Police Shootings

A DOJ study reveals that responding to domestic disputes accounts for most fatalities of police. This paints a different picture from the view that there's a war on cops.

The internet spent the day digesting Jordan's response, divided between ecstatic to cautious because of his long storied history with distancing himself from social justice issues. Jordan's persona at times appeared to be "business first," and his silence in regards to previous police shootings stirred up strong frustrations.

Slain Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson is remembered as a kind man who was troubled by the wave of violence. He crystallized what it's like being a Black police officer in these times.

Chicago's Independent Police Review authority, which investigates claims of misconduct and excessive force, released the videos derived from 101 cases.

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.

A Black man was shot and killed in Raleigh, North Carolina Monday by city police officers after they chased the alleged drug suspect. Akiel Denkins, 24, was unarmed according to his mother and witness statements, the Huffington Post reports.

Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]

An unarmed, naked teenager identified as David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman the morning of Feb. 8.