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The Death of a Prominent Ferguson Organizer’s Son Investigated as Suicide The Death of a Prominent Ferguson Organizer’s Son Investigated as Suicide

On October 17th, Danye Jones, the 24-year-old son of Melissa McKinnies, was found dead, hanging from a tree in the backyard of his mother’s house in St. Louis, MO, according to the Riverfront Times. McKinnies was active in local movements to end police shootings of black people. When white St. Louis police officer…

Another Ohio Police Department Hires
the Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Another Ohio Police Department Hires the Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice

Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, will soon have another badge and gun.

Cop Walks Into the Wrong Apartment, Kills the Man Who Lived There Cop Walks Into the Wrong Apartment, Kills the Man Who Lived There

A Dallas police officer got off her shift Thursday night, walked a block home, and entered an apartment that she believed was hers. It was not. She shot and killed the man who lived there, according to police.

Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Man Teaching a Class About 'Surviving the Aftermath' Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Man Teaching a Class About 'Surviving the Aftermath'

The former Tulsa, OK, police officer who shot and killed unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher in 2016 has entered a new phase of her professional law enforcement career: teaching other cops how to “survive” incidents where they shoot other people.

Fatal Shooting By Chicago Police
Prompts Violent Clashes with Protesters [UPDATED] Fatal Shooting By Chicago Police Prompts Violent Clashes with Protesters [UPDATED]

Update, Sunday, 5:10 p.m.: The Chicago Police Department released body cam footage on Sunday afternoon of the shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus. Warning: the video is graphic.

Witnesses Dispute Police Account
of Minneapolis Shooting That Left 1 Dead Witnesses Dispute Police Account of Minneapolis Shooting That Left 1 Dead

Another police-involved shooting in Minneapolis has left a 30-year-old African American man dead and local residents demanding an investigation.

Family of Black Man Killed by White Cop Awarded Just $4 By Florida Jury  Family of Black Man Killed by White Cop Awarded Just $4 By Florida Jury 

How much is the life of a man killed in his own garage by police officers worth these days? According to a federal jury in Florida, the answer is $4.

Sacramento Cops are Changing Their Body Cam Policy After the Stephon Clark Shooting  Sacramento Cops are Changing Their Body Cam Policy After the Stephon Clark Shooting 

Less than a month after body cameras captured Sacramento police shooting Stephon Clark—an unarmed black man carrying nothing but a cell phone—to death in his grandmother’s backyard, the Sacramento Police Department has changed its policy regarding when, and how, police are allowed to turn off their recording devices.…

White Cops Walk Free in Alton Sterling Case White Cops Walk Free in Alton Sterling Case

Almost two years ago, Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old father to five children, was held down and shot to death by two white police officers while selling CDs outside of a convenience store in Baton Rouge. On Tuesday, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that the state would not proceed with a prosecution of…

Newly Released Dashcam Video Shows Police Shooting Into 25-Year-Old's Car Nine Times Before Killing Him Newly Released Dashcam Video Shows Police Shooting Into 25-Year-Old's Car Nine Times Before Killing Him

Officials in Fairfax, VA, released a video on Wednesday of a 2017 police shooting where cops fired on the 25-year-old driver, whose family says he was unarmed, nine times at close range after he fled the scene of a minor traffic accident earlier that evening.

Texas Deputies Shoot 6-Year-Old
to Death While Chasing Unarmed Car Thief Texas Deputies Shoot 6-Year-Old to Death While Chasing Unarmed Car Thief

Just four days before Christmas, a stray bullet from sheriff’s deputies in Bexar County, TX, penetrated the wall of a mobile home near San Antonio, striking 6–year–old Kameron Prescott in the abdomen. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital later.

The Number of Americans Shot by Police Is Reportedly Even Worse Than We Thought The Number of Americans Shot by Police Is Reportedly Even Worse Than We Thought

Accurate figures on police shootings in America are notoriously tricky to come by, not in the least because the departments that would be implicated by that data often control its release. But a new report by Vice News published on Monday revealed the number of Americans who are shot by police officers is…

Former Cop Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Killing of Walter Scott Former Cop Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Killing of Walter Scott

On April 4, 2015, former South Carolina cop Michael Slager shot and killed unarmed black man Walter Scott in the back as Scott was running away. On Thursday, a judge sentenced Slager to 20 years in prison for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.

Protesters Rally After DA Declines to Indict Utah Cop Who Fatally Shot a Man as He Ran Away Protesters Rally After DA Declines to Indict Utah Cop Who Fatally Shot a Man as He Ran Away

In mid-August, a Salt Lake City, UT, police officer opened fire on a man as he ran away. Video of the shooting, which was released a week ago, quite clearly shows that officer aiming at and firing on the man as he flees. But, like so many other police officers, he won’t be charged, after the district attorney ruled…

Oklahoma Cops Fatally Shoot Deaf Man as Neighbors Scream 'He Can't Hear You' Oklahoma Cops Fatally Shoot Deaf Man as Neighbors Scream 'He Can't Hear You'

Police officers fatally shot Magdiel Sanchez, 35, who is deaf, outside of his home in Oklahoma City, OK, on Tuesday night. When authorities arrived at Sanchez’s home investigating a hit-and-run, they found him on the porch carrying a metal walking stick. With little warning and as neighbors looked on shouting that he…

Georgia Tech Campus Police Fatally Shoot LGBTQ Student-Activist Georgia Tech Campus Police Fatally Shoot LGBTQ Student-Activist

Georgia Tech campus police shot and killed a LGBTQ student-activist late Saturday evening after responding to an emergency call about an armed person walking around the university’s downtown Atlanta, GA, campus. When officers arrived they found Scout Schultz, a 21-year-old engineering student, outside a dormitory…

President of Philadelphia Police Union Calls Black Lives Matter Activists 'a Pack of Rabid Animals' President of Philadelphia Police Union Calls Black Lives Matter Activists 'a Pack of Rabid Animals'

Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police chapter president unleashed some particularly hostile words to describe Black Lives Matter activists at a “Back the Blue” event last week. While addressing the crowd at a rally organized by the city’s largest police union, president John McNesby referred to BLM activists as “a…

Chicago Cop Convicted for Opening Fire on Car Full of Teens Chicago Cop Convicted for Opening Fire on Car Full of Teens

A Chicago police officer who “came out of his car like a cowboy” has been convicted of two felony chargers after he fired 16 shots at a stolen car full of teenagers in 2013.

DC Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Black Motorcyclist Will Not Be Indicted DC Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Black Motorcyclist Will Not Be Indicted

For what feels like the millionth time this year, a police officer who killed an unarmed black motorcyclist in DC last year will not be indicted for the shooting. Body camera footage that depicted the officer performing CPR on Terrance Sterling, the victim, proved to be inadequate evidence for a grand jury weighing…

Former St. Louis Cop 'Executed' Black Man and Planted a Gun in His Car, Says Prosecutor Former St. Louis Cop 'Executed' Black Man and Planted a Gun in His Car, Says Prosecutor

It is the first time in 20 years a police officer has stood trial for murder in St. Louis, MO. And it’s been a few years since the alleged crime was committed: Jason Stockley, a white former cop, killed Anthony Lamar Smith, 24, after a car chase in 2011.

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