Speaking of cops who escalate things for no reason, remember the story of the off-duty Los Angeles police officer living in Anaheim, Calif., who pulled out his gun and fired it during a scuffle with a 13-year-old boy last year?
The sentencing hearing for former South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager, who was caught on videotape shooting and killing a fleeing, unarmed Walter Scott during a 2015 traffic stop, begins Monday.
Shockingly, the officers who NFL player Michael Bennett said held a gun to his head for no reason (well, besides his being black) will face no disciplinary charges, the Las Vegas sheriff announced Friday.
On Tuesday night, more than two dozen people gathered near the spot where Michael Brown Jr. was gunned down three years ago, on Aug. 9, 2014, to mourn and remember the 18-year-old whose life was taken from him and to reconstruct a makeshift memorial in the spot where he died.
School authorities have cleared a high school security guard in Minnesota who had been placed on leave after his involvement in an altercation between students in June, and police have also announced that no criminal charges will be pursued in the case.
Once again the behavior of a police officer (this time in California) is drawing national attention and debate after the officer decided to keep his weapon trained on a passenger in a car for more than nine minutes during a traffic stop.
A civil rights lawsuit has been filed against a Lansing, Ill., police officer who was caught on video threatening a young black teen and holding him pinned on the ground back in June, just because the boy was on his property.
It looks as if former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing is going to walk free after shooting and killing an unarmed black motorist two years ago. Hamilton County, Ohio, Prosecutor Joe Deters announced Tuesday that he was dropping the case against Tensing, who fatally shot 43-year-old Sam Dubose…
The fired Balch Springs, Texas, police officer who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, a black teen who was leaving a party earlier this year, was indicted on a murder charge Monday by a Dallas County grand jury.
A black 19-year-old woman says she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police dog after Bakersfield, Calif., police apparently mistook her for a much larger, bald black man who was suspected of threatening people with a machete at a nearby grocery store.
The Lansing, Ill., Police Department is claiming that a white off-duty officer “detained” a black teen on the officer’s property after the boy and another juvenile refused to follow his orders to remain there.
The family of Alton Sterling—a black man who was gunned down on July 5, 2016, by Baton Rouge, La., police—has filed a wrongful death suit against the city, the Baton Rouge Police Department, the police chief and two officers involved in the encounter. The lawsuit claims that the shooting fit a pattern of racist…
Another video has surfaced showing an off-duty Lansing, Ill., police officer pinning down a black teen and threatening his life, all because the boy was trying to help a friend who happened to be on the officer’s property.
The city of St. Anthony, Minn., will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Philando Castile’s family in the wake of his 2016 shooting death by paying out nearly $3 million to his family.
For the second time, jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the murder trial of Ray Tensing, the (now-former) University of Cincinnati police officer who shot Sam Dubose in the head during a traffic stop.
Fired Milwaukee Police Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown was found not guilty in the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith.
Officials in Ohio have recommended a 24-hour suspension for a Columbus police officer who was caught on video stomping on a handcuffed man’s head, because that seemed totally reasonable to them.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Sandra Bland Act into law Thursday, in what was supposed to be a decisive move to address the issues that led to Bland’s death.
Police dashcam footage of the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez has been released to the public.
The family of Terence Crutcher is still seeking justice and filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday seeking damages and widespread reform of the Tulsa, Okla., Police Department.