JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 05/03 — A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades.
MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 04/15 — The new county prosecutor in Cleveland appears to have left open the possibility he might not pursue misdemeanor criminal charges against five Cleveland police supervisors for failing to control a high-speed chase in 2012 that ended with two unarmed black people fatally shot in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) 04/13 — A Colorado college student who was thrown face-first to the sidewalk by a police officer in a video that spread online says she’s still recovering from her injuries and getting death threats after her arrest.
DON BABWIN and SARA BURNETT, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 04/13 — The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion,
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 04/13 — The video of a passenger being dragged by an officer from a United Express flight put an unwanted spotlight on the little-known police force that guards Chicago’s two main airports and could threaten the agency’s future.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/12 — A California police officer seen on video hurling a jaywalker to the ground and repeatedly punching him in the face will be the subject of a criminal investigation,
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 04/12 — After people were horrified by video of a passenger getting dragged off a full United Express flight by airport police,
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/07 — The Trump Justice Department expressed “grave concerns” about an agreement the Obama administration reached with the city of Baltimore to overhaul its police department in the wake of the racially explosive Freddie Gray case.
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.
PARIS (AP) 03/20 — Several thousand people marched in Paris on Sunday against police violence.
The demonstration was the latest protest sparked by the alleged rape in February of a young black man with a police baton,
MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 03/20 — Jurors are set to hear attorneys’ opening statements Monday for the trial of a Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a 6-year-old autistic boy.
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/16 — A federal investigation that targeted violent Los Angeles jail guards took down the longtime former leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department.
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/13 — Following nearly two weeks of testimony, jurors will hear closing statements Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca.
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,
ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/14 — As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom.
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.
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.
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,