Chicago: Disorganized Cops Handcuffed Innocent Black Teens at Gunpoint Multiple Times In Bizarre 2019 Incident, New Body Camera Video Shows

It was Christmas Eve, 2019, when Jaylin Stiger and his brother would experience the most traumatic moments of their lives. “It was right before Christmas,” remembered Jaylin, who was 16 at the time and a junior at Sullivan High School. “So, you know, everybody was happy.” As he stepped out of his family’s Rogers ParkContinue reading “Chicago: Disorganized Cops Handcuffed Innocent Black Teens at Gunpoint Multiple Times In Bizarre 2019 Incident, New Body Camera Video Shows”

Two law enforcement officers indicted in death of man shot 76 times during 2016 raid

A grand jury on Tuesday returned an eight-count indictment against two law enforcement officers in connection with the 2016 killing of a man shot 76 times during an attempted fugitive arrest in the Atlanta area. Eric Heinze, an assistant chief inspector with the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, and Kristopher Hutchens, a ClaytonContinue reading “Two law enforcement officers indicted in death of man shot 76 times during 2016 raid”

Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More.

Black residents of Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish have long accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them. A new video, which shows a deputy slamming a Black woman’s head into the ground, raises more questions. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her headContinue reading “Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More.”

Grand jury indicts 2 officers fired for beating Black teen

A grand jury in California has indicted two police officers on felony assault charges in the alleged beating of an unresisting Black teenager last year A grand jury has indicted two central California police officers on felony assault charges in the alleged beating of a Black teenager so severe that he was left with massive bruising on his face,Continue reading “Grand jury indicts 2 officers fired for beating Black teen”

Colorado AG: Probe finds Aurora Police racially biased

Colorado’s attorney general said Wednesday that a civil rights investigation begun amid outrage over the death of Elijah McClain has found that the Aurora Police Department has pattern of racially biased policing. Attorney General Phil Weiser announced the investigation found the department has long had a culture in which officers treat people of color —Continue reading “Colorado AG: Probe finds Aurora Police racially biased”

Officers, paramedics charged in Elijah McClain’s 2019 death

Colorado’s attorney general said Wednesday that a grand jury indicted three officers and two paramedics in the death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was put in a chokehold and injected with a powerful sedative two years ago in suburban Denver. The 23-year-old’s death gained widespread attention during last year’s protests against racial injusticeContinue reading “Officers, paramedics charged in Elijah McClain’s 2019 death”

Students sue Atlanta police after being shocked with a stun gun, pulled from car

Two students who were forcibly pulled out of their car and had a stun gun used against them by Atlanta police during protests of George Floyd’s murder in 2020 are now suing the city, according to a lawsuit that was filed on Thursday. Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young, who both attend historically Black colleges in Atlanta,Continue reading “Students sue Atlanta police after being shocked with a stun gun, pulled from car”

Video shows man apologized before Honolulu police shot him

Doorbell camera video obtained and released by lawyers representing the family of a Black man shot by Honolulu police in April provides more information about the events before his deadly encounter with officers. Doorbell camera video obtained and made public by lawyers representing the family of a man fatally shot two months ago by HonoluluContinue reading “Video shows man apologized before Honolulu police shot him”

Officers across Minnesota allowed to turn off body cameras in middle of investigations

Terry and Nancy Nielsen can still remember the red car that sped past them on a northern Minnesota highway last July as the Minneapolis family headed to their cabin near Lake Mille Lacs. “All of a sudden, within like five seconds, you start seeing flashing lights,” Nancy said. Her husband Terry, at the wheel ofContinue reading “Officers across Minnesota allowed to turn off body cameras in middle of investigations”

Former health department employee, Rebekah Jones, granted official whistleblower status

On Friday, the Office of the Inspector General informed Jones that “the information disclosed does meet the criteria for whistleblower status as described by … Florida statutes.” Rebekah Jones is officially a whistleblower under Florida law, the Office of the Inspector General told her attorneys Friday. Jones, who was responsible for building the COVID-19 dataContinue reading “Former health department employee, Rebekah Jones, granted official whistleblower status”

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