Death Of Choctaw Activist Rexdale Henry In Neshoba Jail

By R.L. Nave, -

By R.L. Nave in Jackson Free Press - A private autopsy is under way for Rexdale W. Henry, a 53-year-old man found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Miss., on July [...]

Texans’ ‘Operation Counter Jade Helm’ Keeps Eye On Federal Troops

By Dylan Baddour, -

By Dylan Baddour in Houston Chrnoicle - When the troops land in Texas for Operation Jade Helm next week, someone will be waiting for them. Hundreds of people have organized a "Counter Jade [...]

Cleveland And Justice Department Agree To Police Reforms

By Corey Shaffer, -

Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice unveiled widespread reforms Tuesday meant to transform a police department that too often used excessive force and failed to conduct thorough internal [...]

NYPD Considers Amnesty For 1.2 Million, Arrested Too Many

By Jackson Marciana, -

The New York Police Department is being forced to acknowledge they have arrested far too many people for victimless crimes. Now, the department admits they will have to do something about [...]

The Demilitarization Ruse

By Brendan McQuade, -

We’ve seen how militarized gear can sometimes give people a feeling like there’s an occupying force, as opposed to a force that’s part of the community that’s protecting them and serving them,” [...]

NYPD Tries To Arrest 14-Year-Old Girl, Community Doesn’t Allow It!

By Cassandra Fairbanks, -

On May 14, copwatcher Michael Barber of the Copwatch Patrol Unit was out doing a great public service in which he frequently engages – filming the police. As he was doing so, he captured [...]

Baltimore Mayor Vetoed Bill Requiring Body Cams For Cops

By SM Gibson, -

“We also gave those who wished to destroy space to do that.” Those are the words spoken on Saturday by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake that propelled her into the national political [...]

Baltimore Police Acknowledge Mistakes In Freddie Gray’s Death

By Luke Broadwater, -

Baltimore officials braced for large-scale protests Saturday over of the death of Freddie Gray, top police brass acknowledged that officers made mistakes during the arrest that ended with his [...]

Baltimore Protests: 2 Arrested As Gov. Sends State Troopers

Baltimore residents and police clashed as people marched downtown to protest the mysterious death of Freddie Gray in police custody. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said he will send 32 state [...]

Story Of Danielle Hicks-Best

By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, -

An 11 year old African girl, Danielle Hicks-Best, reported to Washington, DC police that she had been raped twice by older men (in their early to late 20’s) in her neighborhood. In both cases, [...]

Video Shows Cop Mocking Unarmed Man Dying From Police Bullet

By Ian Millhiser, -

Video released by an Oklahoma sheriff’s department on Friday shows an unarmed black man named Eric Harris fleeing police as they exit their cars to chase him. After officers catch up to Harris [...]

Protesters In SC Decry Police Shooting

By BBC, -

Protests have been held in South Carolina over the fatal shooting of an unarmed man as he ran away from police. Officer Michael Slager was charged with murder and sacked after video emerged of [...]

Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting Man In Back

By Oliver Laughland, -

The North Charleston police chief, Eddie Driggers, said officer Slager, 33, had been arrested and charged with murder. Attorney L Chris Stewart, who came to North Charleston a day after the [...]

Cop Cams Will Change Policing, But Not The Way You Think

By Matt Sledge and Hunter Stuart, -

There is significant evidence that cop cams cut down on most civilian complaints. But a close examination of violent encounters with the police caught on tape suggests that even with seemingly [...]

Over 100 People Were Killed By Police In March

By Kanya Bennett, -

Here’s a statistic for you: It's been 31 days since the release of the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing report, but the number of fatal police encounters is already over 100 and [...]