State Autopsy Finds Man Shot In Back 4 Times While Running From Police

Source:  Jonathan Scott/NewsOk An Oklahoma medical examiner’s autopsy released Tuesday says Mark Salazar, 22, was shot six times in the back, leg and arm while running away from Oklahoma City police officers. Tuesday’s report appears to provide a different account of the shooting than that presented by Oklahoma City police after the event. Shortly after the incident, Oklahoma City police …

Police Officer Videotaped Beating Handcuffed Man Ordered Back To Work By Oklahoma Supreme Court

Source: Rhett Morgan/Tulsa World What is a dissapointment for anyone that believes that just because police officers have a dangerous job, a badge, and  a gun they are not above the law. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has cleared the way for an Owasso police officer Lt. Mike Dento who was fired in 2011 for excessive force that was caught on …

Black Lawyers Investigating Police in 25 Cities with History of Police Misconduct

Source: National Bar Association Washington, DC — Pamela J. Meanes, President of the National Bar Association, announces the top 25 cities that the organization will send open records requests in an effort to end nationwide police misconduct and brutality cases that result in the deaths of unarmed individuals.On September 1, 2014, the National Bar Association will begin filing open records requests in 25 cities that have been identified as having an alleged history of police misconduct and brutality cases. The …

National Black Lawyers Organization Files Lawsuit Against City of Ferguson

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier today, the National Bar Association filed a lawsuit against the City of Ferguson, MO and the Ferguson Police Department seeking any and all incident reports, investigative reports, notes and memorandums prepared by Ferguson Police officers, in-dash camera video, photographs, cellphone video and recordings in connection with the shooting death of Michael Brown. The National Bar Association also …