District attorney Bonnie Dumanis said there will be no criminal charges filed against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.
One of the nation's largest police organizations apologizes for historic mistreatment of minorities. The group's president urged law enforcement to acknowledge its role in causing poor relations with communities of color.
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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.
Bremer Trust, the administrator of his estate, filed court documents in Carver County, Minnesota, claiming that 13 people have failed to establish a close connection to Prince.
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.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Melania Trump, wife of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, retired Lieut. General Michael Flynn, and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst are among those scheduled to speak at the kick-off program, whose theme is "Make America Safe Again."