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Excessive Force

Alberto Dominguez on the floor of Sweetwater police station. (Source: Sweetwater PD)

Lawsuit Claims Man Beaten By Sweetwater Reserve Officer

The City of Sweetwater, already battered by allegations its former mayor is corrupt, is now facing a lawsuit alleging its police department uses excessive force.

CBS Miami–09/03/2013

Megan Adamescu (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Cop Accused Of Using Excessive Force

A Miami Beach detective is under investigation after he reportedly used excessive force in dealing with an intoxicated model and a man who reportedly tried to come to her rescue.

08/28/2013

Alexis Cabrera (Source: Michelle Surgeon)

PBA VP: Officers Acted Appropriately In Excessive Force Claim

The Vice President of the Broward County Police Benevolent Association said the officers caught on cell phone video taking down a Broward county teenager did nothing wrong.

CBS4–08/31/2012

Alexis Cabrera (Source: Michelle Surgeon)

Teen Victim Of Alleged Police “Excessive Force” Released From Lock Up

A Broward teen who was allegedly roughed up by Hollywood police during a traffic stop was released from the county’s juvenile lock up Wednesday afternoon.

CBS4–08/29/2012

Alexis Cabrera (Source: Michelle Surgeon)

Hollywood Officer On Administrative Duty Following Excessive Force Claim

A Hollywood Police officer has been reassigned to administrative duty as the department investigates claims cops used excessive force when arresting a 17-year-old boy, CBS 4 News confirmed from a city spokeswoman Monday.

CBS4–08/20/2012

Hollywood Police  (Source: CBS4)

Family Claims Cops Used Excessive Force In Teen’s Arrest

A South Florida family is outraged over the arrest of their teenage son. The parents of Alex Cabrera, 17, claim officers with the Hollywood Police Department used excessive force while taking the teen in to custody.

08/20/2012