District attorney Bonnie Dumanis dismissed charges against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. Circuit Judge Clifton Newman declared a mistrial in the case after a jury said it could not reach a […]
One of the nation's largest police organizations apologizes for historic mistreatment of minorities. The group's president urged law enforcement to acknowledge its role in causing poor relations with communities of color.
The internet spent the day digesting Jordan's response, divided between ecstatic to cautious because of his long storied history with distancing himself from social justice issues. Jordan's persona at times appeared to be "business first," and his silence in regards to previous police shootings stirred up strong frustrations.
Bremer Trust, the administrator of his estate, filed court documents in Carver County, Minnesota, claiming that 13 people have failed to establish a close connection to Prince.
According to the FBI, only twice in 60 years have police deaths fallen under 41. In 2013, the year that preceded the recent spike, police deaths hit a record low of 27. In 1961, there were 37 police deaths.
According to new reports, on Wednesday a judge appointed a special administrator to oversee Prince‘s estate and also set a court date for next week to begin deciding who should inherit the singer’s fortune. District Court Judge Kevin Eide assigned Bremer Trust, Prince’s longtime bank, to maintain his estate until an executor is chosen by the […]
new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related fatalities revealed that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability.
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, reports the New York Daily News. Liang faces up to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year. News of the verdict spread rapidly across social media mostly because it represents […]