Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: fatal police shootings

Amber Guyger Jury Selection Starts in Dallas...

Prosecutors are counting the hundreds of potential jurors who reportedly showed up Friday on the first day of jury selection for ex-Dallas...

Study: Cities with Most African-American Officers Have...

A police force that accurately reflects the diversity of the city it is sworn to protect may be vital in reducing police shootings of...

Besides Michael Brown’s Death, Ferguson Protests Spurred...

A new study has revealed the mass protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson were also...

Court Grants New Trials to New Orleans...

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision that would grant new trials to five police officers convicted of shooting and covering...

Melissa Butler, Akai Gurley’s Girlfriend, Sues NYC...

The girlfriend of a man killed by police in a New York housing project has filed a lawsuit against the city of New York. According...

Chicago Cop Files $10M Countersuit Against Estate...

A lawsuit filed by a Chicago Police Department officer involved in the shooting of a mentally ill Black man and his neighbor is not...

Univ. of Cincinnati Pays $5M, Children’s College...

The University of Cincinnati has agreed to pay close to $5 million to the family of an unarmed Black man killed in a traffic...

Navy Veteran Bobby Daniels Was Trying to...

A CNN security guard and retired service man, has been shot dead by Georgia deputies according to The Washington Post. Bobby Daniels was trying to...

St. Louis Cop Involved in Fatal Shooting...

The St. Louis-area is currently facing another case that questions the integrity and credibility of local police officers. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Officer...

Court Records Show Lawyers Got 40 Percent...

Recent news report show that lawyers often receiving large chunks of settlements paid to the families of victims of police violence. The Guardian reported...

Independent Report Says Tamir Rice’s Death was...

Lawyers for the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy shot dead by police who mistook his toy gun for a real one, have...

FBI Director Says Lack of System for...

Since the 2014 officer-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, community activists have been calling for federal accountability and oversight into...

South Carolina Cop Who Shot Black Man...

A South Carolina police officer who shot a Black man in the back while he was running away, has been denied bond, according to...

Police Organizations, Right-Wing Pundits Criminalize Black Protest...

The high-profile killings of police officers in Texas and Illinois have come at a time of strained relations between law enforcement and Black communities,...

Ohio Judge Recommends Murder, Homicide Charges in...

Frustrations have been growing in Cleveland after months of very little progress on the case of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Black boy who was...

Support For Police Body Cameras Continues to...

After the tragic death of yet another unarmed Black man has been caught on tape, support for police body cameras is seeing universal growth....