Cop: “I’m going to skull fuck you and drag you down the street”

I think this video basically speaks for itself. (Note: the video took a long time to load on my computer, so give it a few minutes if it doesn’t start playing right away.) I do think it’s worth emphasizing, though, that these officers were suspended for using vulgar language, not for threatening to commit violent […]

Police Accountability Report – Episode 24

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Below are links to the stories in episode 24 of the Police Accountability Report: Tasered granny settles suit with El Reno Oklahoma Ex-deputy sentenced to 20 years for soliciting sexual favors under color of law (with special guest commentary from Marc Stevens from the No State Project and www.marcstevens.com) If you would like to submit […]

Recent sex crimes by San Diego police officers

Earlier this month, San Diego news sources reported that Officer Art Perea, a veteran San Diego Police Officer, was subject to a rape investigation. He was on unpaid leave after a Point Loma Nazarene University student alleged she was raped by Perea and another woman the month prior. Perea resigned from the force in March. As […]

Rapists with Badges

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According to the 3rd Quarter Report of The National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project, police officers were accused of sexual assault at a rate of 79 per 100,000 law enforcement personal. The rate of accusations for the general public is 28.7 per 100,000 general public.  When corrected for gender these numbers tell us that […]

Making the Case for More Police Accountability

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One of the many great things that David Packman does with his National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project is put the data that he collects into perspective so that we statistical laypeople can make sense of what the data means. His Quarterly and Yearly Police Misconduct Statistic Reports are invaluable in the fight for […]

Illinois woman faces 15 years in prison for trying to hold cop accountable

Tiawanda Moore, a 20-year-old Illinois resident, was arrested after recording her attempt to file a complaint about an officer who sexually harassed her. She faces a maximum of 15 years in prison. Ms. Moore’s case is more complicated and “disturbing,” said her lawyer, Robert W. Johnson, who is representing her pro bono. Ms. Moore lived […]

Cop accused of brutality for ninth time still has job

We’re accused of being “cop haters” all the time, but we have good reason, I believe. It is the whole system that allows the behavior of bad cops and the good ones never speak out, so what is a liberty-loving person to do? The police are the face of everything the government does that people […]

Chicago PD Refuses to Follow Up on Information about Rape

A Cop Block reader and advocate for true justice, and privatizing systems of protection recently got a firsthand look at the injustice of our current “justice system.”  Shaun Lee became aware of the fact that a violent and disgusting crime had been committed against her friend. Even though her friend did not want to come […]

Broward Sheriff Gets 30 Years For Raping A Handcuffed Prisoner

It’s always nice to wake up and see this headline on the news. Actually I wish It never happened in the first place but a bad cop going away for 30 years is great. A former Broward Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for raping a handcuffed prisoner he […]