The Public Database of Police Misconduct in the United States of America

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What Is Police Misconduct?

Many people are confused by what constitutes as “police misconduct.” Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be physically harmed in order to be the victim of police misconduct.

What's Next?

Video Uploads

We understand most people record video instead of photos and are working to create a secure method for victims of police misconduct to attach videos to their incident reports.

Social Media

We are working to expand our database to the popular social media networks to further expose police misconduct and make such conduct more easily shareable.

Automated Notifications

We are working to create an automated platform where all published incident reports will be submitted to the proper local authorities on a weekly basis until a response is received.

I Was Killed By A Police Officer

Police sprayed Michael Sabbie with a chemical agent while in jail, causing him to become unresponsive and die soon afterwards.

Michael Sabbie

While en route to jail, police said Lorenzo began kicking on the back of the patrol car. Jail staff took him into the booking area while he was handcuffed. Lorenzo died soon afterwards, while jail staff prepared to place him in a restraint chair.

Lorenzo Hayes

Two Jacksonville police officers fatally shot Stallworth at a Westside apartment complex. Stallworth allegedly pointed a gun at an officer, then dropped the gun and ran away. Officers shot him as he was running unarmed, claiming they thought he still had a gun and he turned and faced them

De'Angelo Stallworth
De’Angelo Stallworth

Police were called to a Stone Mountain home after a caller said Mann was irate and locked in a garage. Officers claim they attempted to negotiate with Mann before tasing him. The 35-year-old became unresponsive and pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

George Mann
George Mann

An officer responding to a domestic disturbance fatally shot Jackson, claiming to see the 22-year-old man climb through a back window at a Lake Tahoe motel.

Jackson’s family questions whether the officer followed proper protocol. Jackson’s girlfriend, who was at the scene, did not hear a command to stop from the officer. She also questions whether Jackson was a threat. “He was shot while climbing out a window,” Laskin wrote. “Does that sound like he posed a threat?”

Kris Jackson
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