ATL Police Department’s own “Ty” Dennis spear heads another successful open forum for the community to vent and search for answers and action with local authorities. The main subject of this edition of The Cops & Clippers Tour was “keeping teens safe during police interaction and from neighborhood gun violence”. One young man shared his […]
Newly released videos and 911 calls reveal the panic and chaos that erupted during a public altercation that led to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting Joshua Beal in November 2016.
Authorities say they were forced to fire at Gaines after she pointed her gun at them, threatening to kill. Officers, whose names have not been released, fired one shot, missing Gaines. She then fired back twice in retaliation, and was fatally struck by three bullets.
Lavish Reynolds never imagined her Wednesday evening would end with the shooting death of her boyfriend Philando Castile, 32. But what happened to Castile in a Minnesota suburb right outside of St. Paul, just 48 hours after the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is becoming all too familiar in black communities […]
While video cameras captured the controversial arrest and Grays' compliance, what they didn't capture was what happened in the vehicle after officers pulled off.
The child's estate owes $500 for "emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense."
U.S. District Judge David Hittner announced a Jan. 23, 2017 trial start date for the wrongful death suit filed by Bland's family.
The shutdown, attended by nearly 300 protesters, began at 7:00 p.m. In the end, 43 adults and eight juveniles were arrested and charged with unlawful assembly and pedestrian on the freeway, the state patrol confirmed.
The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.
Charges range from accusations of "rape, sodomy and other sexual assault; sex crimes that included possession of child pornography; or sexual misconduct such as propositioning citizens or having consensual but prohibited on-duty intercourse," the report says.
Based on a viral video of Deputy Officer Ben Fields assaulting a Black female high school student, a local sheriff has requested that the SC FBI and the US Justice department intervene for an independent investigation.
Video footage of a South Carolina police officer picking up, throwing, and dragging a student while inside a classroom surfaced online Monday afternoon. In the footage, which was reportedly taken at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, the officer — identified as Ben Fields — is seen confronting a student, who appears to be a teenage […]