Widespread protests over George Floyd’s death and the treatment of black Americans by police more broadly have dominated the U.S. in recent days. For analysis of the issues at the heart of the unrest, Amna Nawaz talks to Art Acevedo,…
None of the four were charged criminally, however they were stripped of police powers and assigned to desk duty as their case proceeded.
By Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press
Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, spoke at an emotional news conference today after the family was told that the government won't bring civil rights charges in his death.
The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter, just as the statute of limitations was set to expire.
By Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak, Colleen Long, Tom Hays, Associated Press
By Courtney Norris and Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak, Colleen Long, Tom Hays, Associated Press
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…
Although the conviction of a Florida police officer for killing an African American motorist is currently making headlines, a wide-ranging investigation into police misconduct finds that most incidents are never publicly revealed. Amna Nawaz talks to the Cincinnati Enquirer's James…
The white Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald says he was doing what he was trained to do and that the case against him shows prosecutors are bowing to political…
The American Civil Liberties Union and the state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations both called for investigations.
By Joshua Barajas, Kennedy Huff
There were developments for three prominent cases of police misconduct this week. Here’s a rundown of what happened, and what’s next for the families and officers involved.
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