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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

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove 'Post-Racial' America Doesn't Exist

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove ‘Post-Racial’ America Doesn’t Exist

by Aura Bogado on December 30 2014, 7:00AM

It’s been a long year full of despair—but there’s also been plenty of hope!

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, History

Los Angeles Police to Get 7,000 Body Cameras

Los Angeles Police to Get 7,000 Body Cameras

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2014, 1:02PM

They “are not a panacea,” Mayor Eric Garcetti noted.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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

In L.A., Civilians Will Have Power Over Sheriff's Department

In L.A., Civilians Will Have Power Over Sheriff’s Department

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2014, 7:00AM

Amidst protests around the nation, Los Angeles takes one step forward on police accountability.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Complaints of NYPD Misconduct Hit All-Time High

Complaints of NYPD Misconduct Hit All-Time High

by Julianne Hing on December 9 2014, 5:07PM

For a total of $315 million paid out between 2006 and 2012.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New York City Mayor Says, #BlackLivesMatter

New York City Mayor Says, #BlackLivesMatter

by Carla Murphy on December 5 2014, 2:30PM

Meanwhile, tensions flare between the mayor and the police union

Topics: /NOW, Society

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 4:11PM

Actions are taking place in 29 states plus the District of Columbia. Here’s where to find them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New York Judge Releases Officer Pantaleo's Grand Jury Info--Kinda

New York Judge Releases Officer Pantaleo’s Grand Jury Info—Kinda

by Carla Murphy on December 4 2014, 3:49PM

Should protesters look for justice through the courts?

Topics: Criminal Justice

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