The Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office said that a deputy who was executing a search warrant fatally shot Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C. Residents gathered at the scene to demand answers.
Lt. William Kelly of the Norfolk Police Department in Virginia was relieved of duty by city officials, who said his support for the Kenosha, Wis., shooting suspect undermined the public’s trust in law enforcement.
Unions and chiefs applauded the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, but rank-and-file officers were left feeling anxious.
The fight for equality doesn’t end after a single conviction.
A bipartisan effort to change policing practices collapsed last summer after George Floyd’s murder by a white officer. Can a “guilty” verdict and President Biden’s call for action resurrect it?
New video and 911 calls shed light on what led up to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who the police said was wielding a knife before an officer fired the four shots that killed her.
The president and the vice president addressed the nation on Tuesday evening.
The use of deadly force in Ohio happened just before the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd.
Three weeks into her tenure as Boston’s acting mayor, Kim Janey has done something her predecessor did not: order the police to release documents about a leader accused of sexual abuse.
Officer Patricia Lio of the Milton Police Department in Massachusetts is accused of berating her son’s 14-year-old Black friend about his stance on the Black Lives Matter movement.
As I walk around my hometown, I see so many boarded up buildings. Who is really being protected?
In just under one second, the 13-year-old from Chicago appeared to toss away a handgun and turn with his hands raised before being shot.
Body camera footage showed that a Chicago officer fired a single shot into the boy’s chest after chasing him down a dark alley.
Police say, ‘This is not who we are.’ Prove it.
The legislation was criticized by civil rights groups and political opponents, who intend to challenge its constitutionality.
Automated technology and unarmed monitors could do most of the job more efficiently and more safely.
The body camera footage was expected to be released on Thursday.
Deployed at a public housing building, the device drew condemnation as a stark example of police power and misplaced priorities.
The Ethical Society of Police isn’t afraid to speak out against police misconduct.
After the death of a second Black man, readers call for federal action and suggest ending most traffic stops.
Chris Magnus, the Tucson police chief who carried a Black Lives Matter sign at a protest, was chosen to lead Customs and Border Protection.
One of the most famous cases happened in 2009 in Oakland, Calif., where a transit officer shot and killed Oscar Grant III.
The decision came after a prosecutor conceded that he did not have enough evidence, “as we sit here today,” to pursue the charges against Bryan Riser.
The shooting has tapped into a tide of anguish and frustration in Chicago neighborhoods that have been gripped by recurring gun violence.
Benjamin Hannam, 22, is the first British police officer to be convicted of a terrorism offense, according to the local news media. He joined the neo-Nazi group National Action in 2016 and became a police officer in 2018.
Mr. Chauvin said the officers had to restrain Mr. Floyd because he would not stay in the back of a police car. “He was going crazy,” he said.
Fiscal conservatives and liberal activists both want to curb the power of police unions in Suffolk County. Can they do it?
The events were recorded on video by an eyewitness and came as residents had been protesting another teenager’s arrest in connection with what police said was a “violent felony carjacking.”
Britain’s policing and crime bill has set off a string of demonstrations in cities around the country. So what is the proposed legislation and why are people protesting against it?
The appointment is symbolic for both Wyoming and the Mountain West, which has been insulated from much of the national reckoning over race and policing.
New York City councilmember Ben Kallos says he “watched in horror” last month when city police responded to a hostage situation in the Bronx using Boston Dynamics‘ Digidog, a remotely operated robotic dog equipped with surveillance cameras. Pictures of the Digidog went viral on Twitter, in part due to their uncanny resemblance with world-ending machines in the Netflix sci-fi series Black Mirror.
Now Kallos is proposing what may be the nation’s first law banning police from owning or operating robots armed with weapons.
“I don’t think anyone was anticipating that they’d actually be used by the NYPD right now,” Kallos says. “I have no problem with using a robot to defuse a bomb, but it has to be the right use of a tool and the right type of circumstance.”
While motorists in Rome are known for their chaotic driving, the return of police officers directing traffic at the intersection was greeted by many as a sign of normality at a difficult time.
Inquiries into law enforcement’s handling of the George Floyd protests last summer found insufficient training and militarized responses — a widespread failure in policing nationwide.
The killing of Sarah Everard has exposed the deadly truth of violence in Britain.
Proposed legislation that would grant the British police more powers to control protests is being debated this week, and it faces renewed scrutiny after an outcry over the breaking up of a memorial event.
Two Proud Boys accused of leading a mob to Congress followed a bloody path to get there. Law enforcement did little to stop them.
Antonio Tsialas was thriving in his first year at college. Then he was found dead in a gorge, and the fraternity that recruited him closed ranks. What happened is still a mystery.
His investigations, often conducted under cover, led to the recovery of Munch’s masterpiece as well as stolen paintings by Vermeer and Titian.
A fourth person was wounded in a parking lot, the police said early Thursday. Information on a suspect or a motive was not immediately available.
First-degree manslaughter charges were brought against the police officers after body-camera footage showed them shooting Stavian Rodriguez multiple times after he dropped a gun, prosecutors said.
In a rare case, Andrea Sahouri, a Des Moines Register reporter, was prosecuted after she was arrested while covering a protest against racism and police violence last May.
As officer perks and protections draw new scrutiny, an architect of longtime police bargaining tactics says unions are at risk of losing it all.
Inspired by racial justice protests, the Legislature repealed a law blocking police misconduct records from scrutiny. Now the outcomes of thousands of cases are available online.
A woman accused of shoplifting was sprayed with a chemical irritant and knocked to the ground in front of her daughter, the latest altercation between the police and Black residents.
Both “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “BlacKkKlansman” are rooted in issues of radicalism vs. the system, but the dramas rely on morally opaque characters that undermine the stories.
A video obtained by a TV station appears to show an officer in Salisbury, N.C., hoisting a police dog off the ground by its leash and shoving it into the side of an S.U.V.
Investigators said David M. Crawford, who resigned as the police chief of Laurel, Md., in 2010, had targeted “victims with whom he had previous disagreements.”
The Los Angeles Police Commission voted last week to restore the badge of Robert William Stewart, one of the city’s first Black officers.
The New York Police Department has been testing Digidog, which it says can be deployed in dangerous situations and keep officers safer, but some fear it could become an aggressive surveillance tool.
Massachusetts is one of the first states to put legislative guardrails around the use of facial recognition technology in criminal investigations.