• daniel prude Sep 4, 2020

    ‘Spit Hoods' Not Used in ‘Any Capacity' By Chicago Police, CPD Says

    As police departments’ use of so-called “spit bags” or “spit hoods” comes under scrutiny in the wake of the suffocation death of Daniel Prude in Rochester, New York, the Chicago Police Department said Friday that Chicago officers use neither. “Chicago police do not use anything that could be considered a ‘spit bag’ or ‘spit hood’ in any capacity,” CPD Public…

  • Rochester Sep 3, 2020

    Video in Black Man's Suffocation Shows Cops Put Hood on Him

    WARNING: This video contains images some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised....
    A Black man who had run naked through the streets of a western New York city died of asphyxiation after a group of police officers put a hood over his head, then pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes, according to video and records released...

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