. Every day seems to bring new videos of alleged police brutality, where law enforcement officers employ questionable tactics when dealing with black suspects.
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Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, food, dogs, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, pets, performance, photos, pictures, protection, safety, police, unusual )

Susan
- 15 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
Watching These Dogs Eat Peanut Butter In Slow Motion Is Everything We've Ever Wanted
White US Policeman Arrested Over Shooting Unarmed Black Man
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Black American, Shooting, Arrested, South Carolina, USA )

Ray
- 24 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
- 27 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
- 29 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
- 51 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
- 51 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
- 57 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
- 62 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
- 62 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
- 73 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
- 79 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
 

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