iOS app Android app

Police Killings

For Whites (Like Me): We Are Not Ignorant

Jennifer Harvey | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Jennifer Harvey

Many of us white folks get pissed when we hear another of these preventable tragedies (the "preventable" moving it from tragedy to injustice) has happened again. But after Trayvon Martin was murdered and Zimmerman set free how many of us moved our bodies in response?

Police Shootings Echo Nationwide

Stephan Salisbury | Posted 09.29.2012 | Crime
Stephan Salisbury

In contrast to the exhaustive coverage of the massacre that left 70-plus casualties, we know very little about Anaheim and the killing of Manuel Angel Diaz, shot in the back and in the head by that city's police just a few short hours after the awful Aurora murders.

Police: Officers Acted Correctly In Shooting, Killing Middle School Student

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — On a doorstep outside a family home, a father wondered why police had to shoot his son in the hall of the boy's middle scho...

SWAT Raids: No One Is Safe

David Borden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Borden

Today, SWAT is deployed more than 50,000 times annually. Proliferation of this aggressive, militarized tactic has seen a steady drumbeat of heart attacks, fires, and killings resulting directly from it.

How to Fight Police Brutality

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

When unarmed peaceful civilians are killed by the police, they are being killed by agents of the government that is supposed to represent them. It is a failure of government that must be addressed.