Santos Rodriguez, a 12-year-old boy, was shot and killed by a Dallas police officer who tried using Russian roulette to make him confess to stealing $8 from a vending machine. The officer served only 2.5 years.
During a “Botched Drug Raid” using a No-Knock Warrant 39 shots were fired at an elderly woman after she fired one shot over the heads of the plain clothed men entering her home. Those same officers later planted coke and marijuana at her home in a failed attempt at framing her.
Due to California banning civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles, Barret will not sell or service to any of California’s law enforcement agencies.due to California banning civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles, Barret will not sell or service to any of California’s law enforcement agencies.
The Dubai police fleet includes a Lamborghini, Ferrari and Bentley. According to them, expensive and fast cars allow them to catch speeders who can outrun others. In fact, the fleet is more of a PR exercise. They’re for showing off the glamour of Dubai and are all driven by female officers to improve Dubai’s public image.
In some cities police officers were required to wear a camera in order to document their interactions with civilians. In these areas, public complaints against officers dropped by 88%. Police officers also used force nearly 60 percent less often — in 25 instances, compared with 61. When force was used, it was twice as likely to have been applied by the officers who weren’t wearing cameras during that shift, the study found.
A cop in New Mexico tasered a 10 year old on a playground during career day because the child did not want to wash the policeman’s cruiser.
When the Polk County, FL sheriff was asked why a suspect was shot 68 times, he replied “That’s all the bullets we had“.
A 14 year old boy dressed as a police officer, snuck into a Chicago Police station and actually went out on patrol with another police officer for a few hours before they discovered who he really was.
Cops “mark” your drivers side tail light or trunk with their fingerprints when they pull you over, just in case something goes bad for them.