A review of police payroll records reveals that the cop who choked Eric Garner has received big raises. He's been on desk duty for two years, as a federal civil rights investigation moves forward.
Taylor was killed just two days short of the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, igniting frustration and outrage across the nation in regards to police-involved shootings and unarmed Black teens.
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.
Brian Encinia, the Texas State Trooper who arrested Sandra Bland last year three days before she was found dead in a jail cell, has been indicted for perjury in the case of her death. A Texas grand jury resumed investigation into the arrest of Bland this week. The 28-year-old was found in a Waller County […]
The Cleveland NAACP is asking for grand jury documents in the Tamir Rice case. They want transcripts of witness testimony before the grand jury.…
In a Saturday appearance on MSNBC, Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, told Melissa Harris-Perry the non-indictment of the Ohio officer who fatally shot her son made her "mad as hell."
A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]
A Delaware police officer has been acquitted of kicking a Black man in the face and breaking his jaw during a 2013 arrest.
"I saw the weapon in his hands coming out of his waistband and the threat to my partner and myself was real and active."
A grand jury has convened to decide whether two White police officers will be charged in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Black child who was killed while playing with a toy gun at a Cleveland, Ohio park last fall.
The Georgia Legislature is likely to review a proposal that would end some of the special privileges Georgia police harbor if they shoot and kill someone and the case goes to a grand jury for possible charges.
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