Coalition Seeks To Hold Police Accountable For Use Of Force

By Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ (Matt Remle), -

Olympia, WA – On December 28th, 2017 a broad coalition of police accountability activists turned in over 355,000 signatures for ballot measure I-940, known as De-escalate Washington that if [...]

Ben Crump To Represent Family Of Teen Injured During Troy Arrest

By Anna Beahm, -

Florida-based attorney Ben Crump, who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will represent a teenager who was allegedly beaten by a Troy police officer during an [...]

Cops Killing Kids Has Got To Stop!

By Dave Lindorff, -

Six-year-old Kameron, who was shot in Bexar County outside San Antonio, Texas, wasn’t killed like Tamir Rice in Cleveland, who was mowed down by a police officer within seconds of his arrival on [...]

WikiLeaks Lawyer’s Office Stormed By Hooded Raiders In ‘Attempted Robbery’

By Staff, -

Three hooded raiders broke into the office of WikiLeaks lawyer Baltasar Garzon in Madrid, covering security cameras with tape in what police described as a “very professional” operation. The [...]

Charlottesville Police Chief Steps Down After Failures During White Supremacist Rally

By Alexandra Jacobo, -

Alfred Thomas, chief of police for Charlottesville, has resigned just 17 days after a scathing report detailing the failures of the police department during the “Unite the Right” white [...]

How Baltimore Prosecutors Pursued A Police Shooting Victim

By Brandon Soderberg, -

“Victory,” the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office tweeted in October after Keith Davis Jr. was found guilty of second-degree murder. Keith’s wife Kelly and members of the activist [...]

Disturbing Trend Of Police Wanting Drones For Routine Infractions

By Nicholas West, -

After lulling the public into believing that using drones in the U.S. would be confined to border patrol or for counter-terrorism in the event of an imminent threat, we are beginning to see [...]

J20 Officer Bizarrely Slanders Black Neighborhood In Testimony

By Alan Pyke, -

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Officer Michael Howden was supposed to help federal prosecutors establish that the group of protesters they want jailed for decades were assaulting cops wantonly the day [...]

Massachusetts, Protesters Balk At Pipeline Company’s Payments To Police

By Eoin Higgins, -

By Eoin Higgins for The Huffington Post - SANDISFIELD, Mass. ― When Karla Colon-Aponte arrived at the Otis State Forest on the morning of Oct. 25, she intended to join her fellow protesters [...]

Review Faults Police Response To Charlottesville Far-Right Rally

By Chris Kenning, -

By Chris Kenning for Reuters - (Reuters) - Charlottesville authorities failed to protect public safety and free speech during a white nationalist rally over Confederate statues that turned deadly [...]

Protesters Call For Charges Against Officer Who Killed Teen

By Staff, -

By Staff of Associated Press - HARTFORD, Conn. — Protesters on Monday called for criminal charges against a police officer who killed an unarmed 15-year-old boy and for the release of [...]

Police Clear Anti-Fracking Protest Camp From Train Tracks

By Abby Spegman, -

By Abby Spegman for The Olympian - Anti-fracking protesters faced off with dozens of police in tactical gear during a predawn raid Wednesday at an encampment blocking railroad tracks in downtown [...]

Police Aid Immigration Officials In Crackdown

By Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson, -

By Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson for Reuters - BENSALEM, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Dozens of police departments in the United States have been granted new powers, or are seeking them, to check [...]

Why Are Police In The USA So Terrified?

By Robert J. Burrowes, -

By Robert J. Burrowes for TRANSCEND Media Service - 15 Nov 2017 – In a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in [...]

Neighborhood Lockdown After Officer’s Shooting Is Troubling

By Fern Shen, -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - Two women walking down Franklin Street to get to their cars, parked blocks away because of the lockdown, complained that they had been harassed by officers. [...]