Police Violence

Newly released videos and 911 calls reveal the panic and chaos that erupted during a public altercation that led to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting Joshua Beal in November 2016.

The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.

The African-American community and local police have historically had a tenuous relationship, rife with animosity. In recent years, the nation has begun to see the inherent distrust spill over onto our streets in the form of police violence and protests against officers’ use of excessive force. When talking about community policing, the question arises: how […]

The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.

A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of "suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods," has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.

Samuel DuBose's 18-year-old daughter was named the head of his estate Thursday ahead of a possible multimillion dollar wrongful death settlement the family may receive after their father was fatally shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer.

The officers -- 23-year-old Norris Greenhouse Jr. and 32-year-old Derrick Stafford -- were charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the Tuesday shooting that made Jeremy Mardis the youngest person to be killed by law enforcement this year.

The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.

A new poll released reveals both Blacks and Whites agree that African-Americans are treated differently by law enforcement.

Christian Taylor's father doesn't have any harsh words for Brad Miller, the officer who shot and killed his son last weekend.