Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Tuesday that she had filed a lawsuit to finally achieve the long-awaited court-enforceable consent decree that would get the ball rolling on at least some modicum of police reform in Chicago, the Washington Post reports. Madigan’s office is suing Chicago to obtain…
Law-enforcement officials say that a New York City police sergeant was arrested Wednesday in the shooting death of an elderly, mentally ill woman inside her Bronx apartment in October.
Updated Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, 3:30 a.m. EDT: The Fort Worth Police Department has dropped charges against Jacqueline Craig, 46, and her daughter, Brea Hymond, 19, and will not pursue charges against Officer William Martin for the violent Dec. 21 arrests of Craig and her daughters, Dallas News reports.
San Antonio school district police officer Joshua Kehm, who was shown in a video last week slamming a 12-year-old female student to the ground, has been fired.
A San Antonio school district police officer has been placed on paid leave following a video depicting him slamming a middle school student to the ground face-first, CBS reports.
Police at a school in Texas are being rightfully scrutinized over a brutal and blatantly excessive take down of a sophomore student.
Well, it only took about a year to state the obvious, but a civilian panel has finally determined that the Los Angeles Police Officers who fired more than 100 rounds of ammunition at two innocent women during a pursuit of Christopher Dorner violated departmental policy on deadly force.
Have you ever thought about how many times it would be acceptable for a police officer to use a taser on a pregnant woman? Probably not, because doing it even once sounds totally insane! And yet the Supreme Court is currently deciding whether to hear a case that involves a very pregnant woman who was tased not once…