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Tulsa Deputy Denies His Missing Training Records Were Faked

Tulsa Deputy Denies His Missing Training Records Were Faked

by Julianne Hing on April 17 2015, 4:44PM

The Tulsa Sheriff’s Office cannot locate the paperwork which shows Bates was authorized to carry a firearm.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Tulsa Reserve Cop Gets Manslaughter Charge for 'Inadvertent' Killing

Tulsa Reserve Cop Gets Manslaughter Charge for ‘Inadvertent’ Killing

by Julianne Hing on April 13 2015, 4:58PM

Robert Bates, a volunteer deputy, shot and killed Eric Harris on April 2.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Tony Robinson's Family, With Little Faith in State Probe, Wants Charges

Tony Robinson’s Family, With Little Faith in State Probe, Wants Charges

by Julianne Hing on April 7 2015, 1:31PM

A state investigation has been filed. Now it’s up to the local DA.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Death of 14-Year-Old Latino Killed by Chicago Police Kill Labeled 'Suicide'

Death of 14-Year-Old Latino Killed by Chicago Police Kill Labeled ‘Suicide’

by Aura Bogado on April 3 2015, 2:30PM

Chicago’s civilian-led oversight commission still lists Rios’s death as ‘non-fatal.’

Topics: /NOW

What L.A. Groups Want in Their Sheriff's Civilian Oversight

What L.A. Groups Want in Their Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight

by Julianne Hing on March 26 2015, 3:00PM

Dignity and Power Now weighs in as planning gets underway.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

What Wisconsin's Outside Probes of Police Can and Can't Do

What Wisconsin’s Outside Probes of Police Can and Can’t Do

by Julianne Hing on March 25 2015, 2:40PM

Wisconsin was the first state in the U.S. to pass a law requiring independent investigations into police shootings of civilians. Has it worked?

Topics: Criminal Justice

New Haven Police Chief Personally Apologizes to Teen

New Haven Police Chief Personally Apologizes to Teen

by Aura Bogado on March 25 2015, 1:25PM

Teandrea Cornelius, 15, was slammed to the ground by a cop.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Growing Calls for Police Reform in Philadelphia and Chicago

Growing Calls for Police Reform in Philadelphia and Chicago

by Carla Murphy on March 24 2015, 4:34PM

Two new reports released this week back them up.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson's 'Disturbing' Pattern of Racial Bias

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson’s ‘Disturbing’ Pattern of Racial Bias

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 4:08PM

Little surprise here.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Tamir Rice's Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

Tamir Rice’s Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2015, 6:36PM

Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson apologized for the city’s “insensitivity.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Justice Department Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Traffic Stops

Justice Department Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Traffic Stops

by Carla Murphy on March 2 2015, 10:05AM

It’s the third report in two years to find discriminatory practice by police

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Milwaukee Cops Let A Reporter In; Here's What They Say

Milwaukee Cops Let A Reporter In; Here’s What They Say

by Carla Murphy on February 16 2015, 12:41PM

Some members of law enforcement are beginning to address race relations publicly; is it enough?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Alabama Cop Fired After Video Slamming Indian Grandfather to the Ground

Alabama Cop Fired After Video Slamming Indian Grandfather to the Ground

by Aura Bogado on February 13 2015, 12:30PM

Madison officer Eric Parker also faces assault charges.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

8 Questions for Constance Malcolm, Grieving Mother Turned Activist

8 Questions for Constance Malcolm, Grieving Mother Turned Activist

by Carla Murphy on February 13 2015, 9:00AM

Bronx police entered the home of 18-year-old, unarmed Ramarley Graham and shot him to death. Three years later his mother, Constance Malcolm, settled with the city for $3.9 million. Here’s why she’s still fighting for police accountability.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Indian Grandfather Nearly Paralyzed After Police Encounter in Alabama

Indian Grandfather Nearly Paralyzed After Police Encounter in Alabama

by Aura Bogado on February 11 2015, 3:13PM

The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New York City Cop Indicted in Akai Gurley Stairwell Shooting

New York City Cop Indicted in Akai Gurley Stairwell Shooting

by Carla Murphy on February 11 2015, 10:45AM

Reportedly facing up to 15 years in prison

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Cops Expose Their Racism on Facebook [VIDEO]

Cops Expose Their Racism on Facebook [VIDEO]

by Carla Murphy on February 6 2015, 4:32PM

Biased comments online are forcing one Seattle officer to face reprimand for arresting 69-year-old William Wingate.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Ramarley Graham's Family Settles for $3.9M With New York City; Pledge to Pursue Justice

Ramarley Graham’s Family Settles for $3.9M With New York City; Pledge to Pursue Justice

by Carla Murphy on February 3 2015, 10:25AM

Unarmed teen’s shooting helped galvanize New York City around stop-and-frisk reform in 2012.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

In Albuquerque, a DA Faces Intimidation for Charging Cops Who've Killed

In Albuquerque, a DA Faces Intimidation for Charging Cops Who’ve Killed

by Julianne Hing on January 27 2015, 3:57PM

What happens when a district attorney files murder charges against Albuquerque police officers?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Clergy Stage a Die-in at Congressional Cafeteria for Black Lives Matter

Clergy Stage a Die-in at Congressional Cafeteria for Black Lives Matter

by Aura Bogado on January 21 2015, 3:04PM

Participants disrupted a busy lunch hour at the nation’s Capitol.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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