Police Violence

India Beaty, 25, and India Kager, 28, were killed in separate incidents last year by Virginia police officers, who will not face prosecution.

Cook County Judge Donald Panarese, Jr. ordered the release of Chicago officer Lowell Houser after the cop was charged with murder in an off-duty fatal shooting. The move comes at the same time that prosecutors alleged that the officer brandished a gun and threatened the victim weeks before the deadly incident.

The African-American community and local police have historically had a tenuous relationship, rife with animosity. In recent years, the nation has begun to see the inherent distrust spill over onto our streets in the form of police violence and protests against officers’ use of excessive force. When talking about community policing, the question arises: how […]

The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.

Reverend Catherine Brown and her two small children were on their way home when a speeding Chicago Police squad car with no emergency lights rammed into her car. Dash cam video captured at the scene recorded the brutal encounter with Chicago Police as they dragged Rev. Brown out of the car and pepper sprayed her. One of the officers involved in […]

The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.

Ken Johnson, 35, opened fire while pursuing the fleeing teenagers, identified as Jose Cruz and Edgar Rodriguez, in his vehicle. The boys were allegedly attempting to break into an SUV, which was parked in his apartment building's parking lot.

Veteran San Antonio police officer John Lee is expected to be terminated for shooting and killing an unarmed Black man last month.

The child's estate owes $500 for "emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense."

An unarmed, naked teenager identified as David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman the morning of Feb. 8.

The family of a woman Chicago police say was accidentally shot by an officer have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

Emanuel and Interim Chicago Police Supt. John Escalante on Wednesday are slated to announce a "'de-escalation' approach to handling potential conflicts and standoffs, including making sure every 'operational' on-duty officer is equipped with a Taser."