Not only are government policies putting more people out on the streets, but they are systematically creating an economic and legal environment that does immense harm to those who cannot afford housing. Don't believe me?
Rossi was ordered to the ground. Still unsure of what provoked this undesired police "service," Rossi got down on both knees and raised both hands into the air. It was at that moment a cop squeezed the trigger of his Taser, aimed squarely at Rossi.
The small city of Jennings, Mo., had a police department so troubled, and with so much tension between white officers and black residents, that the city council finally decided to disband it. Everyone in the police department was fired.
The Los Angeles Police Department is under fire for its treatment of a suspect in custody after Jorge Azucena died from an asthma attack.
Fairfield Police Officers used company time and equipment to search for women on internet dating sites. Then used the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System ? the police database ? to screen the women they liked.
Police were responding to a 911 call about a tan-colored Toyota carrying four black males, one of whom was waving a handgun out the window ? which is why Kametra Barbour is confused as to why she and her four young children in a burgundy red Nissan M
"I can't get killed for this job," observed one of Adam Basford's former colleagues in the Yakima Police Department, explaining why he had refused to come to Basford's aid during a hand-to-hand struggle with an armed suspect.
Activists protesting the fatal shooting of a mentally ill woman by a Phoenix police sergeant last week carried her coffin to City Hall on Friday, demanding an independent investigation into her killing.
According to the official autopsy report Victor White died from a gunshot to the chest, not in his back as reported by the arresting officer. White was arrested by State Police on narcotics charges and was handcuffed behind his back, in the back of a
Yes, it is a difficult job for "coppers out there." And it's not too sweet for the guys they kill, either. But hey, it's all about the "reasonable fear" of the police. There's no room for the reasonable expectation of a regular guy to live another
It got me wondering why the folks in Ferguson, Mo. are demonstrating on a daily basis about their policing. Wonderment stopped last evening when I came across this video by 35-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department
A Houston police officer handed another man a speeding ticket and probably didn't realize that the offender he was citing was also a cop.
The two-page document is largely redacted or left blank. The most egregious omissions are the victim's name and a description of the offense ? the fatal shooting of Brown.
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson never filed an incident report after shooting and killing an unarmed teenager nearly 2 weeks ago, leaving his uncovered body in the street for 4 hours, which led to anger, resentment and eventually riots.
Local police have now released two incident reports on the Michael Brown shooting, which media and advocates have been pressing for since the Aug. 9 shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing.
He's on paid administrative leave and the Enfield Police investigated it as a crime, found probable cause for assault and submitted a warrant for third degree assault and fabricating evidence. Hartford State's Attorney rejected the warrant.
No doubt the St. Louis police were unaware that the whole scene was caught on video from a distance. Had they known, perhaps they would have been more circumspect in the story put out for public consumption. Or seized the video so no one
A St. Louis-area police officer was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at a peaceful demonstrator as tensions flared during protests over the Aug. 9 police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown.
On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker released a statement about the prospect of Houston Police officers wearing body cameras.
An elderly woman's home was raided by police after she was suspected of making anonymous online threats against the Evansville police department and Chief Billy Bolin.
"KWMU has published a video of what appears to be one of the shootings that happened yesterday. This happened in Riverview, about 15 minutes outside of the center of the protests. The video is graphic, and contains images of someone being shot and ki
Unannounced drills blasted as "outrageous" by city councilor
Other officers forced to intervene during shock incident
Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and professor of homeland security at Colorado Tech University, has a suggestion for victims of police violence searching for someone to blame: Look in the mirror.
LAPD veteran turned "homeland security" professor at Colorado Tech University, Sunil Dutta, as to the mindset of the police officer on the mean streets of Ferguson. Lest there be any doubt as to where this is heading, it's entitled, I'm a cop. If you
In New Orleans, Armand Bennet, 26, was shot in the forehead during a traffic stop by New Orleans police officer Lisa Lewis. The police dept did not reveal until much later that Lewis turned off her body camera just before shooting Bennett.
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Bounkham Phonesavanh was hospitalized for weeks in a burn unit after a SWAT officer tossed a flash grenade into his crib during a no-knock raid. The 19-month-old suffered serious wounds, including a hole in his chest that exposed his