Police Shootings

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck recommended on Monday that criminal charges should be filed against an officer who shot a homeless man in the back and killed him last year. Officer Clifford Proctor shot and killed Brendon Glenn after the man attempted to get himself off the ground while laying on his stomach last […]

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will prevent the restoration of voting rights for individuals who were convicted of non-violent crimes in the state of Kentucky by executive order.

In a recent outbreak of law enforcement shootings in America, police have used lethal force to subdue and ultimately kill Nicholas Robertson in Los Angeles, Mario Woods in San Francisco, and Gilbert Flores in Texas. Each of these police killings were captured on video. Nicholas Robertson Over the weekend, Los Angeles police officers fired 33 shots at Nicholas […]

The news comes a year after reports of fatalities and injuries at the hands of police--most recently Laquan McDonald in Chicago--amid widening frustration over the lack of official recordings of the incidents.

Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…

Reuters reports that new research shows the number of police officers charged in fatal shootings in 2015 has reached its highest level in a decade.

FBI Director James B. Comey described the information as vital in the ongoing debate over policing in the United States.

A Boston police officer was shot and remains in a medically induced coma after he was shot in the Roxbury section of the city on…

Incredibly, the City of Cleveland responded on Friday to a lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by saying he was responsible for…

At a Justice Department ceremony in honor of  Martin Luther King, Jr. today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a speech where he declared that improvements must…

Cleveland Police shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice within seconds of encountering him. Rice was brandishing a toy gun. Surveillance video acquired from a youth center across…

It is a known fact that many individuals in the African-American community do not trust law enforcement officials and it is becoming more apparent, as…