The white Memphis cop in the Tyre Nichols bodycam video heard hoping officers will "stomp his ass" is named "Detective Preston Hemphill," according to a new report. Only the Black cops have been fired, arrested and charged with murder.
A Memphis councilman who said he's been told about the bodycam video showing Tyre Nichols' violent arrest said the footage is "disgusting."
Video footage has finally been released in the recent police shooting of an unarmed Black motorist in Michigan and confirms the officer shot him in the back of his head following a brief struggle in Grand Rapids.
Fired La Mesa Police Officer Matthew Dages was acquitted of lying in his police report about the violent arrest of a Black man whose brutal treatment from cops was recorded on bodycam video.
When police officers in Dayton, Ohio, moved to forcibly remove Clifford Owensby from his car so they could have a K9 unit perform what the department calls a “free air sniff,” they had been informed repeatedly that he was disabled, but that didn't stop them from dragging him from his car by his hair.
The Del Norte Sheriff’s Office has released the video of the shooting death of Robert Anderson at the hands of Del Norte Police.
Bodycam video of NBA player Jaxson Hayes getting arrested in front of his home suggests LAPD officers may have employed a similar neck restraint that was used during the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis last year.
Recent cases in Colorado and Atlanta suggest that cops who stand by and watch their partners use police brutality and other misconduct on suspects who don't pose a threat are increasingly being punished for aiding and abetting. there could be growing accountability for police brutality on the city and state levels for members of law enforcement who don't de-escalate and use force as a first resort.
Ben Crump caled for an independent investigation into the La Marque Police killing Joshua Feast after seeing bodycam from the shooting of the 22-year-old Black man in Texas.
Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump shared the details of the report during a Wednesday news conference, which showed the 22-year-old was shot in the back by La Marque cop Jose Santos on Dec. 9.
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