Virginia Officer Who Pepper-Sprayed Army Second Lt. Caron Nazario During Traffic Stop FiredOne of the police officers accused of using excessive force in a Virginia traffic stop has been fired following an investigation, the town manager said late Sunday.
2 Police Officers Used Excessive Force, Threatened Army Officer During Traffic Stop, Lawsuit SaysA US Army officer is suing two Virginia police officers after they pointed guns at him, pepper sprayed him and pushed him to the ground during a traffic stop last December for what the officers believed was a missing license plate on his new SUV.
Baltimore County Council Passes Police Reform Bill Banning ChokeholdsIn the wake of nationwide calls for police reform following the deaths of George Floyd and others, the Baltimore County Council passed a bill Monday night banning the use of chokeholds and making other changes to policing.
Baltimore County Councilman Plans To Introduce Legislation Banning Police From Using ChokeholdsMany states have banned the use of chokeholds by police in the wake of George Floyd's death. Now, a Baltimore County councilman also wants the change made locally.
Indicted Baltimore Police Officer Was Focus Of Excessive Force InvestigationA Baltimore officer indicted on charges of assault and misconduct in connection with a 2016 incident was the focus of an investigation of excessive force.
Seahawks' Bennett Says He Feared Death By Las Vegas PoliceSeattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police on Wednesday of racially motivated excessive force, saying he was threatened at gunpoint and handcuffed following a report of gunshots at an after-hours club at a casino-hotel.
Report: Baltimore Police Internal Probes Rarely Find FaultA newspaper reports that Baltimore Police Department internal affairs investigations rarely conclude that officers used excessive force.
Baltimore Police Misconduct Debated In Heated City ForumA federal review of police brutality incidents is underway. The Department of Justice is out in Baltimore, talking to people who just don't trust police officers.
Police Release Details On Arrest Of Man Critically HospitalizedA man arrested by Baltimore City police remains in a coma right now at a city hospital. Friends and family want to know how he wound up in critical condition.
Brutality Cases Call For Federal Probe Into Baltimore Police DepartmentIn wake of excessive force cases across Baltimore City, local officials are calling on the Department of Justice to conduct a full review of the police department.
Attorney Of Baltimore Man Alleging Police Brutality Releases New VideoNew details are released in the case of alleged brutality at the hands of police. Cell phone cameras caught the brutal beating of a man who claims excessive force.
Investigation: Balt. Police Brutality Settlements Cost Taxpayers $11.5MThe allegations revealed in a Baltimore Sun investigation. They involve people who suffered broken bones, head trauma and even death---allegedly after altercations with city police.
Jury Sides With Police After Taser DeathA federal jury sided with the Baltimore County police officer whose use of a Taser may have led to the death of a 40-year-old man.
Trial Resumes For Officers Accused Of Excessively Beating College StudentThe caught-on-camera beating of a college student by police continues to take center stage in a Prince George's County courtroom. That's where a jury is being asked to decide if the police officers in that video crossed the line and broke the law.
4 Corrections Officers Disciplined In Western Md.Four correctional officers have been disciplined following two disturbances in a single night at a state prison in western Maryland.