In May 2021, police officers from Copperas Cove, Texas, shot an unarmed black woman Lacresha Murray several times. According to the woman, that day she quarreled with a plainclothes police officer. She claims that she was trying to get to the nearest hospital because she suddenly felt unwell.
According to police and media reports, Murray allegedly cut off the car of a police officer who began following her to the nearest stop sign. After stopping, the woman got out of her car, approached the car of a plainclothes policeman, putting her right hand behind her belt. The officer also got out of his car, and then “took out his service pistol and pointed it at Murray, ordering her to show her hands and stop.” The woman claims that at that moment she was holding her side because she felt bad, and after the representative of the authorities pointed a gun at her, she got scared and went back to her car. A moment later, she heard the sound of gunshots, and she had no choice but to “duck down and hope for the best.” The police officer hit the woman about six times. The victim was later taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
In August 2021, a police officer who shot an unarmed woman was charged with aggravated assault.
In January 1988, officers of the Detroit, Michigan Police Department framed 52-year-old Richard Wershe, forcing him to help the police. The FBI recruited a man after he helped identify members of a drug trafficking gang. Wershe worked as an informant for two and a half years, and when the police detained a suspected gang, the […]
In July 2021, officers of the Keego Harbor, Michigan Police Department used excessive force in the illegal arrest of 48-year-old black Brian Chaney. According to the man, that day he went to training after taking his two sons to the gym. He claims that a police officer drove up to him in a patrol car […]
In July 2020, officers of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana Police Department used excessive force in the arrest of 16-year-old Dylan Cannon. It is reported that the police tried to stop the car in which the teenager was traveling, allegedly because he did not fasten his seat belt and drove through a red traffic light. After […]
In June 2021, a Lonoke, Arkansas police officer shot and killed 17-year-old Hunter Brittain after stopping his car for allegedly violating traffic rules. Brittain parked his car in the parking lot where he was testing the gearbox. He put a large bottle of antifreeze on the brake pedal so that the car would not roll […]
In January 2020, 18-year-old Sabrina Nguyen was found dead at a busy intersection near her home in Memphis, Tennessee. It is reported that the girl died at the hands of her former boyfriend, who periodically called her with threats. Nguyen repeatedly complained to the police that they wanted to kill her, but the police ignored […]
In October 2013, Zachary Goldson was found dead in his prison cell 15 minutes after being arrested by officers of the Brown, Ohio Police Department. On that day, the man allegedly attacked a law enforcement officer. In the footage from the video taken by the officer’s body camera, police officers can be heard shouting at […]