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Officer Involved Shootings

We Must Find A New Path Forward: From Ferguson To Milwaukee

Anthony D Smith | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices
Anthony D Smith

The lessons of Ferguson and Baltimore, and now Milwaukee, remind us those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.

Tony Robinson 1 Year Later

Rep. Chris Taylor | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Rep. Chris Taylor

It has been one year since Tony Robinson was killed. That night, I pulled into the gas station across the street from where Tony lived and immediately knew something was amiss.

After Mistrial, Freddie Gray Death Trial Begins Anew

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.03.2016 | Black Voices

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 3 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday urged Maryland's high court to force a Baltimore policeman to testify against his fellow o...

Figuring Out Rules for Officers' Use of Deadly Force Is Harder Than It Sounds

Kevin Sali | Posted 12.14.2015 | Crime
Kevin Sali

A recent spate of highly controversial officer-involved shootings has sparked passionate debates and vigorous protests over police officers' use of fo...

Minneapolis Shooting Officers Identified As Protests Rage

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 11.18.2015 | Black Voices

Minnesota officials on Wednesday identified the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man as chanting dem...

REPORT: Police Have Shot Dead 385 People This Year

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. police have shot and killed 385 people during the first five months of this year, a rate of more than two a day, t...

Pasco Police To Get Community Policing Training After Fatally Shooting Farmworker

Reuters | Eric M. Johnson | Posted 05.27.2015 | Latino Voices

SEATTLE, May 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will provide training to police in a Washington city where officers shot dead a Mexican farmwo...

Cop Kills 3 People In 21 Weeks -- Then Gets Promoted

Buzzfeed | Posted 03.09.2015 | Crime

Residents of a Bay Area town wonder how one police officer could gun down three men in five months with few repercussions....

Here Are Some Of The Worst Parts Of The DOJ Ferguson Report

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the much-anticipated report of its investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. While...

LAPD Caught On Tape Shooting Homeless Man To Death

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.02.2015 | Crime

Los Angeles police fatally shot a homeless man on Sunday in a disturbing encounter that was caught on video. According to the Los Angeles Times, th...

Father-Son Crime Duo Murders Couple, Shoots Cops In West Virginia: Police

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

A Texas father and son went on a multi-state crime spree Thursday, robbing and killing a couple in North Carolina before transporting the bodies to We...

Cops Shot Ohio Man 'On Sight' At Walmart: Attorney

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.27.2014 | Crime

Surveillance video from an Ohio Walmart shows that a man fatally shot by police earlier this month had his back to officers and was talking on a cell ...

Matt Ferner

WITNESS: LAPD Shouted 'Shoot Him' Before Killing Unarmed, Mentally Ill Black Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.14.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- An eyewitness to the killing of Ezell Ford told The Huffington Post on Wednesday that he heard an officer with the Los Angeles Police D...

Would You Feel Safer If Police Wore Video Cameras?

Los Angeles Daily News | Kelly Goff | Posted 11.20.2013 | Los Angeles

Many police departments around the country have been using body-mounted cameras to record their interactions with the community, and with a new push f...

Oakland's Police Shootings Investigated By Surprising Source

| Posted 04.11.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Shoshana Walter After Oakland police Officer Miguel Masso shot and killed 18-year-old ...

Piers Morgan: Gil Collar Could Have Been My Son

Posted 10.09.2012 | College

CNN's Piers Morgan ripped into the University of South Alabama police on his show, saying that a 5'7", 135 lb. freshman whether on drugs, drunk or sim...