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I Was a Victim of Police Brutality

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    It's been 22 years, but I still have nightmares

    and still relive my experience in my brain every day. I was no angel, but I was distraught over a recent divorce and not taking my medications regularly when I stopped by my ex's to pick up my kids. The man she was having the affair with when we divorced was there. I became...
    rightbrained rightbrained 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Corona Ca Ongoing Police Brutality

    Police Brutality in Quaint Corona “The mission of the Corona Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in our city through excellence in policing,” this is a quote from Corona Police Department's website. I am writing this on the sole basis of informing...
    cittykaat77 cittykaat77 26-30, F Mar 7, 2010

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    Jackson County West Virgina

    A few years back I was also a victim of what they call police brutality was pulled over for drink driving , but thats besides the point At the policestation I was being loud I guess yelling they taped my mouth shut with duck tape and also blacked my right eye . which is on...
    SaraElizabeth12 SaraElizabeth12 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    Police Are Twice As Likely To Sexually Assault You And Five Times As Likely To Murder You

    I was never a victim, one would not dare as they are bascially cowards and bullies but know that according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting statistics, between January 2010 and September 2010, 31 cops per 100,000 committed homicide and 73 committed sexual assault. In...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2011

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    About That "war On Cops"

    The War on the Streets: This is Miami, not Mogadishu. What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive?.... The [Security] Organs would very quickly have...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Mar 6, 2011

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    Police Brutality 7/28/2012 Shreveport Louisiana.

    A friend of mine was following me out of a neighborhood that she was not familiar with & got pulled over. Being the friend that I am, I decided to turn around to see if I should wait on her or just leave. The cop started screaming at me to leave and it scared my friend so she...
    Ambino20 Ambino20 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    'v' For Vigilante

    For months, Ada County Sheriff David Updyke had been investigating a secretive group of armed extremists living at the periphery of his southwest Idaho jurisdiction. When an informant provided him with a membership list of the armed band, Updyke wasted no time. He obtained...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Mar 6, 2011

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    I Dont Understand

    so my parents were driving my cousin and i were in the back of a tinted 2007 toyota yaris when we were stopped (blocked in by 3-4 police undercover cars)and grabbed and forcefully removed from the car.They started saying they knew the car already.and always see us driving.we were...
    gjfrances gjfrances 22-25 1 Response Oct 17, 2010

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    I Thought I Was The Only One Abused By Police...........

    I am a male, 46, abused by police in San Jose', California and in San Francisco!!!I was in San Jose', CA on July 7, 2008, I had been stripping, And somebody called the police on me, well first this young guy had been smiling at me like he liked me and then suddenly like night and...
    manlyhose97 manlyhose97 41-45, M Jul 18, 2011

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    So This Is British Justice As Represented By The Metropolitan Police!!???!!!

    I was a victim of a serious organized attempted abduction right in my flat in London .I luckly escaped that day .as I was hiding in my locked room .my flatmates contacted the police with regard to this matter ,but I don't know if any one has been arressted or not . According to...
    NourKamal NourKamal 22-25 Oct 29, 2010

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    They Executed My Son, Because Of Outstanding Traffic Tickets Bascially

    My 19 year old son got several tickets in a row and was overwhelmed by the fines and court dates, so he missed some of the court dates and got a bench warrant issued for his arrest. He was stopped not because he had voilated any traffic laws, but because they ran his plates...
    Ponypoor Ponypoor 46-50 2 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    Karma Is Alive and Well....

    It was almost 2 yrs ago.I come out of the club with my sisters and friends,when i see my brother arguing with some guy.I know how my brother can get so i go over to get him,so we can leave,it was my birthday and we just finish having a great time.I didnt want the nite to be...
    louzzer louzzer 26-30 10 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    www.veteransaffairspolicebrutality.com

    I am a Marine Corps. infantry veteran that served my country faithfully in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. As a result of my service, I am service-connected and Social Security disabled for traumatic brain injury, tinnitus, spinal disc injury, and post traumatic...
    natevazquez natevazquez 26-30 Jul 23, 2010

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    I'm Still Trying To Recover

    hello my name is Matt, I live in North Carolina. I'm currently thirty years old and I'm still traumatized from when I was twenty- two. I will never forget that day I lived in Cary( suburb of Raleigh) when I decided to pick up a friend, because I...
    mattchall mattchall 31-35, M Sep 28, 2013

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    Police Brutality - Ohio State Campus 8th Precinct Police New World Order

    to judge anne taylor:btw, thanks for the appearance bond, I was attacked by PRIME, EDWARD #2618, CARRUTHERS, JOSEPH #2591, and STONEKING, TY J #2364 on the Ohio State Residential District. These officers, on numerous occasions, have been harassing one house on 11th Ave. This...
    LightHouseRepairman LightHouseRepairman 18-21, M Feb 13, 2012

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    Hello, my name is Diane

    and I am a junior at Rutgers. After the recent news concerning Mike Brown/Ferguson and police brutality, and reading about the protests occurring in NJ, I would like to share my story/ in the hopes of spreading awareness and exposing my personal unfortunate encounter with the...
    deekayyy deekayyy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    i am a victim of police brutality every minute

    of every day until I see justice. I am the victim of Aniello Moscato, NYS Police. Moscato was found guilty by internal affairs, and he was protected from incarceration. He lives in fear of me, my honesty, integrity, and the audio and video tapes that prove his guilt. the...
    victimAnielloMoscatoNYSPolice victimAnielloMoscatoNYSPolice 51-55, F Jan 12

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    The Conscience Of A Killer

    Eric Strausbaugh of Kenosha, Wisconsin, a 34-year-old husband and father, killed himself last October 31. Friends recall that he was experiencing marital difficulties and a great deal of job-related stress. A large part of his emotional burden was the result of his actions on...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Mar 6, 2011

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    My Son Was a Victim Civil Rights Violator--cops

      Let it be known that on 17 of September 2009 at appx: 9:45pm in Albuquerque NM --502 Louisana Blvd. SE, Sergio F. my son was walking home and 2 violent public servants(cops) brutally and severely beaten him up. At the time a devilish cop pull-up along Sergio and...
    sergio09 sergio09 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    DingleB DingleB 26-30, M Apr 29

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    My Caribbean Dream Life Became A Nightmare After Police Brutality

    My name is Heather and I live on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. I have learned that what most view as the dream life can turn into a nightmare at the skip of a heartbeat. Our problems started a few years ago when my partner witnessed a police inspector named Lincoln Brade...
    sadmom43 sadmom43 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    FBI: Bureau Of frame-ups, Bullying, And Intimidation

    We're going to make this much more difficult for you if you don't cooperate."   This stereotypically thuggish threat issued from a stereotypical thug named Vincent, an FBI agent who was among a half-dozen Feds and local police who descended on the Santa Clara home of 20-year-old...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M Mar 6, 2011

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    I got arrested for trying to hi5 a cop on 5th

    avenue. This is unjust. He hardly thought I was going to strike him!
    DingleB DingleB 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Gay Jay Walker

    On Friday Sept. 13, 2013 I went out to a club on Broadway in San Francisco. My boyfriend and I left the club a little early. we ran across the street holding hands to catch a cab. We were then stopped by police for J walking. We were at a corner? I asked why we singled out when...
    Victor9 Victor9 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Hello, my name is Diane and I am a junior at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. After the recent news concerning Mike Brown/Ferguson and police brutality, and reading about the...
    deekayyy deekayyy 18-21, F Aug 18

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    So i answered a message the other day from EP and they deleted one of my stories. They said it was because of the "sexual content " well that's BS. I told them to give the young...
    66nutman99 66nutman99 61-65, M 1 hr ago

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    it happened a while ago me and my friend were heading back home ... we got in a tube and there was this A**hole who kept nudging us and pressing himself to us ... my friend got...
    curiousmoi curiousmoi 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I was on holiday with my family and friends. We should have locked all the doors and windows. We trusted the guards at our hotel to keep us safe. I woke up in the middle of the...
    alexandraking alexandraking 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm a victim of sexual assault. My drink was spiked at a party, I fell asleep and 2 men sexually assaulted me...they took photographs aswell, ten in total- of them committing the...
    Jacobscracker Jacobscracker 31-35, F Aug 17

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    I want to recommend a book to all women who've suffered abuse, domestic violence, abandonment and/or neglect. It's called "Butterfly Tears: Stories of Entrapment to Empowerment...
    EmpoweredGal EmpoweredGal 46-50, F 39 mins ago

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    When I was 4 years old my parents were divorced. I remember 2 police cars driving up the road while my mother and dad were yelling at each other. My mother got custody of me and my...
    mymindhurts mymindhurts 18-21, F Sep 4

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    I was engaged to who I thought I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I didn't realize how much abuse I was receiving until I had him arrested. He finally hit me and I had...
    stacyda30 stacyda30 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    There seems to be a black cloud that follows me everywhere I go. I tried to leave my abusive boyfriend yesterday. I already had a bag packed and hidden away. We got into a...
    BrandNewChic BrandNewChic 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I haven't been a tall person my whole life. Though a majority of it i have, but at times i haven't, and have been rather short. This stopped me from doing what I did best. Stopping...
    Aram8361 Aram8361 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    When you live in a small town, you don't think about someone harming you...Everyone knows everybody, people are either very charming, reserved, or just take everyone for granted..I...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    On Sexual Abuse I will go, with the reason I am composing this letter, this is I'm sending this missive, because my daughter who is 8, was sexually assaulted, By my 22 year old...
    IrmaH IrmaH 36-40 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Nobody is powerless. “Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 1 Response Sep 5

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    After a few years without help from police and fbi i am still here, hopefully ever finding my father and mother and other relatives and or friends. While the authorities do...
    EveArendsKidnappedAsBaby EveArendsKidnappedAsBaby 36-40, F Aug 22

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    Hello. My name is Michelle and I am new to this website. I am here searching for support and hopefully answers. Here is my story. I am 31 years old and I am a single mother. I was...
    meesh192001 meesh192001 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I was 12 years old. It was dark outside, cold, in the middle of December. I watched cartoons in my living room every morning before school. My parents had left already for worn; it...
    Amiramae Amiramae 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I feel like I have a sign on my head that says "hurt me". hurt my feelings, hurt my heart ,do whatever you want to me because it doesn't matter.I wish I could stand up for myself...
    ALEYXI ALEYXI 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Female Narcissists Are female narcissists different than male narcissists? Most narcissists (75%) are males and, in general, there are only minor differences between male and...
    mrennie61 mrennie61 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Just some advice needed. My boyfriend and I have been together for 8 months (not long I know). He's always lived about an hour away so I'm used to semi-long distance but we saw...
    Hbarking87 Hbarking87 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Blimey, hard writing this down. January 2012 i left to go to work. Cold wet and windy winters morning. I remember driving down the road, then turning left at the traffic lights...
    hovisandhispad hovisandhispad 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I was 13 and so was he. We spent the day out in town and went back to his house. We were just watching TV when he started touching me. I told him to stop and he started to get...
    vickytee vickytee 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I. Am. I also want to state right here that not just Woman are victims of Rape. There are men, chidlren of both genders, and yes women. Please don't sterotype this as a thing that...
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I am an abuse victim survivor. And I think people need know that an abuser can be anybody. They can be black or white, male or female, mother or father. And anybody can be a victim...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My sister (3 yrs older) sexually abused me when I was 11. She was abused by my grandfather. I get flashes of her holding me down kissing and touching me - I felt guilty, sick and...
    lulumonta lulumonta 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 17

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    I am a girlfriend to a brand new, young police officer. My boyfriend and I have been together for 3 and a half years and have plans to get engaged and married as soon as I finish...
    mdlc45 mdlc45 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29