DAVID JEANS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/17 — Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue will become a river of green and thunder with the sounds of more than 100 marching bands Saturday in the 257th edition of New York City’s St.
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 03/14 — It opens with a warning: This video contains footage from real police body cameras. Viewer discretion is advised.Then,Read more »
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 03/09 — A white police officer whose body camera recorded him beating a black pedestrian he accused of jaywalking has been arrested on assault charges in North Carolina.
NEW YORK (AP) 02/28 — Dick’s Sporting Goods, a major U.S. retailer, will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21.Read more »
BOSTON (AP) 02/12 — Boston police are facing heavy criticism online for a now-deleted Twitter post for Black History Month that celebrated a white man.
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 02/08 — Connecticut officials are being urged to consider removing the boot camp mentality from police training and instead use teaching methods aimed at improving the public’s trust in law enforcement.
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans living in struggling communities say they have respect for and confidence in the police who patrol their neighborhoods,
By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) 01/20 — A northern Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy was justified when he shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a tribal reservation last year,
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/20 — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore’s police department,
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 12/27 — The local district attorney announced Wednesday that he does not plan to file criminal charges against two Kansas police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man earlier this year,
By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 12/03 — Akai Alston was 13 when he was shot for the first time. It was during a robbery in East Baltimore,
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,
By ED WHITE , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 10/19 — The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem “anti-American degenerates,”
LYNN, Mass. (AP) 10/19 — The owner of a Massachusetts coffee shop says she’s closing her business because of the firestorm created when her daughter, the store’s manager,Read more »
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/28 — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole on Wednesday called for the U.S.
ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/24 — An undercover St. Louis police officer and an Air Force lieutenant who lives in the neighborhood were among several people who say they were forcibly arrested last weekend in the city even though they were not participating in protests over the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/19 — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St.
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SALLY HO , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/02 — A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.Read more »
SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 08/29 — Local police departments will soon have access to grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and other surplus U.S. military gear after President Donald Trump signed an order Monday reviving a Pentagon program that civil rights groups say inflames tensions between officers and their communities.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 08/08 — The Baltimore Police Department is having a tough time restoring public confidence in the troubled agency.
The city is on pace to break its decades-old murder record and the body camera program that was rolled out to increase transparency has fueled allegations of misconduct after a pair of problematic videos recently surfaced.