Sandra Bland was stopped by a police officer for allegedly failing to signal a lane change, but this traffic stop escalated into an arrest and resulting in suicide while in police custody. But friends and family claim she was not suicidal.
Two former Los Angeles deputies are being testified against, by the victim and his girlfriend as well as by other fellow deputies, for brutally assaulting a brother of an inmate. Let's hope justice is served.
Is our behavior as U.S. citizens being monitored and, if we do things that the government finds bothersome, we will be questioned and monitored further? Here is Dave Lindorff's account of crossing into the U.S. police state after a short vacation.
The police officer that shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was holding a toy gun at a playground, is currently being charged. This is finally occurring after six months of absolutely no progress on the trial.
Hundreds are protesting against a white police officer who threw a 4-year-old African-American girl to the ground and pointed his pistol at other black youths at a neighborhood pool party. It's time the police brutality ends.
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.