20 Stories of Police Behaving Badly
10. Cops Run Over Cyclist, Twice
Eyewitnesses claim to have seen Quebec City police officers intercept a cyclist who was driving the wrong way on a one-way street and purposely back their cruiser over him. After getting out of their car to assess the situation, witnesses say they then backed over the man a second time. The officers called an ambulance, but encouraged the man to stand and climb into it rather than wait for a stretcher. The victim later died in hospital.
11. Denver Police Confiscate Blankets from the Homeless
A shocking video revealed police in Denver, CO were inexplicably taking blankets and survival gear away from homeless people despite freezing temperatures. The officers issued tickets for unauthorized camping and confiscated tents, sleeping bags, and other equipment claiming they were needed as evidence.
12. Cop Offers to Let Woman Go if She Models for Him
An Edison, NJ police officer got himself in hot water after he allegedly asked a woman, whose hotel room door he’d knocked on, to model lingerie for him. The woman claimed the officer suggested that if she didn’t, her “fate was in his hands” which she took as a threat. The officer later returned to the woman’s hotel room and she complied but she later filed a complaint against him.