The Justice Department is investigating the Tulsa police shooting of an unarmed Black man. They are looking into a possible civil rights violation.
"I don't know." That's the response the North Miami police officer gave to shooting victim Charles Kinsey, when he asked why the officer opened fire as he lay flat on the ground, hands outstretched to prove he was no threat to the police.
https://twitter.com/DallasPD/status/751262719584575488 Dallas Police on Thursday may have identified the wrong man as a suspect in the shooting deaths of four officers. The man, Mark Hughes, later turned himself into police, CBS News reports: CBS Dallas Fort Worth affiliate KTVT spoke to Corey Hughes, a protest organizer who claimed to be the identified suspect’s brother. Hughes said […]
Last night another life was taken at the hands of a Police traffic stop. The Star Tribune reported that 32-year-old Philando Castile, a Cafeteria supervisor at a school, was shot and struck by the police officer around 9pm. Philando was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead at 9:37PM. Indianapolis native, Lavish Reynolds is the reported girlfriend of Castile, and […]
Antwun Shumpert was pulled over by Tupelo Police on June 18th. Officers say that before they approached the vehicle, Shumpert allegedly got out and ran.
Austin, Texas police officials fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old high school student. The police chief said the officer chose not to use the nonlethal options he had to subdue the suspect.
Tamir Rice's mother, Samaria Rice, declines to endorse a presidential candidate. Rice explained in a post that none of the solutions she's seen incorporates community input.
The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.
A new development in the tragic shooting death of Prince George's County officer Jacai Colson has been revealed to the public, adding a bizarre wrinkle to a matter that still begs many questions.
new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related fatalities revealed that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability.
The NYPD cop who shot and killed Ramarley Graham in 2012 will not face a grand jury regarding the case according to a statement from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office. The Graham family was hopeful that prosecutors would convene a jury as part of a potential federal civil rights prosecution of Officer Richard Haste, the New York Daily News reports.