police

‘Cloud Of Dishonor’: Memphis Deactivates ‘Scorpion’ Unit After Tyre Nichols Fatal Beating Video

“It is in the best interest of all to permanently deactivate the Scorpion unit,” the police chief said in a statement.
01/29/2023

5 Black Memphis Police Officers Fired In The Death Of Tyre Nichols

An internal investigation found that they violated department policies in the death of Nichols, who is also Black.
01/21/2023

Winston-Salem State University Promises Safety On Campus After Black Student Is Arrested For Challenging White Professor In The Classroom

Black Student Arrested in HBCU Classroom Awaits School’s Decision
12/20/2022

Stockton, Calif., Announces Arrest Of Suspected Serial Killer While He Was Possibly ‘Hunting’ For Another Victim

Wesley Brownlee is accused of fatally shooting six people, some of them homeless.
10/17/2022

Minneapolis Man Awarded Police Commendation For Valor, Eviscerates Police During His Speech

Wearing a "smash white supremacy" shirt, Alex Mingus said he saved a man's life who would have died waiting on police who don't protect Black people.
10/16/2022

Breonna Taylor: Falsified Warrant Details Furthers Police Distrust

Former Louisville detective Kelly Goodlett Admitted that she and another officer lied about warrant info.
10/09/2022

Rookie Arkansas Cop Dies In Training One Month After Joining Department

Vincent Parks, 38, died during training exercises in North Little Rock.
07/19/2022

Black Ohio Police Lieutenant Awarded $2 In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Officer Melissa McFadden ‘feels like really she won’ her case against the Columbus Police Department, her lawyer says.
06/15/2022

Justice Department Opens Civil Rights Probe Into Louisiana State Police

Reports indicate a pattern of state police officials covering up troopers brutalizing Black motorists, the federal prosecutor says.
06/10/2022

Three Arizona Cops On Paid Administrative Leave After Allegedly Watching Man Drown

Sean Bickings, who is Black, jumped into a lake while the officers questioned him about a reported domestic dispute, officials say.
06/08/2022

Benzino To Surrender To Authorities After Being Named A Fugitive

He reportedly turned himself in on May 23, 2022.
05/24/2022