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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

Oscar Grant's Killer Johannes Mehserle Gets Two Years In Prison

Oscar Grant’s Killer Johannes Mehserle Gets Two Years In Prison

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2010, 4:27PM

The former BART police officer gets credit for time already served.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Communities Remember Victims of Police Violence--and Demand Reform Photo

Communities Remember Victims of Police Violence—and Demand Reform

by Hatty Lee, Julianne Hing on October 23 2010, 12:11PM

As rallies mark National Anti-Police Brutality, we look back on this year’s high-profile killings.

Topics: Criminal Justice

“Detroit 1-8-7” Premieres as City Cops Still in Unwanted Spotlight

by Jamilah King on September 22 2010, 1:00PM

As the department courts primetime ratings, feds investigate police shooting of 7-year-old.

Topics: Criminal Justice

LAPD Cop Who Killed Immigrant is Repeat Shooter, Known as Bully

LAPD Cop Who Killed Immigrant is Repeat Shooter, Known as Bully

by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 4:28PM

The department watchdog said the officer used improper tactics in a 2008 shooting.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Why We Need (Real) Gangsta Rap Right Now

Why We Need (Real) Gangsta Rap Right Now

by Eric Arnold on September 13 2010, 10:54AM

We got T.I. at a time when we really need Tupac and Cube.

Topics: Arts & Culture

It’s Happening Again. What Aiyana Jones’ Death Tells Us

by Juell Stewart on May 17 2010, 6:15PM

It’s an all-too-familiar occurrence: A young person of color gets killed by the police, the community rallies around the victim’s family, and everybody wonders what can be done to prevent it from happening again. Well, it’s happening again in Detroit,…

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