Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag: police use of excessive force

Black Police Officer Fired While Out Of...

Eight years ago in Buffalo, New York, a Black female officer, Cariol Horne, was struck in the face by a white officer upset that...

NYPD Officer Suspended After Punching Handcuffed Black...

The New York police officer who was caught on camera punching a Black teenager who was already in police custody has been suspended while...

In Another Case of Repulsive Excessive Force,...

A video recording of New York City police officers handcuffing two young Black males shows a plainclothes cop throwing at least two body punches...

3 White Officers In S.C. Indicted For...

While outrage over the police's use of fatal force continues to gain momentum, grand juries in three separate cases in South Carolina have gone...

Black Woman Sues Baltimore Police For $7M...

A Baltimore woman has filed a $7 million lawsuit against the Baltimore police officers who arrested and Tasered her while she attempted to record...

School Officer Handcuffs Six-Year Old Elementary School...

A six-year-old first grade student at Pine Ridge Elementary school in Stone Mountain, Ga., was put into handcuffs Friday by a resource officer for...

Brooklyn Protesters Gather After Funeral Of Akai...

More than 50 protesters endured rain over the weekend and huddled under a red tent in front of the Brooklyn housing project, Louis Pink...

Chicago Police Have Killed Unarmed Civilians in...

The Chicago Police Department, like other law enforcement agencies, isn’t required to report the amount of incidents when an officer fires his gun or...

White Former Police Chief Indicted In S.C....

While the nation was shocked by the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island, a white former police chief in Eutawville, S.C., was...

Protesters Rally For Black Man Shot And...

Around 100 protesters in Phoenix, Az., who marched to police headquarters Thursday night want to know the identity of the police officer who fatally...

After His Shooting Made National Headlines, Levar...

Levar Jones, the Black man who was shot in September by a white officer at a gas station in South Carolina while retrieving his...

Mentally Ill Black Man In Milwaukee Shot...

In April, a Milwaukee police officer fired 14 shots toward a mentally ill Black man, Dontre Hamilton, with one of the bullets striking him...

Pregnant Woman In Ferguson Loses Eye After...

Dornella Conner said she was never a threat to police in the protests in Ferguson. But Conner, unfortunately, exists as a symbol of what could...

Man Whose Teeth Broken By NYPD Files...

An NYPD officer, who allegedly broke the teeth of a Staten Island man during a car stop on Dec. 26, 2013, is being sued for using...

Protesters In Cleveland Take to the Streets...

Nearly 200 protesters took to the streets in Cleveland, Ohio, after the fatal weekend shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Black boy. The protesters chanted...

Blacks 3 Times More Likely To Be...

Black residents in Denver are three times more likely to be shot by law enforcement than white residents, according to a review by Rocky Mountain...