PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 03/06 — An Oregon man filed suits Monday claiming Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart discriminated against the 20-year-old when they refused to sell him a rifle.Read more »
JULIET LINDERMAN and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/13 — The scathing findings of a federal investigation into Baltimore police practices after the death of a shackled man in a transport van and the court-enforceable agreement to improve policing in the city speak to much broader failures rooted in the culture of the long-troubled agency.
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.
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.
French plaintiffs Amponsah and Elize Novembre
PHILIPPE SOTTO, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 10/04 — A lawyer who claims French police carried out unjustified identity checks on 13 black and Arab men based only on their racial profiles asked the country’s highest court Tuesday to “make history”