New documents reveal that a Kentucky police officer who repeatedly made racist remarks on social media only received a slap on the wrist when his bosses discovered his publicly recurring bigotry.
A Cleveland police detective, who works in a predominantly black neighborhood, was found to have used the n-word to refer to Ohio State football players, according to an internal police investigation.
A former police chief in a Southern Florida suburb has been indicted for pressuring his officers to pin crimes on any African American with “somewhat of a record” to keep the crime stats in his jurisdiction perfect.
You would have missed it if you weren’t listening carefully. On Sunday’s 60 Minutes, the second segment of the night was a profile of Christian Picciolini, a reformed skinhead-slash-racist-slash-dude-who-used-to-beat-black-people-up-on-the-reg; a man Dylann Roof recently called a “race traitor.”
For any significant change to American policing to occur, we have to
deal with upend police unions, which wield extraordinary power and influence.
Social media continues to rip the mask off white supremacy. This time, a police chief for a small town in Oklahoma said his goodbyes to his job after being exposed for having ties to not one, but two neo-Nazi websites.
An officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., has been accused of wearing a shirt with a racist symbol on it while he was on duty, and he has now been placed on “noncontact status” pending the department’s investigation into the incident.