By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 11/09 — A Salt Lake City officer followed department policy in the shooting of a black man after he ran from police,
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/16 — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year,
BRIAN WITTE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/15 — A Virginia police chief said he “absolutely” regrets violence that erupted over the weekend when dozens of white nationalists,
TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 06/28 — A review board Tuesday found “substantial evidence of error” in a North Carolina police department’s decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and scheduled another hearing on the matter in August.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/13 — An appeals court is considering dismissing a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who fatally shot a black man carrying an air rifle.
JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 05/18 — The wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman won’t have a role in helping select the next chief of the Honolulu Police Department.
JULIET LINDERMAN and SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/04 — Baltimore’s mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city’s police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department.
TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/25 — The latest in a string of brutality case against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City’s notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down.
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/24 — A police watchdog agency investigator who leaked the disciplinary record of a white police officer involved in the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner resigned on Thursday.
ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 03/12 — Thumbing through a law journal, Desmond Ricks recognized the name of a gun expert whose testimony had helped convict him of murder in 1992.
PITTSBURGH (AP) 01/25 — The director of the Pittsburgh Police Citizens Review Board says video of the arrest of Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter supports an officer’s version of the events,
CHICAGO (AP) 01/16 — A police officer confronted by a fleeing gunman fatally shot the man early Sunday, Chicago police said.
Officers were on routine patrol in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the city’s West side when they heard gunshots and began chasing a 34-year-old man,
ERIC TUCKER, MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/14 — Chicago officials are pledging to revamp the city Police Department following a scathing federal report,
MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/13 — Chicago police have violated the constitutional rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias against blacks,
LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 01/11 — The so-called “Ferguson effect” — officers backing off of policing out of fear that their actions will be questioned after the fact — has been talked about but never really quantified.
CHICAGO (AP) 12/18 — A Chicago agency that investigates police shootings has determined that an officer was justified in fatally shooting a black man in the back two years ago.
By Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times, LOS ANGELES 12/06 – The outcry began with a Facebook post: An actress, known for her role in “Django Unchained,” and her boyfriend accused a white Los Angeles police officer of mistreating her because she was black.
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 11/11 — Amid a national push for greater police accountability, voters in several major cities have approved measures to create or strengthen civilian oversight of law enforcement.
TOM HAYS and JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press Writers NEW YORK (AP) 10/08 — Each day in a drab set of courtrooms, anybody can sit and watch New York City police officers face administrative trials accusing them of misconduct ranging from disobeying orders to aggressive arrests resulting in a suspect’s death.
DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 10/05 — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to create a new agency to investigate police shootings and misconduct allegations is moving toward approval even as critics say it’s not strong enough to keep a close eye on a police force with a reputation for brutality.