In an email interview, Solomon-Simmons condemned the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for denying his team access to Holtzclaw, but granting access to 20/20. In February, a spokesman refused to disclose his whereabouts to NewsOne, saying it's common practice for the department to conceal the whereabouts of high-profile prisoners for their protection.
The family of a Chicago man, who was tasered as he was dragged from his holding cell by Chicago police, is slated to receive $4.9 million from the city in a settlement reached with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — One year after the U.S. Department of Justice issued a report highly critical of police and court practices in Ferguson, the city where the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown led to unrest and helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement may be nearing an agreement to end a lawsuit filed […]
https://twitter.com/KeeganNYC/status/692064463105691649 Michael Brelo, a White Cleveland police officer, is one of six officers fired for his role in a high-speed police chase that ended with 137 shots fired in 19.6 seconds at two unarmed Black people, according to Cleveland.com. He is among 13 officers who shot and killed Timothy Russell and his passenger Malissa Williams after a high-speed, 22-mile […]
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on Chicago police shootings, including one in 2014 in which an officer has been charged with murder for killing a teenager (all times local): 5:45 a.m. Chicago officials are expected to announce changes in police training, including a requirement that every officer responding to service calls be equipped with a […]
According to The Huffington Post, Officer Richard Haste, 34, earned $88,614 in 2015 and received $25,000 in raises since gunning down Ramarley Graham in 2012.
The victim was identified as Nicholas Robertson, 28, at a news conference held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is one of only two large cities in the country that do not equip officers with stun guns, a situation the city’s police chief wants to change after police fatally shot a knife-wielding stabbing suspect last week. Police Chief Greg Suhr publicly renewed a call Wednesday night to add […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Community activists and San Francisco’s public defender questioned Thursday the police response to reports of a stabbing that ended in the suspect’s fatal shooting, which was partially captured on video by a bystander. Officers shot Mario Woods, 26, several times Wednesday after he ignored commands to drop a knife, San Francisco […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Justice Department attorneys were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted. A key issue during their visit will be whether authorities should release to […]
Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…
The board substantiated the charge of excessive force against NYPD Officer James Frascatore -- the cop who tackled tennis star James Blake -- and recommended punishment.