Police Shootings

A Black man was shot and killed in Raleigh, N.C. Monday by city police officers after they chased the alleged drug suspect.

Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday.

A civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday that LAPD officers were justified in the shooting of Black unarmed homeless man Charly Keundeu Keunang writes The Guardian.

An officer in DeKalb County in the state of Georgia has been indicted on murder charges connected with a 2015 shooting.

The family of slain Black man Mario Woods is demanding a federal investigation focused on the police shooting incident that took place last December.

The city of Chicago and its police force has been under heavy scrutiny, most especially since the release of footage showing the fatal shooting of 17-year-old LaQuan McDonald. Now, a new video of a police shooting has emerged involving another Black 17-year-old boy. The New York Times reports: For the second time in recent months, […]

A recently released video which shows the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Cameron Massey at the hands of Alabama police officers has reignited interest in the case.

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck recommended on Monday that criminal charges should be filed against an officer who shot a homeless man in the back and killed him last year.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will prevent the restoration of voting rights for individuals who were convicted of non-violent crimes in the state of Kentucky by executive order.

The news comes a year after reports of fatalities and injuries at the hands of police--most recently Laquan McDonald in Chicago--amid widening frustration over the lack of official recordings of the incidents.