In Tuesday’s primary for mayor of New York City, Democrats have a choice between two distinctly different paths on policing, crime and civil rights.
Eric Adams is considered the front-runner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, but the race is fluid enough that another candidate may win.
Six people were seriously injured after a man driving a pickup truck plowed into cyclists at a bike race in Show Low, Ariz., the police said. The driver was then shot and wounded by the police.
Outrage over the video comes as Canada undergoes a national awakening about institutional racism, including among police forces.
Mr. Adams’s police credentials have helped him rise to the top of this year’s mayoral field. But his relationship with the department is complex.
The officers voted to leave the unit, known as the Rapid Response Team, hours after one of its members was charged with assaulting a woman at an Oregon protest in August.
The indictment came more than a year after the fatal shooting. The family of the victim protested the charges as too lenient, calling them “unjust” and “unacceptable.”
Geoffrey H.L. Thom shot Iremamber Sykap eight times after a high-speed chase on April 5, prosecutors said. Two other officers were charged with attempted murder.
When she was the head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, Ms. Wiley was criticized for not being more aggressive in pursuing discipline against officers.
Nicholas Kraus of St. Paul, Minn., was drunk at the time of the crash, the authorities said. Deona Marie Erickson, 31, a social justice advocate, was killed in the episode.
Qualified immunity can protect officers from liability; it can also mean they don’t pay for heinous crimes.
As tensions between protesters and the police grew last year, three officers said they’d been attacked with tainted milkshakes. They hadn’t.
Three of the officers in Savannah, Ga., mocked the death of William Harvey in a group text message exchange, in which an inappropriate GIF was shared, officials said.
The settlement came nearly five years after Mr. Sterling, a Black father of five, was fatally shot by a white police officer in Baton Rouge, La.
Concerns about crime are dominating the Democratic primary, and the party’s left wing has just started to coalesce.
The Pulitzer board recognized reporting on the murder of George Floyd, including a special citation for Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the killing. The public service prize went to The New York Times for Covid coverage.
Just as a bipartisan deal was supposed to be emerging, a new proposal has sown discontent among Republicans and Democrats and divided law enforcement groups, raising doubts about a deal.
The officers face criminal prosecution for responses to demonstrations last year that Mayor Andrew Ginther said “did not meet my expectations or the community’s.”
The confrontation over a new restriction at the Greenwich Village gathering spot has raised tensions over officers’ conduct.
Since the murder of George Floyd, the racial justice movement has received millions of dollars in donations. But some chapters have questioned how those funds are spent.
A year after Mr. Floyd was killed by the police, the city of Minneapolis removed barricades around the square. It said it will preserve the artwork and memorials there.
America’s top cop on better policing, race relations, Chauvin, Biden, Rudy and Andrew.
Modern Pride celebrations began with a rebellion against the police. We have not forgotten that.
Just as L.G.B.T.Q. visibility reached a new peak, splinter groups are re-examining the annual parade. Is Pride too corporate? Should police officers be allowed to march? Is it a revolution, or is it a party?
Mona Hardin, Mr. Greene’s mother, said a lack of accountability for her son’s death in Louisiana State Police custody in 2019 was “inhumane.”
Prosecutors in Washington State said that Manuel Ellis had pleaded, “I can’t breathe,” after police officers punched him, squeezed his neck, pressed on his back and placed a spit hood over his head.
Un análisis de grabaciones de las recientes manifestaciones en Colombia muestra a oficiales que emplean la fuerza de manera indiscriminada y atroz.
An analysis of visual evidence from recent protests in Colombia shows egregious and indiscriminate use of force by officers toward civilians.
Samaria Rice wants the Ohio Supreme Court to keep the man who killed her son in 2014 from being reinstated as a Cleveland police officer. The former officer, Timothy Loehmann, was never charged.
Demonstrations across the city took on varied tones throughout the day, a mix of frustration, celebration and sadness.
After situations involving forceful detentions or worse, the organization seeks prompt accountability and change.
Officials in Charleston County, S.C., unanimously approved a settlement with the family of Jamal Sutherland, who died in January after sheriff’s deputies used pepper spray and Tasers on him.
A county prosecutor says Guard members and Louisville police officers enforcing a curfew “reasonably believed” the victim, a popular restaurant owner, “posed an immediate threat.”
The family said the president vowed to pass a police reform bill and promised justice not only for Mr. Floyd but for a nation still reeling from a year of killings and protests.
The crowds that gathered in Minneapolis and elsewhere reflected on what has changed, and what has not, in America since Mr. Floyd was murdered by a police officer.
Disgusted by the brutality of President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, Mr. Protasevich bravely embarked at 16 on a life in opposition.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act is languishing in Congress, but the White House is optimistic that legislative talks will help move it forward.
The party will need G.O.P. buy-in to pass a bill — which could threaten activists’ priorities.
The former St. Paul, Minn., officer was convicted of using excessive force against a civilian who resembled the description of an armed suspect from a street fight.
The officers involved in Ronald Greene’s death aren’t just a few bad apples. It is the whole tree that is shading the truth.
Los Angeles, like other cities across the nation, is facing a rise in gun violence. And the police budget is growing.
Acknowledging people’s humanity is interesting. It’s not necessarily justice. Improving their lives, keeping them alive, may be.
The courts created qualified immunity for police. Reform means getting rid of it.
Grand jury minutes in the investigation into Daniel Prude’s death reveal the many ways the criminal justice system struggles when prosecuting the police.
President Biden has repeatedly called on Congress to pass an ambitious policing overhaul, known as the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by the anniversary of Mr. Floyd’s death.
The state’s attorney general seeks to create a “last resort” rule for officers’ use of physical force, and to impose new criminal penalties for those who break it.
The Louisiana State Police said Mr. Greene died in 2019 from crashing his S.U.V. during a police chase, but video footage shows troopers shocking, choking and beating him.
Trump voters discuss race in America.
Lawmakers passed a bill named for Javier Ambler II, who died in 2019 after officers arrested him in front of a “Live PD” television crew. If the governor signs it, this would mean the end of police cooperation with reality TV shows.
The history of Black rebellion demonstrates a fundamental reality. Police violence precipitates community violence in a vicious cycle.