Police Brutality

Dustin Boone's lawyers are really trying to argue that the ex-cop convicted in the beating of detective Luther Hall - who was working undercover at a BLM protest - should get a light sentence because St. Louis officers brutalizing Black people is basically a police love language.

The criminal trial of three white police officers charged with beating a handcuffed undercover Black detective during the 2017 protests in St. Louis is testing the so-called Blue Wall of Silence as officers have begun turning on one another.

The FBI and federal prosecutors are examining whether St. Louis police officers violated the civil rights of protesters.

Police arrest protesters in mass in wake of Jason Stockley's acquittal for the murder of Anthony Lamar Smith.


On Sunday during mass arrests known as"kettling," St. Louis officers arrested and (allegedly assault) an undercover cop, an Air Force lieutenant, a medical student, a handful of photojournalists, and two high school students, among others, according to media reports.

Missouri resident Kristine Hendrix is suing the city of St. Louis and its police department after she was shot with a stun gun and arrested following a 2015 protest.

The St. Louis police secretly settled dozens of cases. Many of those cases have not been reviewed for possible criminal charges.

Jason Flanery, the St. Louis police officer involved in the shooting death of VonDerrit Myers Jr. in October 2014, has resigned amid a DUI probe.

Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

Following unrest in Ferguson, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger in a statement announced a state of emergency Monday afternoon.

St. Louis County police on Sunday shot and critically wounded a man who allegedly fired at them in Ferguson following peaceful protests on the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting touched off global protests against police violence in the U.S. The Washington Post reports that the incident occurred just before midnight, […]

A St. Louis, Missouri city official is calling for an investigation after local law enforcement officers used their stun guns on a group of protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality, according to RT. St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says he’ll ask the city’s police chief and any witnesses to appear before the city’s public […]

In what marks the seventh fatal shooting involving St. Louis-area cops since Michael Brown’s death last August, a Wellston police officer mortally injured a man during a traffic stop Saturday. Thirty-four-year-old Thomas Allen Jr. died of his injuries at a hospital Sunday morning, police say. According to a news release, Allen was originally a backseat passenger in the car when […]