Bodycam shows Ohio cop telling 11yo shoplifter ‘that’s why black community has no grocery stores’

Police in Cincinnati, Ohio, have released bodycam footage that shows an officer arrest an 11-year-old shoplifter after tasering her, and telling the girl “this is why there aren’t any grocery stores in the black community.” The incident happened last month when officer Kevin Brown was working a security detail at a Kroger’s grocery store in […]

Bodycam video shows cop shooting through own windshield in car chase

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Body-cam giant snaps up its biggest rival to create near-monopoly

Enlarge / A Los Angeles police officer wears an AXON body camera during the Immigrants Make America Great March to protest actions being taken by the Trump administration on February 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images) Axon, the company formerly known as Taser, has acquired its largest rival, VieVu—setting up a […]

Caught on bodycam: Baltimore cop indicted for planting drugs

As crime-ridden Baltimore continues its mission to “rebuild community trust” in law enforcement, a police officer is indicted by a grand jury for allegedly planting drugs during an arrest, as seen on bodycam video. Pinheiro was charged on Tuesday with misconduct and fabricating evidence in connection with the body camera video after Baltimore City State’s […]

Bodycam slam in Big Apple: NYC police union seeks to block release of footage

As NYC moves to equip its police force with bodycams by 2020, its main police union is suing to block the release of such footage without a court order. Civil rights groups say the public has a right to view the videos. The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA), which represents two-thirds of NYC’s 36,000 officers, has […]

Wichita police release 911 call, bodycam footage from ‘swatting’ shooting (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Wichita police have released both the prank 911 call that led to an officer shooting an unarmed man and the body cam footage of the shooting. The mother of the victim blames police for murdering her son. On Friday, the Wichita Police Department released the hoax call they received from an unknown suspect about a […]

‘Gotta get out!’ Dramatic bodycam video shows N. California officer saving people from fiery trap

Published time: 14 Oct, 2017 06:34 Edited time: 14 Oct, 2017 06:35 Surreal and scary footage from a bodycam of a sheriff deputy in northern California showed how officers are evacuating smoke-filled Sonoma County towns as wild fires quickly approach their homes. The video, released by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, showed an officer looking […]

Police officer caught ‘planting drugs’ in body-cam footage (VIDEO)

Published time: 19 Jul, 2017 23:04 Baltimore police have launched an investigation after body-cam footage emerged allegedly showing an officer planting drugs. Released by the public defender’s office, the footage filmed in January shows the officer placing a bag in a can, which is lying in a lot filled with trash. Two fellow officers are […]

Police show black drivers less respect than white drivers – body-cam study

Published time: 6 Jun, 2017 11:34 New research drawn from hundreds of police stops finds officers are less respectful to black drivers than they are to white drivers. The study was based on almost 200 hours of footage recorded by California officers. Shocking police body-cam footage of shootings and other violent incidents is the source […]

Linguistic analysis of body-cam footage shows police bias against black people

Enlarge (credit: Chris Yarzab) The first major US study of body-cam footage concluded that police, at least in Oakland, California, showed more respect to white people than to black people. The study from Stanford University researchers analyzed the transcribed text from 981 traffic stops caught on body cams by 245 Oakland Police Department officers in […]