After a 2-year-old boy was left maimed from a flash-bang grenade, a Georgia senator is hoping to pass new legislation that makes it harder for police to execute dangerous surprise raids in the state.
Officer Clive Higgins was captured on video stomping the head of a man who was lying on the ground in 2011. A jury cleared him of wrongdoing Wednesday.
Protesters in Los Angeles took to Beverly Boulevard for the Millions March LA. In New York, protesters called for justice for Akai Gurley.
David A. Clarke Jr., who is black, also believes that Eric Garner’s death was an accident and that people should wear “Police Lives Matter” t-shirts.
Thousands are taking to the streets of the Washington D.C. and New York to demonstrate against recent police action against minorities, including the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
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.
The California Highway Patrol said it has used plainclothes officers in the Bay Area since protests against police violence that began Nov. 24. Some protesters are accusing the officers of attempting to instigate looting.
“We have been traumatized over and again by the devaluation of Black and Brown lives. We are falling apart.”
People gathered Friday to protest the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and others who have been killed by police.
The hashtag was trending on Twitter Wednesday and Thursday after a grand jury cleared the officer who killed Eric Garner.
Schools and work places across the country took part in the massive #HandsUpWalkout movement today.
Nine officers, eight white and one Latino, claim the department delivered them “substantially harsher punishment” than their African-American counterparts as a result of a fatal chase in 2012 that involved two black suspects.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he was willing to talk to pro-democracy protesters after police officers were caught beating a protester on camera.
Around the St. Louis area, demonstrations marked the two-month anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Former Harvard professor Cornel West was among 42 who were arrested outside the Ferguson Police Department.
Daniel Andrew, who was videotaped beating 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock on the side of the freeway on July 1, may face serious charges.
The St. Louis suburb copes with grief and anger after the unarmed black teen was shot dead by police.
Devonté Hynes accused guards of touching his girlfriend and throwing him to the ground. The alleged assault happened just hours after the singer’s performance at the festival.
Update: Officer Daniel Pantaleo will be stripped of his badge and gun during an investigation into a video that apparently shows him putting a man into a chokehold. In the video, the man is then slammed into the ground until he stops moving or talking.
The video was shot earlier this week by a passerby and has launched an investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
Seven members of a family were arrested after a noise complaint at a party, including a 53-year-old woman who reportedly was tased four times.
A city council meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., descended into chaos Monday as activists took over and demanded the arrest of the city’s police chief. Twenty-five people have been killed by the police since 2010.
A request for pictures of members of the New York Police Department went horribly wrong. WARNING: This post contains graphic photos of alleged police brutality.
Questions about the Tucson Police Department’s handling of unruly crowds at the University Of Arizona.
A Cincinnati, Ohio, woman has filed suit against the police officer who — rather than take her to the hospital — arrested her after she reported her rape, WLWT reports.
Kelly Thomas cried for help as police beat and tased him until he choked to death on his own blood.
They thought the man sleeping in the synagogue lounge was loitering.
The victim of an infamous act of police brutality that sparked the LA riots was found dead today at age 47, TMZ reports. According to sources, King’s fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool this morning.
On April 29, 1992, a jury acquitted four Los Angeles police officers accused in the beating of black motorist Rodney King. Thousands of people in the Los Angeles area rioted over the six days following the verdict. Property damages topped roughly $1 billion, 54 people died during the riots, and thousands more were injured.
Another day, another batch of police brutality videos. God bless America.
Warning: Link contains graphic video of violence. Horrifying video and images are emerging of Egyptian security forces beating protesters in Cairo, as reports of military units firing into the crowds continue to spread.