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,
SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/11 — A suburban San Diego police officer won’t face criminal charges for fatally shooting a disturbed black man, a prosecutor announced Tuesday,
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.
CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 01/10 — A white Texas policeman was suspended without pay for 10 days, but will not be fired, after an incident in which he was caught on video wrestling a black woman and her daughter to the ground,
MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press ROLESVILLE, N.C. (AP) 01/05 — As two girls fought in the cafeteria area of a North Carolina high school, another student raised her cellphone to make a video,
BERLIN (AP) 01/01 — Police in Cologne say they’ve detained hundreds of men “seemingly of African descent” as part of operations to prevent a repeat of the attacks seen in the German city a year ago.
GERRY SHIH, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) 12/28 — Thousands among China’s middle class are signing online petitions to protest the dropping of an alleged police brutality case,
DALLAS (AP) 12/26 — Dozens of Fort Worth and Arlington pastors say the recent arrest of a black mother and her two teenage daughters by a white officer was racist despite other characterizations from city officials.
DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 12/24 — The lawyer for a black woman who’s seen on video being wrestled to the ground and arrested by a white officer said Friday the burden is on police to prove the officer’s actions weren’t racially motivated.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/14 — A New Jersey state trooper has been criminally charged and suspended without pay after investigators learned he was pulling over women to ask them out on dates.
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.
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/12 — Chicago’s police chief agreed Friday to hold monthly meetings with a group of black high school students who had planned a demonstration protesting an officer’s fatal shooting of a black man and racist text messages distributed by students at another school.
PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 11/04 — A Northern California district attorney’s office plans to announce the results of an investigation of several police officers implicated in a sex scandal involving the teenage daughter of a dispatcher.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 10/26 — A now-retired Connecticut police sergeant says in a newly released incident report that he kicked a handcuffed man in the head because the man refused to stop spitting blood at him.
JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 10/24 — A key witness in the federal government’s effort to disband the police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border told a judge Monday that officers routinely turn a blind eye to property crimes.
By: Frank Main, Mick Dumke and Tim Novak, Chicago Sun Times, CHICAGO 10/12 – Chicago Police officers faced nearly 135,000 complaints over a 34-year period but less than 1 percent of those cases resulted in a firing,