Follow me Earlier this week, a judge in Portsmouth, Virginia approved a $1 million settlement offer from the city to the family of William Chapman II. As has been reported previously at the CopBlock Network (see “related posts” below) by myself and several other CopBlock Network contributors, Chapman was murdered
Follow me The following post was originally published at “BlackMattersUS.com” by Ken Patterson (no relation) under the original title “Police Shooting: Former Cop Sent To Prison.” Previously, this case has been reported on here at Cop Block by myself, as well as CopBlock Network Contributors Lorelei McFly and Steven Thomas.
Follow me The following post was submitted by Jedediah Mountz, via the CopBlock.org submissions page. Date of Incident: December 1, 2014 Officer Involved: Officer Pitts – Badge Number 1064 Department Involved: Virginia State Police Department Phone Number: (757) 253-4923 On Dec. 1st 2014, I was at night school after a
Follow me On Wednesday, the lawyer representing the family of William Chapman II, an unarmed man who was shot by Portsmouth police Officer Stephen D. Rankin in April, claimed that the video recorded by Rankin’s taser contains a 15 second gap. Coincidentally, those “missing” 15 seconds just happen to be
Follow me As was reported here at CopBlock.org a couple days ago, via Ian Freeman from FreeKeene.com (by way of Derrick J.), Christpher David, an Uber driver in Portsmouth NH who has been protesting a ban on independent driver services instigated by cab companies to avoid competition, recently had a
Follow me This post was shared with the CopBlock Network by a reader, via the CopBlock.org Submission Page. It was originally published by Ken Armstrong at themarshallproject.org. Last week, Seattle police apologized for an incident in which a female officer arrested a 69-year-old man walking in the city with a