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  • Police Officer in Breonna Taylor Killing Claims It Was ‘Not a Race Thing’

    Jonathan Mattingly Breonna Taylor Killing

    In an exclusive television interview with ABC News, Jonathan Mattingly, the police officer who was injured in the Breonna Taylor killing, got a chance to discuss the fatal incident. The interview, which took place on Tuesday, was conducted by “Good Morning America” co-anchor and former football great Michael Strahan. Mattingly insists that the botched police raid […] More

  • Dataminr Targets Communities of Color for Police

    Dataminr Targets Communities of Color for Police

    New York startup Dataminr aggressively markets itself as a tool for public safety, giving institutions like local police to the Pentagon the ability to scan the entirety of Twitter using sophisticated machine-learning algorithms. But company insiders say their surveillance efforts were often nothing more than garden-variety racial profiling, powered not primarily by artificial intelligence but by a […] More

  • Miami Cop To Be Disciplined For Wearing Pro-Trump Face Mask At Voting Site

    Miami Cop To Be Disciplined For Wearing Pro-Trump Face Mask At Voting Site

    A uniformed Miami police officer who wore a “Trump 2020” face mask at a polling site on Tuesday will be disciplined after a Democrat accused him of voter intimidation in a now-viral image posted online. An image of the officer, Daniel Ubeda, wearing the pro-Donald Trump mask that also said “No more bullshit,” was shared […] More

  • San Francisco Passes CAREN Act To Combat Racist 911 Calls

    San Francisco Passes CAREN Act To Combat Racist 911 Calls

    San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure on Tuesday aimed at cracking down on racist 911 calls, a phenomenon that’s been increasingly documented on social media. The Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act ― the CAREN Act, for short ― gives people who believe they’ve been the subject of a 911 call […] More

  • ‘Say Their Name’ Podcast Memorializes Victims Of Police Violence

    Say Their Name podcast

    The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and other unarmed Black men and women by the hands of police and white vigilantes have sparked ongoing protests against racial injustice. With new calls for reform and justice for those killed, one man decided to create a series to help to memorialize those impacted by police brutality. […] More

  • Bystanders, police pull NY couple from sinking car

    Bystanders, police pull NY couple from sinking car

    Bystanders helped rescue a couple from a sinking car Monday after it careened into a Long Island canal. Seven people, including two police officers, pulled a 78-year-old man to safety while others broke a window to free his 76-year-old wife. (Oct. 20) AP Source link More

  • Nigerians Rally Against Police Brutality With Social Media Hashtag #EndSARSNow

    Nigerian protest SARS

    Last week, social media became consumed by a wave of young Nigerians using their platforms to raise awareness about new protests against police officers within a special unit accused of attacking innocent civilians. The Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) has been accused of heinous crimes in the past and is known for targeting young people […] More

  • New Indiana police officer linked to neo-Nazi forum fired

    New Indiana police officer linked to neo-Nazi forum fired

    Joseph Zacharek was hired as a Lafayette Police Department officer in June 2020. On Saturday, LPD officials confirmed they were investigating claims that Zacharek had been part of a neo-Nazi forum. (Photo: Lafayette Police Department) LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Lafayette police fired a recently hired officer less than 24 hours after he was accused to having ties […] More

  • 10 year anniversary after death at hands of police

    10 year anniversary after death at hands of police

    CLOSE FILE – Hundreds, including DJ’s brother Kyle Henry, right, DJ’s sister Amber Henry, second from right, and best friend Brandon Cox, third from right, showed up for the candlelight prayer vigil held in Easton, Oct. 18, 2010, in honor of the late Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., who was shot and killed by a police […] More

  • A Study Shows Black Officers Are More Disciplined Than White Police

    Police

    A new study from Indiana University (IU) shows Black police officers are disciplined more for misconduct allegations than their White co-workers. The study, titled “The Race Discipline Gap: A Cautionary Note on Archival Measures of Behavioral Misconduct,” was conducted by six IU professors: Sheri Walter, Eric Gonzalez-Mulé, Cristiano Guarana, Ernest O’Boyle Jr., Chris Berry, and […] More

  • Black police reps upset by union Trump endorsement

    Black police reps upset by union Trump endorsement

    Police unions nationwide have largely supported President Donald Trump’s re-election, amid mass demonstrations over police brutality and accusations of systemic racism _ but an increasing number of Black law enforcement officers across the country are opposing those endorsements and say their concerns over entering the 2020 political fray were ignored. (Oct. 15) AP Source link More

  • Brazilian Senator Caught Hiding Cash Between His Butt Cheeks: Police

    Brazilian Senator Caught Hiding Cash Between His Butt Cheeks: Police

    BRASILIA, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Brazilian Senator Chico Rodrigues was caught in a police raid with money hidden between his butt cheeks on Wednesday, a judicial source briefed on the matter told Reuters, amid an investigation into the misuse of COVID-19 response funding. In the senate, Rodrigues represents the state of Roraima and has also […] More

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