District attorney Bonnie Dumanis said there will be no criminal charges filed against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.
One of the nation's largest police organizations apologizes for historic mistreatment of minorities. The group's president urged law enforcement to acknowledge its role in causing poor relations with communities of color.
A DOJ study reveals that responding to domestic disputes accounts for most fatalities of police. This paints a different picture from the view that there's a war on cops.
Alex Wong/Getty Images) An emotional moment during the Democratic National Convention came when the mothers of African-Americans who were the victims of gun violence or police-involved deaths made a plea to voters to choose Hillary Clinton in November because she “isn’t afraid to say black lives matter.” The women, called “The Mothers of the Movement,” […]
The internet spent the day digesting Jordan's response, divided between ecstatic to cautious because of his long storied history with distancing himself from social justice issues. Jordan's persona at times appeared to be "business first," and his silence in regards to previous police shootings stirred up strong frustrations.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Melania Trump, wife of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, retired Lieut. General Michael Flynn, and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst are among those scheduled to speak at the kick-off program, whose theme is "Make America Safe Again."
Six. That’s the number of bullets that may have been pumped into Alton Sterling by two Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers who shot Sterling to death while he was pinned to the ground. Sterling, 37, should not have died. He was selling CD’s in a store parking lot and police said they were told Sterling […]
Chicago's Independent Police Review authority, which investigates claims of misconduct and excessive force, released the videos derived from 101 cases.
According to the FBI, only twice in 60 years have police deaths fallen under 41. In 2013, the year that preceded the recent spike, police deaths hit a record low of 27. In 1961, there were 37 police deaths.
According to new reports, on Wednesday a judge appointed a special administrator to oversee Prince‘s estate and also set a court date for next week to begin deciding who should inherit the singer’s fortune. District Court Judge Kevin Eide assigned Bremer Trust, Prince’s longtime bank, to maintain his estate until an executor is chosen by the […]