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 Eric Holder Doesn't Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

Eric Holder Doesn’t Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 12:40PM

He’s “exasperated.”

Topics: Criminal Justice

In Ferguson, a Secretive, Federal Team of Racial Conflict Mediators

In Ferguson, a Secretive, Federal Team of Racial Conflict Mediators

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2014, 3:06PM

They’re called the Community Relations Service.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 3:07PM

Most police departments aren’t exactly forthcoming about the information

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Eric Holder Recounts Being Harassed by Police

Eric Holder Recounts Being Harassed by Police

by Julianne Hing on August 21 2014, 2:15PM

‘I am the attorney general of the United States. But I am also a black man,’ Holder said.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Talk of De-Militarizing Local Police Misses the Point

Talk of De-Militarizing Local Police Misses the Point

by Carla Murphy on August 18 2014, 3:35PM

It’s going to take more than pulling Iraq battle tanks off Ferguson’s Main Street

Topics: Ferguson, National Security, /NOW

Miami Area Police Chief Resigns Amid Racial Profiling Charges

Miami Area Police Chief Resigns Amid Racial Profiling Charges

by Carla Murphy on December 12 2013, 10:17AM

One employee of a local convenience store was arrested 419 times for trespassing.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

UCLA Will Investigate Black Judge's Complaint of Excessive Force

UCLA Will Investigate Black Judge’s Complaint of Excessive Force

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 2:05PM

His attorney asked: “Do you think this would have happened if he was a white judge?”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for ‘Trespassing’ at His Workplace

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 1:44PM

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

Topics: /NOW

New Mexico Police Shoot at Minivan Full of Kids

New Mexico Police Shoot at Minivan Full of Kids

by Von Diaz on November 18 2013, 4:07PM

Officers busted the back window and fired three shots at a minivan containing a black mother and her five children.

Topics: /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

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson's Death

Feds to Investigate Kendrick Johnson’s Death

by Von Diaz on November 1 2013, 11:13AM

The Georgia teen’s parents believe he was murdered, and that his case was not fully investigated because he was black.

Topics: /NOW

In Gentrified Oakland, Private Security Takes Hold

In Gentrified Oakland, Private Security Takes Hold

by Aura Bogado on November 1 2013, 7:00AM

Some of Oakland’s new residents are using crowdfunding campaigns to hire private security patrols—but not all neighbors support the move.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

by Aura Bogado on October 31 2013, 4:24PM

The landmark New York City verdict is now in question.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /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

Two Police Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Latinos in Connecticut

Two Police Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Latinos in Connecticut

by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 12:00PM

Two East Haven police officers have been convicted of multiple charges stemming from allegations of racial profiling and harassment against Latinos in the area.

Topics: /NOW

NY Police Union Joins Lawsuit Against Stop-and-Frisk Law

NY Police Union Joins Lawsuit Against Stop-and-Frisk Law

by Von Diaz on October 16 2013, 11:11AM

The NYPD’s largest police union joined Michael Bloomberg’s lawsuit to halt stop-and-frisk policy reforms.

Topics: /NOW

New Details in Georgia Teen's Death Arouse Suspicions

New Details in Georgia Teen’s Death Arouse Suspicions

by Von Diaz on October 11 2013, 2:00PM

Kendrick Johnson’s parents believe their son was murdered, and have called on Benjamin Crump out of suspicions that police mishandled their case because their son is black.

Topics: /NOW

Judge Threatens Sikh Man With Jail For Not Removing 'That Rag' Off His Head

Judge Threatens Sikh Man With Jail For Not Removing ‘That Rag’ Off His Head

by Julianne Hing on September 27 2013, 2:54PM

Mississippi officers and a judge harassed and humiliated Jagjeet Singh over and over again after pulling him over for a flat tire.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

by Von Diaz on August 28 2013, 11:41AM

Undercover documents expose extensive mosque surveillance in New York.

Topics: /NOW

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