Monday, April 6, 2020

Tag: Police brutality

Lawsuit: Black Twin Brothers Beaten, Arrested by...

A pair of federal lawsuits filed in Sacramento, California, this week accuses Rancho Cordova Police of excessive force, false arrest and other...

‘Stop! Stop! Stop!’: Sacramento Deputies Take Down,...

An alarming video posted to social media Monday shows the violent takedown of a man Sacramento deputies alleged had a warrant for...

Two Campus Police Officers Placed On Leave...

Two campus police officers at an historically black university in North Carolina were placed on leave after a video of the violent...

Miami Beach Police Accused of Racism After...

The Miami Beach Police Department is being accused of racially profiling and overpolicing Black spring breakers. Videos of...

Man Who Claims He Was ‘Mercilessly’ Beaten...

An African-American man is taking the city of San Francisco to court after he says he was "mercilessly beaten" during a violent...

Metro Atlanta Officer Facing 26 Years After...

A former Atlanta-area officer is headed to jail after a jury convicted him Thursday in a case of wanton, excessive force against...

Police Detain Lone Black College Swimmer at...

The sole Black member of the Eastern Illinois University Swim Team is taking authorities to court after he claims he was unlawfully...

Arkansas Police Officer Placed On Leave After...

An Arkansas police officer has been placed on leave after he was filmed putting a teenage high school student in a chokehold...

Watch: Children Beg Chicago Police ‘Please Don’t...

The Chicago Police Department is facing backlash for yet another botched raid after a newly uncovered disturbing video shows officers interrogating and...

Kentucky Police Department Investigating After Video Shows...

A Kentucky police department is under scrutiny after a video of an officer punching a homeless man repeatedly circulated on social media.

Former Alabama Cop Sentenced to 14 Years...

A former Alabama police officer was sentenced to 14 years in prison on manslaughter charges in connection with the shooting death of...

Lawsuit: Long Island Teens Beaten, Wrongfully Arrested...

The family of two Long Island teens are taking the Nassau County Police Department to court after they claim their sons were...

South Africa’s Rastafarians Demand Justice After Local...

Rastafarians in South Africa's Wellington township are demanding police accountability following the in-custody death of a local businessman and father.

Grandmother ‘Shaken Up’ After Being Repeatedly Tased...

**UPDATE**  The Manatee County Sheriff's Office provided Atlanta Black Star with the following statement: "Deputies had lawful reason to enter the residence and search for Tevin...

CPD Investigates ‘Wrongdoing’ in Violent Takedown by...

A Chicago city officer has been relieved of his police powers pending an investigation into "disturbing" video of him body-slamming a man who allegedly...

Alabama Officer Convicted in Fatal Shooting of...

A white Alabama police officer was convicted Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man in 2016, the Montgomery Advertiser...

Former Louisiana Cop Seen Pummeling Suspect Following...

A former Louisiana police officer will spend a year and a half behind bars after pleading guilty to excessive use of force during a...

Mom Grieving the Loss of Her Daughter...

Police in Arkansas are under fire after a grieving mother's family says she was "accosted" outside a West Memphis, Arkansas, hotel.

White St. Louis Cop Pleads Guilty to...

A second St. Louis cop has pleaded guilty in a violent arrest that left a Black undercover cop with multiple herniated discs, a...

Minnesota Cop on Trial Three Years After...

A Minnesota police officer accused of using excessive force when he repeatedly kicked an innocent Black man three years earlier is now on...

Video of Black Candy Vendor Being Tackled...

Cell phone video showed four New York City Police officers piling on top of a Black man accused of illegally selling candy...