The Barbaric Police Tactic Of Hogtying Black People

In September of 2019, Marcus Smith died while in the custody of the Greensboro police department. Smith died after police hogtied him like an animal. Police initially said that Smith was suicided and they were trying to help him. Bodycam video showed the complete opposite. Officers pushed Smith face down on the street and tied a belt around his ankles and attached it to his cuffed hands so tightly his knees were lifted off the pavement. This police tactic is called the “hobble” but is more commonly referred to as hogtying. ……Read More…


Chicago Police Revise Its Search Warrant Policy After Anjanette Young Botched Raid

The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department revised its policy on how officers conduct search warrants. This comes after bodycam video released last year showed police entering social worker Anjanette Young’s home and handcuffing her as she stood naked. Police had the wrong home and humiliated Young and violated her civil rights even after knowing that they had made a mistake. ……Read More…