A Louisville cop will go to jail for two years for excessive force against a protester during racial justice protests in May 2020.
A Black disabled mother from Illinois is fighting back against the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office and the Macomb Police Department after claiming she was subjected to false accusations and a non-consensual strip search during a DUI arrest.
Civil rights groups and critics of excessive force question the tactics taken during the arrests as video evidence proves that unlawful white citizens are routinely taken into custody without physical harm, even when armed.
Brown's family demand that police release the body cam footage so that there can be more accurate representation of what transpired on the day he was shot to death.
In the suit filed on Tuesday, Ruby Jones, alleges that the three officers unlawfully entered her home and violated her civil rights by using excessive force, resulting in painful injuries.
One of officers shown during a violent traffic stop involving Lt. Caron Nazario was fired on Sunday, a day after the Dec. 2020 incident went viral on social media.
The violence is rooted in the desire to violate and dominate the Black women's bodies, often perceived as a threat. It is anchored in the term "adultifcation" and systemic racism, where Black girls are often perceived to be older and more mature than they actually are.
Sunday's event and the LAPD's lackadaisical response exemplifies the collective frustration regarding law enforcement and why so many are advocating to defund the police.
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