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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

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

Tamir Rice's Family Files Updated Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Tamir Rice’s Family Files Updated Wrongful Death Lawsuit

by Julianne Hing on February 2 2015, 1:59PM

The amended lawsuit was filed by Benjamin Crump, who also represents Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown’s families.

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

Mayor Wants 'Outright' Ban on Police Using Mug Shots for Target Practice

Mayor Wants ‘Outright’ Ban on Police Using Mug Shots for Target Practice

by Julianne Hing on January 20 2015, 2:53PM

After a woman finds shot up mug shots of her brother and other black men at a shooting range.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Ugly Idea That Killed Eric Garner

The Ugly Idea That Killed Eric Garner

by Kai Wright on December 4 2014, 7:00AM

Whatever happens to Office Pantaleo, justice will come only when broken windows policing is finally indicted and convicted.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Father of Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Says Son Believes He Acted Properly

Father of Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Says Son Believes He Acted Properly

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2014, 2:54PM

One of the officers radioed in, describing 12-year-old Rice as possibly 20 years old.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Why Courts Can't Solve the Problem of Cops Who Kill

Why Courts Can’t Solve the Problem of Cops Who Kill

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 1:07PM

Individual prosecutions of cops don’t often work, but maybe that’s because they’re not supposed to.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Michael Brown's Family Asks for a Moment of Silence Post-Decision

Michael Brown’s Family Asks for a Moment of Silence Post-Decision

by Akiba Solomon on November 24 2014, 8:52PM

Family of Michael Brown, the unarmed, 18-year-old, black man killed by Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson, is asking for a 4.5-minute period of reflection immediately following the announcement of the explosive decision by the Wilson grand jury.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Ferguson's 'Lost Voices' Speak [VIDEO] Play

Ferguson’s ‘Lost Voices’ Speak [VIDEO]

by Akiba Solomon on November 21 2014, 9:01AM

As the world awaits a grand jury decision in Ferguson, the accidental activists who have camped in the streets since August describe their feelings and preparations to Colorlines.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

NYPD Accused of Coverup in Death of Japanese Student

NYPD Accused of Coverup in Death of Japanese Student

by Kai Wright on August 21 2014, 10:43AM

The student’s family has obtained video that contradicts police reports of the night an NYPD cruiser struck and killed the young man.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Eric Holder's Civil Rights Surge

Eric Holder’s Civil Rights Surge

by Kai Wright on August 20 2014, 1:44PM

Holder came into office with the explicit mission of restoring the Civil Rights Division. In Ferguson, he seems eager to show his progress.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Politics

LAPD Holds Back Shooting Victim Ezell Ford's Autopsy

LAPD Holds Back Shooting Victim Ezell Ford’s Autopsy

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 5:17PM

Ford’s mother says her 25-year-old son was lying facedown on the ground when he was shot in the back by police.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Vigils Sweep the Country to Remember Victims of Police Violence

Vigils Sweep the Country to Remember Victims of Police Violence

by Jamilah King on August 15 2014, 9:57AM

Protestors took to the streets to mourn Mike Brown and wonder aloud about who’s next.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Grand Jury Fails to Indict Cop Who Shot Jonathan Ferrell

by Akiba Solomon on January 22 2014, 4:17PM

The former FAMU football player was shot 10 times while seeking help after a serious car accident

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Mistrial Declared for Police Officer Who Killed Aiyana Jones

Mistrial Declared for Police Officer Who Killed Aiyana Jones

by Julianne Hing on June 19 2013, 11:14AM

The 7-year-old was shot and killed during a police raid on her grandmother’s home.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Anaheim and the Disney-Style Rebranding of Deadly Police Violence

Anaheim and the Disney-Style Rebranding of Deadly Police Violence

by Roberto Lovato on August 3 2012, 9:52AM

After police shot and killed three Latino men in a week, at least one unarmed, local media has embraced the imaginary narrative that “violent” protests are the real problem.

Topics: Anaheim Police, Criminal Justice

Arizona SWAT Team Shoots Latino Former Marine Dozens of Times

Arizona SWAT Team Shoots Latino Former Marine Dozens of Times

by Thoai Lu on May 17 2011, 4:11AM

Now, authorities won’t release information on what led to the raid on 26-year-old Jose Guerena’s Arizona home.

Topics: Criminal Justice

LAPD: Cop Who Killed Manuel Jamines Acted Within the Law

LAPD: Cop Who Killed Manuel Jamines Acted Within the Law

by Julianne Hing on March 15 2011, 6:11PM

The September 2010 shooting sparked days of protest in L.A.’s Central American community.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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