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Under a proposed plan from Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, Washington D.C. would release more footage from police body cameras than any other

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A Barstow, California police officer is under fire after body camera shows him brutally wrestling a Black woman to the ground when she was eight months pregnant, CNN reports. The incident occurred in January when the pregnant woman, Charlena Michelle Cooks, 29, of Barstow, was brutally arrested on a charge of resisting arrest after she […]

St. Louis police are under fire for allegedly turning off a dashcam while beating a man they were arresting. Now that man, Cortez Bufford, has filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force in the April 10, 2014 incident that ended with him beaten, stunned with a Taser, and charged with resisting arrest and possession of a weapon. In the newly surfaced […]

Amid the national conversation about police wearing body cameras to capture an accurate account of their encounters, Flagstaff Police in Arizona released video of the moment a rookie cop was gunned down by a suspect on Dec. 27. The above video, which stops just as Robert William Smith pulled out a firearm and shot Officer […]

An Albuquerque, New Mexico police officer was shot twice during a traffic stop early Saturday morning, according to police. Lou Golson was wounded, once in the torso, when he tried to question drunken motorist Christopher Cook. Police do not know what led Cook to shoot Golson, who returned fire before the suspect fled the scene. Golson is […]

In an effort to respond to ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo., over police violence against Blacks, the White House on Monday announced several reforms, including…