When Amy Barnes rode her bike to the store to buy some butter, she never thought she’d end up in jail. In the police dash cam video, Barnes is heard hurling an expletive as she peddles by while they question a suspect. “(Expletive deleted) the police.” Barnes, who was unavailable, admitted to FOX 5 News in October of 2012 of her actions. “And I said (expletive deleted) the police and raised the middle finger and passed by.” On camera an officer reacted to the profanity: “That ain’t happening.” Police followed Barnes, arrested her and charged […]
In a historic change, city cops on Nov. 19 will stop arresting people on low-level marijuana charges and issue them tickets instead, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said on Monday. People caught smoking on the street would still wind up in the pokey, however, but someone caught with less than 25 grams of marijuana would be slapped with a noncriminal violation. “As for those who want to avoid summonses, don’t do it; it’s that simple,” Bratton said at a press conference at NYPD headquarters, holding up a baggie of oregano as a visual aid. “It’s still […]
After Kumail Jusab was assaulted, he called the police. That’s when officer Curtis W. Lundy arrived and began demanding money. Source.
Michelle Jordan was pulled over for talking on a cell phone while driving. The main question should be, no matter how much she was swearing at the police, why was she ever taken out of her vehicle? View more videos at: http://nbclosangeles.com. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has downgraded a police commander and censured him as “severely deficient in his response” after two of his officers were caught on video knocking a woman to the ground after stopping her for allegedly using her cell phone while driving. “I believe the Commanding Officer of Foothill Area was severely deficient […]
The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database is supposed to be used by police to look up individuals during the course of an investigation. Jeffrey Tyther, however, used it to look up a random woman he saw driving down the street one day while on duty. The incident in question occurred on September 9, 2011. On that day, Tyther is believed to have accessed the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database and looked up the personal information of a woman he’d passed while on duty. The woman was not stopped, let alone issued a […]