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Florida cop Jonathan Aledda was arrested and charged with attempted manslaughter after shooting unarmed Black man Charles Kinsey last July.
City officials and community members in Columbus, Ohio condemned the harmful action of police officer Zachary Rosen who was caught on video stomping a handcuffed Black man while laying on the ground on April 8.
OKlahoma police officer Betty Shelby --- who fatally shot Terence Crutcher in September 2016 in Tulsa and was charged with manslaughter --- blamed him for his own death and said "race was not a factor" in a new "60 Minutes" interview.
Donald Trump, along with his henchman, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions promised to make his administration a ‘law and order’ administration. In direct response to the non-violent protests of the Black Lives Matter movement, which was itself organized to respond to police violence against Black civilians, Trump vowed to create a ‘police-friendly’ administration. The three executive orders […]
A Black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation by his department for a Facebook post that essentially delivers what is commonly known in the Black community as “the talk.” In the since-deleted post, officer Freddie Vincent urged friends and family to comply with the demands of White officers if stopped “because they are looking for a […]
Corey Pegues spent 21 years with the New York Police Department, wending his way up through the rank-and-file to commanding officer. The decorated Black police officer left the force in April 2013, and in May, released the book Once a Cop: My Journey from former Crack Dealer to the Highest Ranks of the NYPD. On Thursday, […]
On May 10, Symone Marshall died in police custody. Her family is demanding answers about what happened in the spaces in between.
The Brooklyn District Attorney on Thursday announced plans to drop charges against an on-duty postal worker who was arrested in March, reports DNAinfo New York. “In the interest of justice, I asked the court to dismiss the disorderly conduct charge,” Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said in a statement. Glenn Grays, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct […]
Law enforcement officers in Missouri were 75 percent more likely to stop Black drivers than White drivers last year, and 73 percent more likely to…
A St. Louis, Missouri city official is calling for an investigation after local law enforcement officers used their stun guns on a group of protesters…