A police officer in East Pittsburgh fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose as he was running away—and the community wants answers.
Newly released body camera footage shows a San Francisco officer shooting a fleeing suspect in the back.
Here’s a truly nightmarish report about how the Minneapolis Police Department pushed EMTs to administer ketamine to people—some of whom didn’t want it, and in some cases when no crime was actually being committed—courtesy of the Star-Tribune:
A Waffle House employee called the cops on a black couple and accused them of theft after they disputed a charge on their bill—for one drink.
Several Mesa, AZ police officers have been put on leave after surveillance and body cam video showed them repeatedly kicking and punching an unarmed man.
A D.C. Metropolitan Transit officer arrested a 24-year old woman on Wednesday and pinned her to the ground with a taser, ripping her shirt and exposing her chest. The alleged unforgivable crime that caused this reaction? Fare evasion.
During a roundtable immigration discussion on Long Island on Wednesday, President Trump enthusiastically repeated his new favorite term for criminal immigrants (“animals”) and warned of the menace of “alien minors”—in other words, children—coming across the border to do heinous crimes in the U.S.
Amazon is all but gifting the use of its powerful facial recognition program to help power law enforcement agencies’ surveillance programs across the country, according to documents obtained by civil rights groups and reported by the Washington Post on Tuesday.
Here is a tweet from the official account of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, one of the major unions representing members of the New York City Police Department:
To little fanfare, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Wednesday to create a new penalty for assaulting law enforcement officials. If it becomes law, the Protect and Serve Act of 2018 would make it a federal crime, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for “knowingly caus[ing] serious bodily…
A video has recently surfaced showing a police officer in Wauwatosa, WI punching a 17-year-old boy outside the mall during an arrest.
The problem of Islamophobia among U.S. police forces is well-documented: The Associated Press reported back in February that the Boston Police Department “swept up the posts of people using the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter and a lawmaker’s Facebook update about racial inequality” in monitoring social media and, just…
What started as a routine traffic stop in Alpharetta, GA resulted in a 65-year-old black woman being pulled out of her car and screamed at by a police officer, who accused her of failing to sign a ticket.
The reliably obscene trend of black people having the police called on them for no reason at all has been getting quite a workout over the past few days.
Armed immigration agents on Tuesday forced their way into a San Diego home after prying the door open with a crowbar.
Two women were arrested on Tuesday after one of them threw what she said were her niece’s ashes at Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck as part of a protest.
A woman called the police on two Native American teens who were trying to go on a college tour at Colorado State University. She said they looked “suspicious” and that they were unusually quiet.
A recent video of a white woman aggressively confronting officers over a traffic stop reveals some stark differences between how police allow white people and black people to behave when they’re pulled over.
Authorities in California believe they have arrested the Golden State Killer, a serial killer who committed at least dozen murders and 45 rapes between 1976 and 1986. He is a former officer in two California police departments.