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Police Deaths

Donald Trump's Claim That There's A 'War On Police' Is Still Bunk

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics

Last year was one of the safest years on record for U.S. police, FBI data released Tuesday confirmed. The numbers follow a sustained downward trend in...

Police Body Camera Video Shows Cops Tasering Hallucinating Man To Death

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics

This video contains explicit language and disturbing scenes of violence: Fifteen jolts from a Taser were too much for Chase Sherman's body to ...

Study Shows How To Reduce Attacks On Police -- Not By Silencing Critics

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO -- As some officials are stoking fears that heightened public criticism might lead to the death of police officers, the U.S. Department of Jus...

Cop Suggests Writing #BlackLivesMatter On A Cup Promotes 'Violence'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

A spokesman for a Rhode Island police union claimed Tuesday that writing "#BlackLivesMatter" on the side of a coffee cup is part of a national trend "...

Obama Explains Difference Between Police Reform And 'War On Cops'

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Saturday applauded the “outstanding work” of law enforcement as he called for criminal justice reform during a speech at...

Riots Hit The Netherlands After Caribbean Man Dies In Police Custody

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | World

By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM, July 2 (Reuters) - Dutch police fired warning shots and arrested 34 people during a third straight day of unrest on T...

Police Work Isn't as Dangerous as You May Think

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.06.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Attacks on police are a great media story, but if the false narrative -- that policing is getting more dangerous -- continues to spread it will have a significant effect on how police do their jobs --- making them more fearful than they already are, with increasingly deadly results for the general public.

Dominique Mosbergen

Death Of Mentally Ill Woman In Police Custody Ruled A Homicide | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.08.2015 | Crime

The death of Tanisha Anderson, the Cleveland woman who died in police custody late last year, has been ruled a homicide. According to the Northeast...

Sound-Bite Journalism Haunts Indianapolis After Officer's Death

Rev. Marie Siroky | Posted 09.16.2014 | Media
Rev. Marie Siroky

It's helpful when reporters link the entire press release or interview, as seeing a quote in context means everything. Which is why I am deeply troubled by a recent decision by Indianapolis-based WISH TV.

Why We Need To Stop Exaggerating The Threat To Cops

The Huffington Post | Radley Balko | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

The recent killings of two prosecutors in Texas, a Colorado Department of Corrections official and a sheriff in West Virginia have law enforcement gro...