Black people who desperately long to be police officers confuse me. They always have. Clearly, the good-ole-boy structure of the police force isn’t designed for black people. And yes, I get the idea of black people who want to be different and turn the force around so that they alone can change the perception of cops,…
Charges have been dropped against a Detroit man accused of fatally shooting a Wayne State University campus police officer.
A Cedar Rapids, Iowa, police officer will not be charged in a shooting that left an unarmed black motorist paralyzed because a grand jury has declined to return an indictment.
A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case against now-former North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael Slager, charged with fatally shooting an unarmed black man as the man ran away from him.
San Antonio police are hunting for the gunman who fatally shot a detective Sunday while he was writing a traffic ticket. The man is described as being "extremely dangerous to the police and to the public," ABC News reports.
Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was reportedly speeding and driving with expired tags Wednesday when he was stopped by a DeKalb County, Ga., police officer. White says that he had no problem being stopped or with the citations, but it was the officer's actions that caused alarm. White took to Twitter…
A Norfolk, Va., police officer has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the June 2014 shooting of a mentally ill black man, even though other officers testified that the man was not a threat at the time he was fatally shot, the Virginia-Pilot reports.
At the end of the 2015-2016 football season, Cam Newton could have run uncontested for president of the African Americans. Newton had just finished dominating the NFL regular season, in which he walked away with the MVP and almost dabbed his team to an undefeated season. In the Super Bowl, Superman turned back into…
A former St. Louis police officer is facing first-degree murder charges in the 2011 fatal shooting of a driver authorities said was believed to have been involved in a drug deal.
Charles Kinsey, the 47-year-old unarmed behavioral technician who was shot by North Miami police as he tried to assist his autistic patient, is suing the officer who shot him.
In less than 24 hours, two black men have been killed by police officers even though the Second Amendment indicates that they should have been protected. Black America yet again bears witness to state-sanctioned violence at the hands of trigger-happy rogue cops—one in Louisiana, a state that has open-carry laws, and…
A road rage incident involving an off-duty New York City police officer and a 37-year-old man turned deadly after the officer opened fire during a heated confrontation, authorities say.
Closing arguments were made Monday in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., the driver of the van that carried Freddie Gray in April 2015. Goodson faces the most serious charges out of the six officers connected to Gray's death.
Tulsa County, Okla., Reserve Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Bates, who fatally shot an unarmed black suspect, was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday.