Police brutality

4 Ex-Nashville Officers Plead Not Guilty In Tyre Nichols Death

The former cops face life sentences if convicted of charges in the four-count federal indictment.

5 Ex-Memphis Officers Involved In Tyre Nichols Beating Death Indicted On Federal Charges

The former officers also face second-degree murder charges in a state case.

Virginia Town Settles Lawsuit From Army Lieutenant Caron Nazario’s Pepper Spray Traffic Stop in 2020

The lawsuit was filed by the Virginia Attorney General's office alleging discrimination by the local police authority.

Black Man Says He Suffered Serious Injuries in Brutal Encounter with Texas Police

‘I kind of folded like a flip phone,’ Keandre Green recalled of the arrest for what his lawyer said was a minor offense.

Deputies Fired After 2 Black Men File Lawsuit Claiming Torture, Assault In Mississippi

Michael Jenkins and Eddie Parker allege that six deputies handcuffed, waterboarded, and attempted to sexually assault them during an illegal search.

Calif. Gov. Newsom Wants To Transfer Officer Misconduct Disclosures To Local Police Departments

Criminal justice advocates say the move signals a backward step in law enforcement transparency and accountability.

NYPD Cop Convicted Of Sodomizing Man Gets Early Prison Release

Prison officials granted Justin Volpe ‘community confinement’ with six years remaining on his sentence.
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Ben Crump: $45 Million Settlement Reached In Randy Cox Police Brutality Case

The civil rights lawyer says the case represents the largest settlement involving police misconduct in U.S. history.

Attorney Calls For Federal Investigation Into Georgia Jail Guard Beatings Of Inmates

There’s a systemic pattern of abuse at the Camden County jail, the civil rights lawyer alleges.