Not one of the citizens who cops said were terrified and wanted protection actually showed up to complain at a public meeting.
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She shared her reaction to the Derek Chauvin verdict. Then things got weird.
Richmond police officers are sounding the alarm over a “crisis” caused by low pay. But some residents are hostile to the idea of more money for cops—and for personal reasons.
Viral videos of the violent arrests show cops tasing one teen and kneeing another as he’s held on the ground.
A year ago, protesters angry at the murder of George Floyd went after his killer’s spot in a tiny Central Florida town. Officials want to make sure that never happens again.
Was J’Mauri Bumpass’ death a tragic case of suicide during a seemingly routine traffic stop—or another case of law enforcement brazenly shooting an unarmed Black man?
Hours before the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, a car struck people protesting the killing of Andrew Brown Jr. in North Carolina. It did not appear to be an accident.
Imran Ali, the man originally tasked with prosecuting Kim Potter, resigned Monday, saying “vitriol” and “partisan politics” has made it “difficult to pursue justice.”
A trooper yells at the shackled Black man to stay facedown, even though he appears to be in distress.