Follow me The following post was shared with the CopBlock Network anonymously by a reader, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. If you have a video, personal story involving police misconduct and/or abuse, or commentary about a law enforcement related news story, we would be happy to have you submit it.
Follow me In October of 2015, CopBlock Network Contributor Deo Odolecki posted about a Cleveland policeman, whose (actual) name is Mister Jackson that was involved in a domestic violence incident. Officer Mister Jackson (I know, it’s awkward) was accused of assaulting a woman and then holding her against her will
Follow me The following post was shared with the CopBlock Network by Tim Tolka, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. Within the post, Tim discusses “Blue Mafia,” a book he wrote detailing police corruption and violence in Ohio, specifically concerning the police departments in Steubenville and Warren. Also included is a
Follow me Deputy Dan Comerford, who was previously placed on paid administrative leave (AKA paid vacation) for assaulting a 17 year old in juvenile court back in April while the teen was handcuffed, has been fired by the Cuyohoga County Sheriff’s Department. However, it was also announced that the Comerford
Follow me The following post was originally posted at NationalInterest.org by Timothy Lynch under the title “Washington Can’t Fix Broken Policing.” It addresses the idea that having a the Department of Justice (DoJ) or some other federal agency such as the FBI investigate abuses by local police or court official will
Follow me Earlier this afternoon, Fairborn Municipal Court Judge Beth Root ruled on an affidavit submitted by nine citizens finding that there was probably cause to charge Ronald T. Ritchie with the first degree misdemeanor crime of “making false alarms.” Ritchie was the person that made the 911 call claiming
Follow me As was already reported by CopBlock Network Contributor Dylan Donnelly, it was announced yesterday that a Cleveland grand jury had failed to indict Officer Timothy Loehman or Officer Frank Garmback for the murder of 12 year old Tamir Rice on November 22, 2014. Nothing about that should actually
Follow me Cleveland, Ohio – A slew of unprecedented regulations for police in Cleveland were just announced by United States Attorney Steven Dettelbach in hopes of curbing some of the escalating tensions between the people and the police in a time of escalating police brutality. This comes on the heels