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Please Sigh: NYPD Takes Excessive Force Too Far - Pinning Down Pregnant Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, excessive force, police brutality, human rights, non-violent crimes, Pregnant woman pinned down by cops, Sandra Amezquita )

Susan
- 56 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
NYPD is under investigation for a rash of incidents where excessive force was used. But one of the latest - a pin-down of a pregnant woman - puts an innocent unborn child at risk. She was thrown, belly-down onto the street, her hands held behind her.
Please Sign: Charge South Dakota Police Who Tasered 8-Year-Old
Society & Culture  (tags: State Attorney Wendy Kloeppner, South Dakota, police misconduct, taser of 8-year-old, excessive force, Pierre, SD, child abuse )

Susan
- 72 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After a babysitter called about an 8-year-old holding a knife, officers were at the scene for less than two minutes before shooting "her with 50,000 volts of electricity with a weapon that put two hooks into her," noted the family's attorney.
Please Sign: Demand Justice for Teen Shot By Alabama Campus Police: Restrict CP Gun Use
Society & Culture  (tags: police, americans, safety, rights, University of South Alabama, Campus Police, Restrict firearms, mental health, proper training of campus officers, Gilbert Collar, shooting death, excessive force )

Susan
- 776 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Freshman Gilbert Collar was shot dead by a University of South Alabama campus policeman, and his parents and others want answers. Some campuses restrict use of firearms by campus officers, and USA should respond to this needless killing by doing the same.
   

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