Two officers have received harsh disapproval after a security video revealed the killing of an unarmed homeless man in Venice, California. And LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said there was no justifying their actions in taking the unarmed man’s life—just another example of police brutality.
The FBI recently discovered sheriff’s deputies, correctional officers, a police officer, a 911 operator and a civilian had participated in trafficking of multiple kilograms of cocaine and heroin between 2013 and 2015. They were charged with conspiring to distribute controlled substances.
Two South Carolina police officers accused of tasering a mentally ill woman, while she posed no threat to herself or others, were sentenced to prison this week. Are police going to finally be held accountable for their brutality?
As video proves decisive in holding police accountable for police brutality across the country, it's important you know your rights when filming a police officer. Democracy Now answers questions regarding people’s rights with Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst.
After being caught exchanging racist and homophobic texts regarding coworkers and citizens, eight San Francisco police officers were suspended. An investigation is underway, but the police chief is asking for their immediate termination.
Violence implemented on victims by police has become a growing problem in the U.S. and the city of Los Angeles is no different. LAPD officers recently shot a 15-year-old because his friend was playing with a replica gun on their way to school.
Two police officers in Philadelphia falsely accused and arrested a man with aggravated assault and resisting arrest, but upon viewing recorded footage the suspect has been released. Why all the lies and corruption?
Darrien Hunt’s family has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Saratoga Springs and the two officers who shot him to death for carrying a souvenir sword. Do law enforcement officials only draw their guns to kill?
Adhyl Polanco, a NYPD officer, speaks out about those who shunned Mayor Bill de Blasio. Speaking for himself only, not on behalf of the police department, he is ashamed of those who turned their backs during a eulogy for a fellow policeman.