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Officer Involved Shootings

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...

Prosecutor: Court Must Correct Judge's Errors In Brelo Acquittal

AP | Posted 05.30.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — While acknowledging he can't appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland po...

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...

It's Now 5 Months Into Tamir Rice's Investigation, And Still No Answers

AP | KANTELE FRANKO and MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 05.05.2015 | Black Voices

CLEVELAND (AP) — Relatives of a 12-year-old boy who was killed by police asked Monday for their lawsuit against two officers to not be delayed and q...

Volunteer Cop Released On Bail After Turning Himself In

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and ALLEN REED | Posted 06.14.2015 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A 73-year-old Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who authorities said fatally shot a suspect after confusing his stun gun and ha...

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....

Ferguson Employee Fired, 2 Other On Leave Over Emails Released In Scathing DOJ Report

AP | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson Mayor James Knowles says one police department employee was fired and two others are on administrative leave over raci...

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...

Here's What We Know About The Homeless Man Fatally Shot By LAPD On Skid Row

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 05.03.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating pro...

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...

John Crawford's Family To Join March In Washington

AP | Posted 12.12.2014 | Black Voices

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a 22-year-old Ohio man fatally shot by an officer while carrying an air rifle in a Wal-Mart plan to join a weeken...

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 ...

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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...

Mother Of Naked Student Killed By Cop: My Son Didn't Touch Him

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 12.08.2012 | Crime

MOBILE, Ala. — Gil Collar was a guy everybody wanted to be around in high school, friends said: The girls liked his good looks, even his opponen...

College Cop Shoots, Kills Naked Student

AP | Posted 12.07.2012 | Crime

MOBILE, Ala. — A police officer at the University of South Alabama has fatally shot a naked student whom authorities said repeatedly charged the...