Andrew Emett

Record Number of Cops Charged with Killing People in 2015: Not a Single Officer Convicted

Although the number of cops charged with murder or manslaughter sharply spiked last year, not a single officer was convicted for these unjustified deaths. With fewer cops killed in the line of duty in 2015, the number of people killed by police increased yet again.

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Govt Pays Millions in Reparations to 57 Victims of Worst Cop in History – Who Still Receives a Pension

Chicago, IL — Responsible for torturing more than 200 people to obtain false confessions, former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge has cost the city and Cook County over $100 million in legal fees and settlements. On Monday, the city of Chicago paid out $5.5 million in reparations to 57 of Burge’s victims, while the corrupt former police commander continues to receive his $4,000 monthly pension from the city.

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New Documents Expose Texas ‘Cop of the Year’ as Member of Mexico’s ‘Most Dangerous’ Cartel

Houston, TX — Caught on video illegally selling assault rifles and sensitive information to undercover informants, a former officer of the year has also been accused of secretly working for Los Zetas cartel in a drug trafficking conspiracy in operation since 2006. Although the cop allegedly provided the cartel with firearms, bulletproof vests, luxury vehicles, police scanners, and database access, recently filed court documents revealed at least two convicted cocaine traffickers are cooperating with the government against the disgraced cop.

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Cops Not Punished After Beating Innocent Child So Bad with Flashlight He’s Permanently Disabled

Grand Rapids, MI — Suffering permanent physical and mental damage after a Michigan police officer savagely beat his head bloody with a flashlight, an unarmed teen recently filed a federal lawsuit against the cops for violating his Fourth Amendment rights. Although the teen was cleared of the charges against him, none of the officers involved in the beating received any disciplinary action.

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FOIA Request Shows Govt Lied About Lead in Water, Knowingly Poisoning Countless Children

Flint, MI — After filing a FOIA request, a Virginia Tech professor recently discovered Michigan state officials knew the city of Flint’s water supply was giving children lead poisoning while falsely assuring residents that the water was safe. Although the government had been aware of the increased levels of lead poisoning since July, they continued to lie to the public until a Flint pediatrician published a study in September that found lead exposure in children had doubled citywide and nearly tripled in high-risk areas.

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Cop Charged With Murder and Manslaughter in 2 Separate Fatal Shootings Gets His Job Back

Waverly, OH — Indicted on five counts, including felony murder and reckless homicide, Pike County Deputy Joel Jenkins was officially reinstated on Tuesday after the sheriff recently fired him for shooting his neighbor to death while drunk. Although the police union fought to reinstate the negligent deputy, the sheriff refuses to place him back on duty or issue him another paycheck.

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Shocking Video Shows Cop Execute U.S. Combat Vet and Former POW, for Twirling an Ink Pen

San Diego, CA — A judge ordered the release on Tuesday of surveillance videos that captured San Diego Police Officer Neal Browder shooting a mentally ill homeless veteran to death. The unarmed man had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and PTSD after serving in the Afghan army and being held captive for two months by a Mujahideen group.

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Drunken Deputy Arrested For Shooting Neighbor in the Head

Waverly, OH — An inebriated Pike County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with felony manslaughter for accidentally shooting his neighbor in the head. Although the deputy initially reported the shooting, he neglected to inform the dispatcher that he had pulled the trigger.

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Prison Officials Spying on Inmates to Find Net Worth, Suing Anyone Worth Over $10K for Stay in Jail

With the ability to read their mail and record their phone conversations, state prisons have increasingly been filing lawsuits against inmates with over $10,000 in assets. In cases of blatant retaliation, prison officials have also been targeting inmates who won civil suits against the departments for prison beatings and denying medication.

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Cops Didn’t Know Camera Caught Them Deleting Video of the Murder of Laquan McDonald

Chicago, IL — Accused of deleting the surveillance video of Laquan McDonald’s death, several officers appeared in recently released screenshots tampering with Burger King’s computers before the footage mysteriously disappeared. Although 86 minutes of the surveillance video have gone missing, including the moment McDonald was gunned down, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez claims no one tampered with the footage.

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Innocent Dad Left Paralyzed After Cops Mistook Him for Criminal and Beat Him to a Pulp

San Antonio, TX — After being assaulted by two SWAT team members and an undercover cop in a case of mistaken identity, a father of three was left paralyzed from the chest down due to complications from a recent surgery to repair his spine. Although the officers attacked an innocent man and caused his paralysis, the police chief stated that nothing “out of order happened.”

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All 50 States Were Given a Corruption Test, All But 3 Made D's and F's

A recent study found that 47 state governments scored a D or lower in providing transparency and accountability while repeatedly engaging in public corruption. The only three states that scored higher than a D each received a C for their slightly improved attempts at overall integrity.

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Incompetent Cops Arrest Innocent Deaf Woman, Kidnap, Sedate and Humiliate Her

A deaf woman reached a $750,000 settlement this week after an NYPD officer lied about her disability and refused to provide a legally mandated translator before wrongfully arresting her. Although the cop was responsible for wrongfully arresting the deaf woman and violating the Americans With Disabilities Act, taxpayers will bear the burden of the settlement.

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Pharma Bro’s 5,500% Price Hike Gets a Slap in the Face by Competitor Who Will Only Charge $1

In response to Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli raising the price of Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 a pill, a specialty pharmaceutical company announced Thursday that it has created an alternative medication that costs less than a dollar per pill. Due to the fact that many pharmaceutical corporations are drastically increasing drug prices, a new niche in the market has opened for smaller drug companies offering inexpensive medications as viable alternatives.

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Cop Off the Job After Pleading Guilty to Attacking a Man and Biting His Testicles

Baltimore, MD — After pleading guilty to public intoxication and endangering the safety of another person, a police corporal has recently lost his job. During the incident, the officer was accused of biting a man in the testicles on Cinco de Mayo. Although the officer was originally charged with second-degree assault, prosecutors dropped the charge while negotiating for a guilty plea.

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VIDEO: Cop Spits in Innocent Handcuffed Man’s Face, Then Arrests Him for the Assault

Baltimore, MD — A police sergeant was suspended Tuesday after cellphone videos captured him spitting in the face of a handcuffed man. Although the man was restrained on the ground and not fighting back, police charged him with assault, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.

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Video Shows Police Officers “Protecting & Serving” a Computer Science Student - to Death

Savannah-Chatham County, GA — During the trial of two former deputies and a contract healthcare worker charged with killing a computer science student in police custody, jurors recently reviewed the surveillance video showing the cops beating the student to death. Although at least nine deputies were fired for their involvement in the incident only two deputies and a nurse have been charged with felony manslaughter and falsifying reports.

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VIDEO: Same Dept that Arrested Sandra Bland, Taser City Councilman In the Back While on His Knees

Prairie View, TX — Several videos have recently been released showing a police officer tasing a city councilman on his knees in front of his house. Although officers accused the councilman of resisting arrest during an active investigation, the videos prove that the investigation had already ended when another cop escalated the situation and fired his Taser into the kneeling councilman’s back.

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Were They Ready for Weed, or What? Oregon Pot Sales Set Historic Record in First Legal Week

After finally legalizing recreational marijuana last week, Oregon dispensaries have accrued an estimated $11 million in sales. Instead of succumbing to procrustean federal law, Oregon has decided to legalize the medicinal plant and begin taxing recreational marijuana sales next year in order to help fund schools, mental health programs, and state police.

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Dashcam Refutes Cop’s Story of 'Fearing for His Life,' Shows Him Taser Man for Parking Ticket

Kansas City, MO — After getting arrested and tased over a simple parking ticket, a store clerk has filed a lawsuit against the officer who used excessive force against him. Although the officer claimed that the clerk stood in a threatening position before he was forced to deploy his Taser, recently released dashcam video revealed that the officer lied and had no reason to lawfully detain the clerk.

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Cops Rupture Handcuffed Man’s Spleen, Laugh at Him, Take Pics as He Lay Dying and Begging

Orlando, FL — A police sergeant and an officer were finally fired 14 months after surveillance video caught the officer violently kneeing a handcuffed man. After rupturing the man’s spleen, the officers ignored his pleas for medical attention for nearly two hours while laughing at him off-camera and later lying to investigators regarding the incident.

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Dept Says Cop Followed Procedure When He Mistook a 70-Yo Man’s Stroke for DUI and Beat Him

Marshall, MO — Police refuse to investigate an off-duty officer of using excessive force after mistaking an elderly stroke victim for a drunk driver. Immediately after throwing a 70-year-old man out of his truck, the cop restrained him on the ground by pressing his knee into a blocked artery on the side of the elderly man’s neck. Although he repeatedly informed the officer that he was suffering from a stroke, the enraged cop continued to manhandle him until other officers finally arrived.

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Police Allegedly Starve Mentally Ill Man to Death for Stealing $5 in Snacks

Portsmouth, VA — Diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder for a decade, 24-year-old Jamycheal Mitchell starved to death in his jail cell after being arrested for stealing $5 in snacks. Although jail officials claim that Mitchell was fed regularly, several inmates have gone on record asserting that guards withheld meals even though Mitchell routinely begged for food in the weeks before his death.

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She's a Banker, Owns a BMW and Obama Follows Her on Twitter: But NY Cops Still Threw Innocent Black Woman into Mental Hospital

Harlem, NY — Trapped within a Kafkaesque nightmare, Kamilah Brock endured eight days in a mental hospital with forced injections after NYPD officers refused to believe that she was a banker who owned a BMW. Stripped of her clothes and her dignity, Brock was suddenly released without explanation and slapped with a medical bill that exceeds $13,000. She has filed a lawsuit against the city for violating her constitutional rights and described her ordeal during an on-camera interview on Thursday.

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Terrifying Video Shows Cops Shock a Cuffed, Shackled Natasha McKenna to Death...Cops Walk Free

Fairfax County, VA — Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid released a graphic video on Thursday depicting deputies restraining a mentally ill woman and repeatedly tazing her with a stun gun, which resulted in her death. The sheriff decided to release the footage two days after a criminal investigation declined to file charges against the officers for excessive use of force.

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Instead of Releasing Dashcam, Cops Hire PR Firm to Help Cover Up Murder of Unarmed Teen

A former police captain recently signed an affidavit affirming that several formal reprimands are missing from the personnel file of the officer who killed a 19-year-old during a marijuana bust. Although the police chief claims that no disciplinary actions have been taken against the officer, his former supervisor lists multiple performance issues resulting from the officer’s negligence. In an attempt to improve public relations, city officials have hired a PR firm at the expense of taxpayers’ dollars instead of releasing the dash cam videos of the shooting.

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