PHILADELPHIA, PA — A family was disturbed by a midnight visit from police, looking for a crime suspect who didn’t live there. As officers searched the home, with three young children present, they fired a gun at a dog that had the nerve to bark at them.
JONES COUNTY, GA — A woman says that her ten-month old puppy was shot in the head after asking officers not to shoot it — twice.
IRMO, SC — A family was horrified to discover a puddle of blood and a violation notice pinned to their front door. Their family dog had been killed by police while they were away.
HAWTHORNE, CA –A man’s decision to pull over to the side of the road and record police turned out to be a costly one. So far it has cost him his dog’s life, time in jail, and legal fees, but new felony charges could potentially land him in prison for up to 5 years. He and his lawyers allege that the charges are retaliation for a year-old complaint of police brutality.
LEANDER, TX — Leander Police went to the home of James and Renata Simmons acting on a warrant for unpaid vehicle registration on June 17, 2013. The warrant, however, was for a completely different town – Cedar Park, TX, and was for a person named Bradly Neal Simpson, someone the Simmons family, who have lived at this address for the past nine years, have never even heard of.