Again and again and again, it keeps happening. Another police officer has walked away without repercussions after gunning down a black man. On Friday morning, a St. Louis judge found now-former Police Officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, a black…
The New York City Police Department has just made public its first-ever recorded video of a police shooting. The footage shows officers opening fire on a mentally ill Bronx, N.Y., man holding a knife after police repeatedly warn him to drop his weapon.
With an official state probe into the death of Justine Damond at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer completed, Minnesota prosecutors will now determine whether to bring charges against the officer who shot and killed the 40-year-old woman this past summer.
On Monday, Nov. 13, 2013, a man called 911 and said he was the victim of a carjacking. The caller said a black woman he didn’t know asked him for a ride, and when he let her in, a black man jumped in with her, pointed a gun at him, stole his 2003 Toyota RAV4 and put him out.
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Two police officers in Kissimmee, Fla., a suburb of Orlando, have died after a shootout Friday night.
The officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old in Marion, Ark., will not be facing charges after state prosecutors concluded that their use of force was justified.
A Washington, D.C., police officer who fatally shot and killed an unarmed black motorcyclist in September 2016 will not face charges, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.
This story is becoming frighteningly more common and ever more distressing. A person calls 911 to help a loved one in a mental-health crisis, and said loved one is then shot and killed by police. Sometimes the person is “armed” with a bat or a knife, sometimes not.
The Arkansas State Police released the name of a teenager shot by police in front of a Marion, Ark., homeless shelter Tuesday. He was identified as 16-year-old Aries Clark, who died in a hospital shortly after being shot by Marion police officers.
Police in Southaven, Miss., apparently went to the wrong address to execute an arrest warrant and ended up fatally shooting a man in his own home Sunday, an arrest warrant issued by a Tate County, Miss., judge shows.
Justine Damond’s shooting death is continuing to cause widespread changes in the Minneapolis Police Department, with officials now saying that officers will be required to turn on their body cameras when responding to all calls, initiating traffic stops or taking other actions.
One of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of Justine Damond (who was also known by her birth name, Justine Ruszczyk) told investigators in an interview last week that he was startled by a “loud sound” near the squad car just before the fatal shooting.
DeQuince Erin Brown is launching a crowdfunding campaign to help with legal fees after an Evangeline Parish, La., sheriff’s officer killed her boyfriend and charged her with attempted murder.
Updated: Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:20 p.m. EDT: Well, that didn’t take long at all. The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed a 40-year-old Australian native in an alley behind her home Saturday night after she called 911 to report a disturbance has been identified—with pictures and everything.
The Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot and killed unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher but was later acquitted in his shooting death announced on Friday that she will resign from the Tulsa Police Department.
Two days after family members of Willard Scott Jr. gathered in Durham County, N.C., to demand answers in the shooting death of their loved one, an autopsy report has been released showing that the motorist was shot in the back by a North Carolina highway patrolman.
The Mamou, La., woman who witnessed a police officer shoot her boyfriend in the early hours of July 6 has been released from jail, according to multiple reports.
A Louisiana law-enforcement officer has filed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter, accusing the movement and several of its leaders, including DeRay Mckesson, of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s attack on officers in Baton Rouge, La., last summer, leaving three officers dead.