Marking their 10th day outside the Minneapolis 4th Precinct Police Station on Tuesday, activists said their “occupation” would last until demands regarding the Jamar Clark police shooting death were met, despite Clark family pleas to halt the protest.
Vigils, protests, and arrests marked the one-year anniversary of the Cleveland police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. In anticipation of a verdict from a grand jury, #YearWithoutTamir social media messages called for a new prosecutor.
It started out as a “welfare check,” but even without a warrant or probable cause, the police encounter transformed into a full scale SWAT-style raid. That is just part of the ordeal for which one man is suing the Albemarle County Police.
A pre-installed virus has been found on two body camera models used by police departments around the country. Risks of the virus spreading or discrediting video evidence in court are now getting a closer look.
A Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office report includes a police expert’s “simply obvious” conclusion that the Cleveland police shooting, which killed Tamir Rice was justified. The report comes as the grand jury hears evidence and is considering pressing charges.
What officials say caused Abdul Akbar to collapse and die in Wayne County Jail is nothing but a “cover up” according to Akbar’s daughter, who is suing the county and two sheriff’s sergeants for $25 million in a wrongful death case.
Famed film director Quentin Tarantino did not walk back any of his comments regarding police killings despite persistent rumors he would apologize publicly in the face of boycott threats by police unions. “What I said was the truth,” he said.
An 18-year-old man was arrested for resisting arrest in Manchester, New Hampshire, after a police officer scoped him out for parking within a “predictive hot spot” for crime. No other charges were filed.
The New York City Police Department has refused a court order for ten months to release records on its vans ‒ honed by the US military in Afghanistan ‒ that use X-ray radiation on city streets. The NYPD was sued over the surveillance tool three years ago.