The prosecutor overseeing the case of Tamir Rice was blasted for comments he made that suggest the grieving mother of the slain boy has “economic motives.”
Tag: Police Violence
The officers — 23-year-old Norris Greenhouse Jr. and 32-year-old Derrick Stafford — were charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the Tuesday shooting that made Jeremy Mardis the youngest person to be killed by law enforcement this year.
In a 40-page report released this week, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said prosecutors “determined a criminal violation against either officer could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” in the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell.
Based on a viral video of Deputy Officer Ben Fields assaulting a Black female high school student, a local sheriff has requested that the SC FBI and the US Justice department intervene for an independent investigation.
While Blacks constitute 39 percent of Greensboro’s citizens that are of driving-age, they make up 54 percent of the drivers pulled over.
An ineffective system has left Tamir Rice and Eric Garner — two high-profile police brutality victims of the previous year — off the federal government’s official record of homicides by officers. In fact, out of 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States, 17,776 refused to provide such data
A Chicago police detective acquitted on criminal charges in the death of unarmed Rekia Boyd should be fired, says a disciplinary agency.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest in the events marking a year since the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (all times local):…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The police dashboard cameras that captured officers shooting Ricardo Diaz-Zeferino only depict part of the tragedy of his death in a…
On Tuesday night, Brandon Glenn, a homeless man originally from New York, was shot and killed after a confrontation with the L.A.P.D.