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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

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 4:35PM

Miami Beach police are under investigation following the death of an 18-year-old graffiti artist.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Report: Latinos Scared To Report Crime Because of Local Immigration Enforcement

by on May 7 2013, 2:36PM

A new poll finds that nearly half of Latinos and 70 percent of undocumented immigrants say they’re unlikely to call the cops if they’re the victim of a crime out of fear of immigration enforcement.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

Police Sergeant Caught With Trayvon Martin Shooting Targets Says Sorry I'm Not Sorry

Police Sergeant Caught With Trayvon Martin Shooting Targets Says Sorry I’m Not Sorry

by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 11:34AM

The Port Canaveral, Fla., Port Authority police sergeant who was fired after he brought shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin to a firearms training says he’s the victim of another sergeant’s political agenda. Sergeant Ron King was fired last Thursday for…

Topics: /NOW

East Haven Police Reach Agreement With Feds On Racial Discrimination

East Haven Police Reach Agreement With Feds On Racial Discrimination

by on October 23 2012, 5:18PM

The agreement comes more than three years after the federal government began an investigation of practices of systemic discrimination and brutality against Latinos by East Haven police.

Topics: /NOW

Who's Policing Miami Cops After 63 Unsolved Civilian Shootings?

Who’s Policing Miami Cops After 63 Unsolved Civilian Shootings?

by Bryan Gerhart on July 14 2011, 10:00AM

Once again, Miami cops are living up to their brutal reputation.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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