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When in Chicago – the 7th stop of the Police Accountability Tour – Al Phillips, the owner of Colonel, a dog shot by Greg Pettigrew of the Chicago police outfit, gave a recount of the...

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This post was shared by Dan via CopBlock.org’s submit page. A Chicago woman is suing a nearby village and one of its police officers, claiming she suffered serious injuries after being violently thrown into a jail cell...

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This Week’s Corrupt Stories

September 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

A killer Utah narc gets fired, a New Jersey cop goes around the bend, an Illinois deputy gets caught stealing from the cookie jar, an Arizona Border Patrol agent goes away for smuggling weed, and...

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Illegal Traffic Stop in Oregon: UPDATED

August 13, 2013 | 21 Comments

An anonymous submitter shared the following story via CopBlock.org’s submit page. In 2012, SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK), an Illinois-based animal protection organization, video-documented cruel acts of “horse tripping” (where rodeo riders rope horses...

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Police Misconduct ‘Short Stories’

August 7, 2013 | 10 Comments

CopBlock.org’s submit page notes that if you choose to share relevant content posted elsewhere, but do not include one or two paragraphs of your own thoughts with the URL,  your submission will be deleted. As...

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Corey P. shared this post via CopBlock.org’s submit page. I’m a black young man that unfortunately used to live in a poor, crime-ridden neighborhood in the Chicagoland area of Harvey, IL. No matter how many...

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Two weeks ago, animal shelter employee Ray Schulze was working in the barn at the Society of St. Francis on the Kenosha-Illinois border when a swarm of squad cars arrived and officers unloaded with a...

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As reported by WorldTruth.tv: A 95-year-old Illinois man died in a violent confrontation with police on Friday after refusing to check into a medical facility. After threatening police with a cane and a knife, the...

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This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories

July 9, 2013 | 5 Comments

Thuggery in Philly, protecting drug shipments in Houston and Detroit, sticky fingers in Los Angeles, and that’s not all. Let’s get to it:  In Philadelphia, five undercover narcotics officers are the subject of a civil rights...

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This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories

May 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

If it weren’t for crooked cops in the Land of Lincoln, this space would be blank this week. Instead, we have an Illinois corrupt cops twofer. Let’s get to it: In Caseyville, Illinois, the Caseyville police...

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This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories

May 3, 2013 | 10 Comments

There are problems at a Maryland state prison in Baltimore, fallout continues from a bust of crooked cops in suburban Chicago, and a jail guard goes down in a Texas border town. Let’s get to...

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ABC 20 New’s Report A woman who is eight months pregnant was tased by a Springfield, Illinois, police officer in a parking lot over the weekend in an incident that was caught on tape and...

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