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Police say homicide detective Sean Suiter committed suicide, so why doesn’t anyone believe them?

A recent HBO documentary entitled The Slow Hustle has brought renewed attention to the mysterious death of Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter in 2017. Police…

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Cops arrested him for filming a traffic stop, then the case went to court…

The efforts of cop watchers and First Amendment auditors to record police continues to be a controversial subject. Some use aggressive tactics that critics say…

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Cops arrested him for filming a traffic stop, then the case went to court…

The efforts of cop watchers and First Amendment auditors to record police continues to be a controversial subject. Some use aggressive tactics that critics say…

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The missing evidence that makes Baltimore detective Sean Suiter’s death even more mysterious

A recent HBO documentary entitled The Slow Hustle has brought renewed attention to the mysterious death of Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter in 2017. Police…

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A cop tried to arrest him for wearing a hoodie, but that’s not where the harassment ended

Aaron Reinas was just blocks from his home when a San Bernardino, California, sheriff accosted and accused him of burglarizing cars. What happened next reveals…

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The mysterious death of detective Sean Suiter: How deep does the corruption go?

A recent HBO documentary entitled The Slow Hustle has brought renewed attention to the mysterious death of Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter in 2017. Police…

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This groundbreaking book could change the debate over defunding law enforcement

Nearly 20 years ago, Mark Neocleous published a seminal book entitled A Critical Theory of Police Power: The Fabrication of the Social Order, which examines…

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A cop tried to keep him from recording a traffic stop, but now he’s fighting back to change the law

The battle over the right to record police is far from over. That’s because a case pending over a routine traffic stop in Lakewood, Colorado,…

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Cops tried to tase him during a routine traffic stop, but a video turned the tables

As police reform efforts stall across the country, the case of an Arizona man who was dragged from his car by cops during a routine…

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Cops wanted to arrest him for a red light infraction, but they weren’t ready for what happened next

Traffic stops lead to fraught encounters with American law enforcement, which is why this stop between a LA County Sheriff and a local cop watcher…

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Cops said they arrested him for turning around at a checkpoint, but the real reason is much worse

This week, PAR continues its coverage of the overt abuses of police power by examining new data that shows just how dangerous—and even deadly—systematic over-policing…

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He livestreamed a congressman’s aide on Facebook, they charged him with two felonies

Did prosecutors silence a progressive activist under the guise of enforcing an obscure law? That’s the issue PAR explores as we look at the case…

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Cops ordered him to break the law, then arrested him when he wouldn’t

The arrest and incarceration of New Mexico resident Chris Dixon provide yet another stark example of the Kafkaesque nature of contemporary police power. Dixon was…

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His mysterious death made national headlines, so why are police ignoring the case?

The mysterious death of Rey Rivera has continued to stoke speculation and controversy, especially after the case received national attention from a Netlfix reboot of…

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Cops say he jumped from a building, but the evidence suggests foul play

The mysterious death of Rey Rivera made national headlines when the case was investigated on the Netflix reboot of Unsolved Mysteries, which became the number one…

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Cops pulled him over for a bogus ticket, then things got really ugly

A questionable traffic stop by an Arizona highway patrol officer reveals how the powers bestowed upon police are ripe for abuse. Video shows how the…

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Cop wrote a bogus $2500 ticket for changing lanes too close, but he wasn’t ready for what happened next

In this episode of the Police Accountability Report, we provide breaking updates for several critical cases we’ve been covering for months, including a surprising development…

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New evidence in botched police killing reveals just how brutal small town cops can be

This week on PAR, we continue our ongoing investigation into the problem of rural overpolicing and provide a critical update on the killing of Tyler…

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America is addicted to bullshit crimes, and the six-year prosecution of a Black police chief proves it

Recent developments in a criminal case against a popular Black police chief reveal just how focused American law enforcement is on “bullshit” crimes. The prosecution…

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Cops lied to get into their home, but their own bodycam caught the truth

As Brad Naylor and his brother slept in their parents’ home, they were surprised to hear their door kicked open and see guns drawn at…

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Body camera shows cops in this town are out of control. How will the city respond?

A 73-year-old grandmother with dementia is thrown to the ground and arrested, and the arresting officers are caught laughing while reviewing their bodycam footage. In…

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A man was tasered in his own driveway, but cops weren’t finished with him

Surveillance footage reveals police assaulting an unarmed man on his own property. While the use of force in the video is shocking on its own,…

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