police misconduct

Jackson, Miss., Mayor Says Miscommunication Caused Dexter Wade’s Erroneous Burial After Police Ran Him Over

There was no police misconduct, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba says, but Wade’s family has doubts.

Mother and Daughters Wrongly Detained in California Win Record Settlement

Alameda County offered the family $700K before a jury set the payment at $8.25 million.
Kyle Meany is a current LMPD sergeant, Joshua Jaynes is facing conspiracy charges, Brett Hankison has been indicted by the FBI.

DOJ Charges Louisville Police Officers Who Killed Breonna Taylor With Conspiracy, Making False Statements, And Unreasonable Force

The Department of Justice also has a wider investigation open into the “patterns and practices” of the entire LMPD.
Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng on BET Buzz 2021

GUILTY! Federal Jury Convicts Former Minneapolis Police Officers of Violating George Floyd’s Civil Rights

Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Alexander Kueng officially contributed to George Floyd's death even though they had a chance to stop it.

Chicago Could Pay $2.9 Million to Victim of Botched Police Raid From 2019


Victim Of Botched Chicago Raid Says Slain Black Officer Was Only One Who Showed Her ‘Dignity Or Respect’

She says Officer Ella French showed her “dignity."

Black Man Dies While In Police Custody Resulting In 7 Employees Placed On Administrative Leave

Marvin D. Scott III was only 26 years old.
ROCHESTER, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Police officers investigate a crime scene after a shooting at a backyard party on September 19, 2020, Rochester, New York. Two young adults - a man and a woman - were reportedly killed, and 14 people were injured in the shooting early on Saturday morning on the 200th block of Pennsylvania Avenue, located in the city's Marketview Heights neighborhood. Police say several dozen shots were fired. (Photo by Joshua Rashaad McFadden/Getty Images)

Rochester Police Sued By Family Of Child Pepper Sprayed By Officers

The lawsuit seeks an undisclosed amount in damages.

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes Pushes Even Harder For Police Reform Legislation After Shooting Of Jacob Blake

The shooting of Jacob Blake has prompted more action.

This Day in Black History: July 12, 1967

The historic Newark Rebellion began.

Witnesses to Rayshard Brooks Shooting Called What They Saw 'Awful'

They say they never expected to see a police killing.