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Proposed Bill Would Mandate Federal Data Collection on Cop Killings

Proposed Bill Would Mandate Federal Data Collection on Cop Killings

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2014, 4:04PM

The current data available is incomplete.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

WI Families Fight to End Police Investigation of Police Custody Deaths

WI Families Fight to End Police Investigation of Police Custody Deaths

by Carla Murphy on December 13 2013, 2:15PM

“Please pass this bill,” one mother pleaded.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Andy Lopez Case Still Under Investigation

Andy Lopez Case Still Under Investigation

by Von Diaz on November 15 2013, 2:48PM

The Lopez family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the sheriff’s deputy accused of killing the 13-year old.

Topics: /NOW

FBI Launches Independent Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting

FBI Launches Independent Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting

by Von Diaz on October 29 2013, 4:10PM

The 13-year-old was shot dead by police last week while walking home from school.

Topics: /NOW

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 11:00AM

Andy Lopez was walking home from school, and wearing a blue hoodie.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim Police Shooting Survivor: Cops 'Shot Again and Again'

Anaheim Police Shooting Survivor: Cops ‘Shot Again and Again’

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2012, 12:26PM

As the Anaheim police come under fire for two back to back deadly shootings, activists are demanding an investigation from California’s attorney general.

Topics: /NOW

Anaheim Police and Protesters Continue to Clash

Anaheim Police and Protesters Continue to Clash

by Jorge Rivas on July 25 2012, 10:41AM

A fourth day of protests since Anaheim Police officers shot two Latino men to death over the weekend resulted in 20 arrests on Tuesday.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim Mayor Requests State, Federal Help in Police Shootings

Anaheim Mayor Requests State, Federal Help in Police Shootings

by Jorge Rivas on July 24 2012, 12:10PM

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has called on state and federal agencies to assist the city with the review of two officer-involved shootings that left two Latino men dead and the incidents that transpired after where officers openly fired rubber bullets in to a crowd that included children.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Presente.org Wants a State Investigation of Anaheim Police

Presente.org Wants a State Investigation of Anaheim Police

by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 4:59PM

The petition comes just days after Anaheim police officers shot rubber bullets and unleashed a police dog on a group of demonstrators protesting the department’s police brutality record.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim Residents Continue Protests After Cops Open Fire at Women, Kids [Video]

Anaheim Residents Continue Protests After Cops Open Fire at Women, Kids [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 10:01AM

Demonstrators who were protesting police brutality became victims of police brutality themselves. Victims include women and children.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Judge Takes Oakland Police One Step Closer to Federal Control

Judge Takes Oakland Police One Step Closer to Federal Control

by Ali Winston on June 5 2012, 9:43AM

A Colorlines.com investigation last fall found at least 20 OPD officers involved in repeat shootings. A federal judge has grown impatient with the department’s willingness to meaningfully probe that kind of violence.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Police Secrets

No Charges for Border Patrol Officer Who Killed Mexican Teen

No Charges for Border Patrol Officer Who Killed Mexican Teen

by Julianne Hing on April 30 2012, 2:35PM

Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca was shot and killed in 2010 by a Border Patrol officer for reportedly throwing rocks.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Police Blame Man Whose 911 Call Led Cops to Kill Unarmed Black Teen

Police Blame Man Whose 911 Call Led Cops to Kill Unarmed Black Teen

by Jorge Rivas on April 9 2012, 10:06AM

The shooting death of a black teen started out with a 911 call from Oscar Carrillo, who told the dispatcher his laptop was stolen at gunpoint by two armed men. But the men who allegedly robbed him never had a gun and now police want to charge him with manslaughter.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Orleans: All Four Danziger Bridge Cops Sentenced to 40-65 Years

New Orleans: All Four Danziger Bridge Cops Sentenced to 40-65 Years

by Jorge Rivas on April 5 2012, 11:04AM

On Wednesday the Justice Department announced five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced to prison terms ranging from six to 65 years for the shootings of unarmed civilians in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Trayvon Martin Shooter 'Focused on Young, Black Males', Says New Report

Trayvon Martin Shooter ‘Focused on Young, Black Males’, Says New Report

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2012, 12:20PM

Zimmerman was described by neighbors as a “mild-mannered neighbor who fixated on crime and focused on young, black males.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Oakland Police Shoot Oscar Grant's Cousin

Oakland Police Shoot Oscar Grant’s Cousin

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 2:18PM

Meanwhile, police decline to file charges in the case of another unrelated shooting of a homeless man. So much for accountability.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD Officers Shot and Killed a Black Man Yesterday in his Own Home

NYPD Officers Shot and Killed a Black Man Yesterday in his Own Home

by Jorge Rivas on January 13 2012, 12:58PM

Details about NYPD Officers shooting an African-American male in his home Thursday still remain unclear but neighbors claim that the victim had been innocent of any wrongdoing.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD Officer Tries to Explain Away The 50 Shots That Killed Sean Bell

NYPD Officer Tries to Explain Away The 50 Shots That Killed Sean Bell

by Jorge Rivas on October 27 2011, 2:16PM

NYPD Detective Gescard Isnora is facing disciplinary action five years after Bell’s death.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Detroit Grieves As Aiyana Stanley Jones's Father Faces Murder Charge

Detroit Grieves As Aiyana Stanley Jones’s Father Faces Murder Charge

by Jamilah King on October 6 2011, 2:19PM

The indictment came one after Officer Joseph Weekley was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 7-year-old’s death. But what can change Detroit’s deeply flawed method of policing?

Topics: Criminal Justice

Detroit Police Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Detroit Police Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

by Jorge Rivas on October 4 2011, 3:40PM

Joseph Weekley has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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