U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

Incident Database

13 incidents recorded

Sort by
Recently updated
Incident
Incident Details
Category Details

Incident Details

Updated On
July 29, 2022
Date of Incident
June 30, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon
Case number
3:20-cv-01106
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Portland Police Bureau
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
March 24, 2022
Date of Incident
April 3, 2018
Location
Memphis, Tennessee

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Memphis Police Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
February 11, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
March 19, 2021
Date of Incident
June 1, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Worcester Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Equipment Damage

Incident Details

Updated On
February 16, 2021
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-01362
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
January 31, 2021
Date of Incident
November 5, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Oregon State Police
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
No

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
June 12, 2020
Date of Incident
June 2, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
February 13, 2018
Date of Incident
October 28, 2017
Location
Annandale, Virginia

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Fairfax County Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes