police abuse

The ACLU sued the DC Police Department on behalf of a man who was groped by an officer during a stop and frisk.

Jury selection begins in the civil rights trial against a Seattle police officer who arrested an elderly Black man using a golf club for a cane. She alleged that he used it as a weapon and struck a stop sign.

John Felton, an African-American man from Detroit, was pulled over by an Ohio police officer for making “direct eye contact” with him.

By now we’ve heard lawyers, activists, analysts, journalists, and a list of lay people say it over and over —  the video in the Walter Scott police shooting made the difference in the case. Had it not been for plain, graphic, in-your-face evidence caught on a cellphone camera by Feidin Santana, who was simply on […]

Thirteen organizations — which include the ACLU, NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Action Network, and Rainbow Push Coalition — sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder demanding  a “comprehensive federal review” of excessive use of force and racial profiling by police across the country. “As we all mourn the loss […]

It’s a scene from an effed-up horror movie that plays out over and over in America, each year with the same tragic ending: a Black man is left lifeless on the concrete following a run-in with police. This latest victim is Eric Garner, an affable, asthmatic father of six from Staten Island. The cops moved […]

A man who claimed that police officers assaulted him outside his Clayton County, Ga. home late last week while he was moving in is coming forward with more details about the incident. Fox 5 Atlanta reports that  Dhoruba Bin-Wahad, 69, has filed a complaint against Clayton County Police with his legal team producing video that […]

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