Chicago’s Independent Police Review Board today released scores of video and audio recordings from police-involved shootings and some of them are pretty shocking. The release is part of sweeping police reforms instituted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel after the shooting death…
A Baltimore Circuit judge on Monday found police officer Edward Nero not guilty on all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American whose alleged mistreatment in police custody prompted violent citywide protests…
Baltimore Police officer Edward Nero was acquitted of all charges Monday for his involvement in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died while in custody last year.
By Joshua Barajas
The city of Cleveland agreed to pay $6 million, in two yearly installments, to settle a federal lawsuit over the November 2014 fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a police officer.
By PBS NewsHour
An accountability task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel found that the Chicago Police Department has engaged in a long pattern of institutionalized racism that has alienated black and Hispanic residents. For more on what the report means for Chicago,…
As a young officer in Montgomery, Alabama, Kevin Murphy wondered why no one had ever acknowledged past injustices committed by police against civil rights activists. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks with Murphy about his initiatives as police chief to promote…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A dispute is erupting among police organizations over new proposals that would govern when officers should use force during violent arrests, amid national outrage over questionable shootings.
By Joshua Barajas
Federal investigators opened a probe into the fatal police shooting of Mario Woods, a black man, in San Francisco, the Justice Department announced Monday.
By Corinne Segal
Years after a troubling interaction with police, Nate Marshall would confront the experience in poetry.
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