Excessive Force

A new filing written by Jeronimo Yanez's defense team claims his use of deadly force was triggered by a gun sighting.

Chicago's police chief said a climate of fear over protests makes cops reluctant to use their gun. That endangers their lives and public safety.

The family of Terence Crutcher is demanding answers after a Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer shot and killed the 40-year-old last week.

NewsOne Now panelists weigh in on Hillary Clinton's remarks about the murder of Black men in America.

A grand jury declined to indict the police officer who pinned down a Black girl at a pool party. The police will hold a community meeting to discuss moving forward.

The video above shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announcing the $6 million settlement for the November 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police. The Rice family sued the city of Cleveland, the officers, and the dispatchers for wrongful death after a grand jury declined to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson […]

Two Baltimore school police officers have been charged after a viral video showed one officer slapping and kicking a student as the other stood by.

The president has been doing everything in his power to strike down on unnecessary usage of military equipment that can "alienate and intimidate" Americans in times of fear.

Today the Chicago Tribune published a profile on LeGrier that dragged his character, implying that his checkered past warranted the police's use of excessive force.

Closing statements were heard Monday, leading the jury into deliberations to determine the fate of William Porter, one of six Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

A Virginia police officer is now under review after using a Taser on a suspect who appeared to be compliant.

Scrutiny of police tactics has been at an all time high following the deaths of Eric Harris and veteran Walter Scott. Now, an incident involving an Arizona police officer…