Los Angeles will be the first large city to use body cameras across its entire police force. The plan was supported by police and civil liberties groups, officials said.
Thousands packed Pennsylvania Avenue to memorialize recent victims and call for policy changes.
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch apologized for “inadvertently” omitting to release some of the evidence collected after the shooting of Michael Brown. The newly released evidence includes a transcript of an interview with Dorian Johnson, a friend of Brown’s, who was with the 18-year-old when he died.
A judge delivered a legal victory to protesters Thursday, saying police have to warn protesters and give them time to disperse before firing tear gas.
As a black man I’d learned to fear the police. Then the police became my family.
“This is what due process looks like: it is messy, it can be long and it can be frustrating.”
Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson vows to renew his legislation to keep military weaponry away from local police forces next Congress, says President Obama could have done more to stop the flow.
The owners of Swiish Bar and Grill in Jennings, Missouri, said they lost thousands of dollars when law enforcement turned their parking lot into a command center.
The AFL-CIO’s sole police union sent a letter to the federation’s president about the issue.
Michael Brown and Eric Garner were only two of several unarmed people who died this year at the hands of the police officers around the nation. Here are some of the most compelling cases:
“#Pakistan2Ferguson Because both brown and black bodies are done violence to by white men in uniforms, different as those uniforms may be.”
Shield of Hope has raised at least $400,000 in support of Wilson.
Monday night’s Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers game at Barclays Center drew protesters speaking out against Eric Garner’s death. Britain’s royal couple were also scheduled to attend.
Several players sported the words uttered by Staten Island man Eric Garner before he died while under a police officer’s chokehold.
The long-awaited policy announced Monday expands who is covered and ends a broad exemption for “national security” concerns. The ban will still not apply to most activities of the Border Patrol or the Transportation Security Administration. [Update: The guidance has been issued.]
Demonstrators took to the streets in New York City, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago, and other cities. On Monday, they closed a major highway leading to a bridge during rush hour.
As changes to military-equipment programs stall out in D.C., administration officials are citing the 2013 terrorist attack. The complex case of the Boston Marathon response.
On Sunday, a fleet of food trucks served free dinners to protesters in New York City, which were paid for by musician John Legend and model Chrissy Teigen.
Protesters took to the streets in New York City, Hollywood, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, and other places.
The art of photography is an amazing tool used by journalists all over the world. Some images they create can make you laugh, cry, or enter a state of awe. Others are just aesthetically beautiful and pleasing to the eye. These are some of the most amazing images from this week created by hardworking photographers all over the globe.
Protests erupted Thursday in Chicago, Boston, and other cities. It was the second night of demonstrations after a grand jury cleared the officer involved in the chokehold-related death of Eric Garner.
After thousands of protesters took to the streets and brought New York to a standstill overnight Wednesday, more crowds amassed for a second night.
BuzzFeed News spent seven hours in New York City among protesters angry over the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Here’s what happened.
“If comedy is tragedy plus time, I need more fucking time.”
Et les règles d’engagement qu’elles doivent respecter.
L’actualité de l’année, résumée en quelques images sublimes, drôles ou poignantes.
People took to the streets across the country Wednesday night after a grand jury decided not to indict a New York Police Department officer who killed Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold.
Police are allowed to use lethal force under specific circumstances, when it’s reasonable to do so. Especially when it comes to black suspects, that means almost anytime.