police brutality

The protesting that occurred in Columbus, Ohio last year led to many nonviolent participants being physically hurt due to excessive force by the police, and now 32 of those victims will be compensated for their injuries thanks to a $5.75 million settlement the city has agreed to pay up.

The Virginia Beach police officer who fatally shot Pharrell Williams’ cousin Donovon Lynch has been cleared after a grand jury found “no probable cause” to charge him. 

The Eustis Police Department in Florida is under fire after bodycam footage was released showing officers tasing a Black man with severe autism.

Video of a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy slamming a Black woman to the ground by her hair in Louisiana has gone viral.

A Black Louisiana State Trooper has received a notice of termination after speaking publicly about police brutality. 

An Indianapolis police sergeant is facing two felony charges and an investigation by U.S. Justice Department after stomping a handcuffed man in the face.

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Chicago’s police oversight agency is investigating a white officer’s struggle with a Black woman who was walking her dog in a lakefront park, an encounter the woman’s attorneys allege became violent and was “an obvious case of racial profiling."

Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police released body camera footage of the arrest of 23-year-old Kiman Johnson Wednesday evening, after a 45-second video shot by a bystander – showing Johnson pinned against a fence by three officers as one of them punches him at least 13 times in the face and body, went viral.

A Black realtor was showing a Black father and his 15-year-old son a Michigan home when they saw police outside the property with their guns drawn.

A Dallas police officer who is seen in a viral video repeatedly punching a man is currently under two other use of force investigations.

York County and Rock Hill, South Carolina prosecutors released Rock Hill police body cam video Thursday and dropped the charge against one of two brothers arrested June 23, reports South Carolina’s News & Observer. The arrests sparked race-related protests and raised issues about the use of police force.