Arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have tripled under the Trump administration, according to an NBC News report.
Police in Portland, OR are facing criticism for their handling of a white supremacist rally on Saturday organized by the extremist groups Patriot Prayer and Proud Boys. Four people were arrested and several were injured, but the scale of violence was considerably less than many had expected.
After a horrifying incident last year in which a young woman was reportedly raped while in custody by two on duty NYPD officers, legislation has been introduced to close the loophole that allowed the officers to claim the acts were consensual.
In Georgia, police pinned a 10-year-old boy to the ground after he became “emotionally distraught” over his father’s arrest.
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On Monday, a man in Pennsylvania was found dead under a bulldozer that was being driven by a Pennsylvania Game Commission worker and a state trooper. The police identified that man on Tuesday as Gregory Longenecker, but they’re not yet willing to say how he died—suggesting that he maybe died of a heart attack and that…
A police officer in East Pittsburgh fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose as he was running away—and the community wants answers.
Newly released body camera footage shows a San Francisco officer shooting a fleeing suspect in the back.
Here’s a truly nightmarish report about how the Minneapolis Police Department pushed EMTs to administer ketamine to people—some of whom didn’t want it, and in some cases when no crime was actually being committed—courtesy of the Star-Tribune:
A Waffle House employee called the cops on a black couple and accused them of theft after they disputed a charge on their bill—for one drink.
Several Mesa, AZ police officers have been put on leave after surveillance and body cam video showed them repeatedly kicking and punching an unarmed man.
A D.C. Metropolitan Transit officer arrested a 24-year old woman on Wednesday and pinned her to the ground with a taser, ripping her shirt and exposing her chest. The alleged unforgivable crime that caused this reaction? Fare evasion.
During a roundtable immigration discussion on Long Island on Wednesday, President Trump enthusiastically repeated his new favorite term for criminal immigrants (“animals”) and warned of the menace of “alien minors”—in other words, children—coming across the border to do heinous crimes in the U.S.
Amazon is all but gifting the use of its powerful facial recognition program to help power law enforcement agencies’ surveillance programs across the country, according to documents obtained by civil rights groups and reported by the Washington Post on Tuesday.
Some of the 10 people killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting may have been shot during what law enforcement officials say was a 25-minute gun battle between themselves and shooting suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis.
Here is a tweet from the official account of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, one of the major unions representing members of the New York City Police Department:
To little fanfare, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on Wednesday to create a new penalty for assaulting law enforcement officials. If it becomes law, the Protect and Serve Act of 2018 would make it a federal crime, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for “knowingly caus[ing] serious bodily…
A video has recently surfaced showing a police officer in Wauwatosa, WI punching a 17-year-old boy outside the mall during an arrest.
The problem of Islamophobia among U.S. police forces is well-documented: The Associated Press reported back in February that the Boston Police Department “swept up the posts of people using the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter and a lawmaker’s Facebook update about racial inequality” in monitoring social media and, just…
What started as a routine traffic stop in Alpharetta, GA resulted in a 65-year-old black woman being pulled out of her car and screamed at by a police officer, who accused her of failing to sign a ticket.