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Newly released dash-cam video shows police tackling and beating a Black Northwestern University doctoral student in Evanston, Illinois after suspecting him of stealing a car that belonged to him.
Castile's family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a "laid-back," "good person."
The family of a Chicago man, who was tasered as he was dragged from his holding cell by Chicago police, is slated to receive $4.9 million from the city in a settlement reached with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration.
Joyce Curnell, who was battling sickle-cell anemia, alcoholism and hypertension, was found dead in her cell just before 5 p.m. ET on July 22. She had been deprived of water for 27 hours.
Days before the federal government announced a probe of the San Francisco Police in the shooting death of Mario Woods, the department's officers took a pledge to stamp out racism and intolerance.
Michael Brelo, a White Cleveland police officer, is one of six officers fired for his role in a high-speed police chase that ended with 137 shots fired in 19.6 seconds at two unarmed Black people.
Officer Richard Haste, 34, earned $88,614 in 2015 and received $25,000 in raises since gunning down Ramarley Graham in 2012.
The victim was identified as Nicholas Robertson, 28, at a news conference held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.
“That Happened On My Watch:” Rahm Emanuel Apologizes For Laquan McDonald Shooting As Calls For His Resignation Intensify
Embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood before city leaders and issued a heartfelt apology for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald on Wednesday as calls for him to resign intensified.
Usher teams up with Nas and rising singer/songwriter Bibi Bourelly to raise awareness about social injustice and police brutality.
The board substantiated the charge of excessive force against NYPD Officer James Frascatore -- the cop who tackled tennis star James Blake -- and recommended punishment.
The police chief of Surf City retired following an uproar over a Facebook post where he called Black Lives Matter "terrorist group"