A police officer in St. Louis posted a meme on Facebook, and is under investigation by the department.
A man wearing a swastika armband was punched to the ground in downtown Seattle, after activists spread his photo across Twitter. The Seattle Police Department said they received reports of a man wearing a swastika armband and “instigating fights” late Sunday afternoon. Show More Summary
“The police department’s outlook and view is vastly different than it used to be," Ferguson's police chief says.
State police say a woman was killed when her vehicle slammed into the back of a tractor trailer as she was exiting the Maine Turnpike. Maine Department of Safety Spokesman … Click to Continue »
Wichita police said Tuesday they were investigating a shooting that left a Kansas Department of Revenue employee critically injured at the agency’s Wichita office. Wichita Police Department spokesman Charley Davidson told reporters that a 35-year-old employee was shot multiple times by a gunman,...
Documentary filmmakers who tackle current events need to be open-minded and flexible, following the story wherever it leads them. Sometimes, this results in a movie that bears little resemblance to what the director imagined when shooting began. (Most famously, the harrowing sexual-abuse doc Capturing The Friedmans… Read more...
Tyler Beck, who joined the police department in 2016, shot Scout Schultz once in the chest.
A federal appeals court panel has unanimously upheld the Seattle Police Department's policy on the use of force by officers. The department adopted the policy under its 2012 reform agreement … Click to Continue »
Officers loudly mocked protest chants after making a series of arrests. Members of law enforcement and civil libertarians were strongly critical of the tactics and behavior of the St Louis police department amid protests over the acquittal of a white officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man. Show More Summary
ATLANTA — A vigil at Georgia Tech to remember a student gunned down by campus police turned violent Monday night. A police car was set afire as about 50 participants marched to the Georgia Tech Police Department headquarters in Atlanta. It was unclear who set the blaze. An unidentified individual...
A central Illinois man has settled a lawsuit filed against the Urbana Police Department for his 2016 arrest following a Facebook posting of a picture showing him burning a U.S. … Click to Continue »
[Content Note: Police brutality; racism; anti-Semitism.]In 2011, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Jason Stockley, who is white, was caught on audio saying "going to kill this motherfucker, don't you know it," as he and another officer pursued Anthony Lamar Smith, who was Black, in a car chase. Show More Summary
Protests continue in St. Louis following the acquittal of a police officer for killing a black man after a car chase. The Department of Justice says they will not be filing federal civil rights charges against the officer. And eyewitness...Show More Summary
The department has also faced backlash over two police shootings.
A police department in California just dropped a new photo to celebrate IT, and it's equal parts terrifying and hilarious.
As the Department of Justice declines to intervene.
Scout Schultz allegedly continued to advance on officers with the Georgia Tech Police Department outside a dormitory just after midnight Sunday.
Scores of protesters are in the streets of downtown St. Louis again on Monday morning in a fourth consecutive day of mass demonstrations against the acquittal of former St. Louis Police Department officer Jason Stockley on Friday. The group marching Monday is smaller than the crowds that protested over the weekend, when local reporters said […]
The Baton Rouge Police Department told the Associated Press on Sunday there was a “strong possibility” the separate fatal shootings of two black men in Louisiana in recent days may have been racially motivated. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Don’t look to The Force for a scathing critique of the Oakland Police Department. You won’t find it here. But Oakland director Peter Nicks, starting in the fall of 2014, spent two years embedded with the OPD. The result, a vérité-style documentary that opened Friday in Bay Area theaters, is a rare deep dive into the […]