Our current moment demands action of similarly historic proportions to heal and transform the nation. We need a Third Reconstruction.
"After his previous policy violations Deputy Marshal Silvester was placed on probation and was on, what is called, a "last chance agreement" with his superior officers. Because of his continued policy violations, the Marshal has terminated Mr. Sylvester effective May 27th, 2021."
Ellis, 33, died on March 3, 2020, from lack of oxygen due to being restrained. His death was ruled a homicide by the Pierce County medical examiner.
"We definitely need reform in our detention facility," Council Chairman Teddie Pryor said. "I have been researching that and I'm going to bring some other matters before this council regarding that.
The victim says the man didn't identify himself as an officer until after he began shooting, once neighbors began to gather at the scene.
Samuel Sinyangwe, who co-founded Mapping Police Violence, says the figure is "most likely an underestimate because more recent killings have fewer articles reporting details such as the race of the victim."
"To keep this movement flourishing, to keep my brother's name ringing in the ears of everyone," Terrence Floyd said at a gathering ahead of the one-year anniversary of his brother's murder.
The survey found that police distrust is so severe among people of color that 55 percent of Black people and 40 percent of Hispanics said calling police does more harm than good in a time of need.
Frank Baker, a 52-year-old unarmed Black man, was viciously attacked by a police dog before Brett Palkowitsch repeatedly kicked him in the chest during a 2016 incident, breaking seven of his ribs and collapsing both of his lungs.
The daughter of William Jennette, the inmate at Marshall County Jail who asphyxiated as officers pinned him to the ground and mocked him, is suing the county, the city of Lewisburg, Tennessee, and several officers for her father's death in May 2020.
Erin Wenzel said she was acting as a medical assistant during a protest on August 14, when she was struck several times by police.
"[T]he very laws that are supposed to protect us are being used to kill us," the attorney said.
The director of the ACLU's Human Rights Program said an international inquiry would complement domestic efforts to address police violence in the U.S.
The footage was taken during a protest on May 2 to honor the life of Marvin Scott III, a 26-year-old Black man who died in March while in police custody at a Texas jail.
At least 19 people were killed in Monday night's protests against the rising levels of poverty in Colombia.
The service problems occurred during a particularly violent day of protests.
An Atlanta board reinstated Rolfe after his attorney argued that the officer was not given enough notice of his termination following the fatal shooting of Brooks last June.
Eric Nelson, Chauvin's lawyer, filed a motion for a new trial on Tuesday, citing multiple grounds, including allegations of errors made by the judge.
Many Black and brown people still cannot breathe at all, as the nation struggles to reckon with the systemic racism that pervades policing and affects their lives.
"There are bad people in every career," Major Kelvin Dingle said in a TikTok post over the weekend.
Officer Rashard C. Lovelace, 31, has died after being charged with domestic assault, police said Saturday.
After attracting national criticism for allegedly beating a police dog on camera, the officer is no longer allowed to work with dogs -- but still remains on the job.
Representative Jamaal Bowman responded to the president's joint address of Congress with an outline of progressives agenda to 'rebuild our nation with a new foundation."
Karen Garner, who is 73 and has dementia, suffered a fractured elbow and a dislocated shoulder during the arrest, according to her attorney.
"If he doesn't feel like [apologizing]. He doesn't have to," Joseph told Hannity on Tuesday night.
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Karen Garner against the city of Loveland over the officer's handling of the arrest.
A viral video shows an unidentified Vacaville, California police officer shouting "you're gonna get hurt, don't make me hurt you more" after punching a restrained a 17-year-old autistic boy in the face last week.
"Mr. Cox told me, a grown Black man, that he was not f***ing going to be bullied. And so I walked out," said civil rights attorney Bakari Sellers.