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.
The reliably obscene trend of black people having the police called on them for no reason at all has been getting quite a workout over the past few days.
Armed immigration agents on Tuesday forced their way into a San Diego home after prying the door open with a crowbar.
Two women were arrested on Tuesday after one of them threw what she said were her niece’s ashes at Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck as part of a protest.
A woman called the police on two Native American teens who were trying to go on a college tour at Colorado State University. She said they looked “suspicious” and that they were unusually quiet.
A recent video of a white woman aggressively confronting officers over a traffic stop reveals some stark differences between how police allow white people and black people to behave when they’re pulled over.
Authorities in California believe they have arrested the Golden State Killer, a serial killer who committed at least dozen murders and 45 rapes between 1976 and 1986. He is a former officer in two California police departments.
Dressing and acting more like they were on patrol in Afghanistan than policing a neo–Nazi rally in a small town in Georgia, hundreds of police officers in combat gear and carrying high–powered weapons demonstrated what it looks like when we militarize our police forces.
The Kern County District Attorney’s Office in California said this week that it would not be filing criminal charges against two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials involved in a crash that killed two farmworkers.
In February 2017, New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill unveiled what was supposed to be a 24-hour hotline where victims of sex trafficking could call for help. McCray affirmed that the number would connect to a “specially trained officer.”
A black Harvard student named Selorm Ohene was violently tackled and beaten by police in Cambridge, MA after they approached him for being naked in public. The incident has prompted a furious response from students accusing the school of failing to keep Ohene safe by giving him adequate medical attention, and of not…
After years of protests against police abuses in Minneapolis, Baltimore, Standing Rock, and beyond, law enforcement has found a way to try and clamp down on any future mass movements by quietly lobbying for bills that seek to criminalize protesting itself.
Cambridge police were arresting Selorm Ohene, a 21-year-old black Harvard student who is studying mathematics, when the Friday night arrest turned violent, with newly released video showing officers piling on and punching him. The department has launched an internal investigation into the incident.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are blaming sanctuary city policies for the death of an undocumented couple who died in a crash while being chased by federal immigration agents—despite the fact that they were only being pursued because of a case of mistaken identity. In addition, a police report claims…
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Brooklyn, NY, after police shot and killed Saheed Vassell, a 34-year-old black man with a history of mental health issues.