Detroit Police Chief Calls Cop Who Killed Black Man 'Hero' as Protests Rage
"This officer is a hero," Craig said during a Friday evening press conference. "He is what I would describe as an American hero."
Demonizing Police Costs Black Lives
Demonizing all police is both divisive and outright counterproductive.
Prosecutorial Integrity Is as Important Now as Ever Before
Thus far, District Attorney Paul Howard has not properly handled the Rayshard Brooks shooting case.
Individual Action Is Needed to Improve Race Relations in America.
We all need to share our experiences with one another and be willing to listen to one another.
Police Are Shooting African Americans 'Less Than We Probably Ought to Be'
Major Travis Yates of the Tulsa Police Department in Oklahoma claimed "systematic abuse of power and racism...just doesn't exist."
Man Hits Police Officer With Car, Shot And Injured By Another Cop
Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams said the suspect, who is still unidentified, had been asked to leave the police station after causing a disturbance, and was shot by a police officer in the parking lot after after he ran over another officer with his SUV.
We Must Treat Police Officers Like Soldiers
Following the death of George Floyd, there are concrete steps we can take to better hold rogue police officers accountable.
Santa Cruz Sheriff's Deputy Killed, 2 Injured in Gunfire and IED Ambush
A California sheriff's deputy was killed and two other law enforcement officers were injured after being ambushed with gunfire and explosives while pursuing a suspect, authorities said.
Protests 'Keeps Me Determined' Says Breonna Taylor's Mother
On what would have been Breonna Taylor's 27th birthday, Taylor's mother, Tamika Palmer, called for police accountability.
Drawing the Right Conclusions From George Floyd
Not ever police shooting is alike.
Justice for Breonna Taylor Petition Surpasses 100,000 Signatures
The 26-year-old EMT was sleeping inside her home when the police department entered to execute a search warrant for an individual connected to a narcotics investigation.
'ER' Actress Vanessa Marquez's Mother 'Violated' By Release of Death Video
Marquez's family has filed a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city of South Pasadena, alleging, among other things, battery, unlawful entry, false arrest and imprisonment.
'ER' Actress Was Shot Dead By Police In 'Lawful Self-Defense'
Marquez was killed in her home on August 30, 2018, after police officers attended a welfare check.
Joseph Seals Identified as Police Officer Killed in Jersey City Shooting
The officer killed in a bodega shooting that took multiple lives in Jersey City was identified as Joseph Seals during a press conference.
Swingers Party Shooting Costs Police Department Over $2 Million
An incident where police in Australia opened fire on a couple that was having sex at a Melbourne nightclub has resulted in the victims being paid over $3 million AUD.
Atatiana Jefferson Got the Death Penalty Simply for Being Black
The true crime is that many police officers are scared to death of "doing their jobs" because of rampant societal racism, completely inadequate police training and 393 million guns across America.
Neighbor Speaks On Calling Police Before Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson
"All they had to do was come and make sure that they were OK," James Smith told the Star-Telegram. He placed a non-emergency call to Fort Worth police officers to check on Jefferson, whose doors were left ajar late Saturday night.
Seattle Police Rules Officer Justified in Shooting Man Held Down by 5 Men
The Seattle, Washington Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) has cleared a Seattle Police Officer of wrongdoing in the killing of Iosia Faletogo in North Seattle, according to The Stranger.
Black Woman Shot By Police in Her Home in Forth Worth, Texas
Jefferson was reportedly playing video games with her nephew and thought there was a potential trespasser outside. When she went to investigate, she was shot by the police officer.
Botham Jean's Brother Says Murdered Sibling Would Have Supported Hug
Brandt Jean told "Good Morning America" that "everyone has steps towards forgiving" and noted he may have done that faster than other people.
'Forgiveness' Trends After Moment Botham Jean's Brother Hugs Officer
Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing Botham Jean in his home, after mistaking his apartment for her own.
Boy Killed, Three Others Injured During Spate of Child Shootings in Texas
Three incidents involving children being shot by firearms occurred on Sunday in Fort Worth and Arlington.
De'von Bailey: Colorado Springs Mayor Urges Patience Over Police Killing
The 19-year-old was shot dead on Saturday night after being stopped by two white officers.
New Jersey Police Shoot Men Playing With Fireworks, Report Says
Two Jersey City men were shot multiple times by police late Monday after the pair were setting off fireworks, a report says.
Protestors Confront Buttigieg After South Bend Cop Fatally Shoots Black Man
"People are getting tired of you letting your officers do whatever they want to do," the brother of the man who was killed said.
Officers Cleared of Wrongdoing in Fatal Shooting
"I'll be locked and loaded."
Police Kill Man After He Struck Officer With Machete
The man, whose name has not yet been released, was killed on Monday morning at around 9 a.m. when an officer responded to calls of an argument.
New Jersey Police Officers Shot in 'Ambush' Attack
After officers returned fire, the suspect or suspects fled the scene, and police are currently conducting a manhunt to locate and apprehend the person or people involved.
California Man With Airsoft Gun Fatally Shot by Police
It's unclear what prompted the use of lethal force.
Black Lives Matter: Five Years in 80 Images
We've collected 80 of the most powerful Black Lives Matter-related images from the past five years.