police racial profiling
Bill Scott, the highest-ranking African American officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, will assume the top post at the San Francisco Police Department in January, which is months after the SF PD nixed its last police chief amid protests about police killings of Blacks.
In the latest video to emerge of police racial profiling, a Black father of three was questioned by police Saturday -- wait for it -- after an officer spotted him taking a break from jogging in Talladega, Alabama.
California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police officers. This act by the state comes just a few days after the New York Police Department said they would begin tracking officers’ use of excessive force. The Racial and Identity Profiling […]
A Barstow, California police officer is under fire after body camera shows him brutally wrestling a Black woman to the ground when she was eight months pregnant, CNN reports. The incident occurred in January when the pregnant woman, Charlena Michelle Cooks, 29, of Barstow, was brutally arrested on a charge of resisting arrest after she […]
Three Fort Lauderdale Police officers were fired and another resigned after an internal affairs investigation revealed that they spent time on the job sending n-word laced text messages and sharing an unbelievably racist video defaming the president and cut with images of the KKK with one another, reports The Broward Palm Beach New Times. SEE ALSO: Unarmed Teen […]
The federal government is taking broad new steps to ban profiling by law enforcement agencies, bolstering a 2003 policy that previously only addressed the consideration of race and ethnicity in conducting federal investigations, according to a statement released Monday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured). RELATED STORIES: UPDATED: Cleveland Cops Release Video In Shooting […]
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