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Law Enforcement Series: Chad Holley
By: Barry Belmont

Who: A teenage burglary suspect and about half a dozen police officers. What: Chad Holley was running from the police Where: Houston, Texas When: Incident: Late March 2010. Tape Released: February 2011. What Happened: Chad Holley ran from the police, got hit by a police car, surrendered, and got kicked, beaten, and assaulted for about two [...]

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Ultimate Police Beatdown Mashup
By: John Russell

Back by popular demand, this video was compiled last semester by your very own UNR SFL leadership to be played at the end of our latest “How to Survive a Police Encounter” event when everyone was exiting.  I present to you the rawest and most clearly visible form of government force (and the inherent depravity of human [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: Karolina Obrycka
By: John Russell

Who: A 125 lb bartender named Karolina Obrycka and a 250 lb off-duty police officer named Anthony Abbate What: After Karolina would not serve Abbate anymore drinks in the tavern, he became violent and pummeled the bartender to the ground and continued kicking her. Where: Chicagom Illinois at Jesse’s Shortstop Inn When: Incident: February 2007. [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: Ronnie Holloway
By: John Russell

Who: A 49 year old schizophrenic man by the name of Ronnie Holloway and a policeman by the name of Joseph Rios III What: After complying with a female officer’s request to zip up his jacket while he was on a sidewalk, the male driver of the vehicle they were riding in steps out and [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: McDonalds
By: John Russell

Who: Two Denver police officers and a drive-thru window clerk at McDonalds What: Police officers were becoming increasingly agitated as their order was taking an unusually long time to be prepared.  Apparently it took so long that one of the policeman thought it would be a good idea to motivate the young worker by flashing [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: George Morales
By: John Russell

Who: A deceased man named George Morales What: A man was found by police in the back seat of a minivan after the vehicle received numerous parking tickets and was going to be towed. Where: New York City, New York When: June 5, 2009 What Happened: The family of the disappeared man is wondering why [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: Maurice White
By: John Russell

Who: An on duty EMT worker named Maurice White, and a Oklahoma state trooper named Daniel Martin What: An Oklahoma state trooper pulled over an ambulance with a patient inside claiming the ambulence refused to yield to the squad car. Even though the paramedic offered to resolve the dispute after dropping their patient off at [...]

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NY Police May Now Taser Suspects in Order to Collect DNA Evidence
By: John Russell

It is now legal for the police in New York to “drive stun” suspects with a taser in order to collect DNA evidence from them. A judgment issued by the New York Supreme Court Judge Sara Sperrazza ruled that the police in Niarga Falls who shocked Ryan Smith into compliance to gather a DNA sample [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: Kathryn Winkfein
By: John Russell

Who: Kathryn Winkfein – A 72-year-old great grandmother What: She was pulled over for driving 15 MPH above the speed limit in a construction zone where she refused to oblige the officers orders, used abusive language, and became “violent”. Where: Highway 71 and Bee Creek in Travis County, Texas When: Incident occurred May 11, 2009, [...]

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Law Enforcement Series: Michael Mineo
By: John Russell

Who: A 24-year-old man named Michael Mineo What: The New York Police Department is being sued by Michael because officers are being accused of sexually assaulting him with a night stick after he fled the scene for smoking marijuana. Where: Prospect Park Subway Station When: October 15, 2008 is when the incident occurred. Filed a [...]

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