The aggressive mass arrest of protesters who took the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to demand accountability for the police killing of Alton Sterling in July 2016 were part of a history of racist actions by the city's police, a new lawsuit says.
Law enforcement officers in Fresno County, California, unleashed an "excessive, unreasonable, violent" assault on a family's home in order to flush out an unarmed homeless man who had broken in, the owners said in a lawsuit.
The Justice Department should allocate more money to help police fight crime rather than spend scarce resources on lawsuits against police departments, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. The DOJ has found much abuse within US policing in recent years.
Attorneys for a boy shot by Baltimore police officers in April are seeking a court order to compel details, including the relevant cops' names of both the shooting and the aggressive arrest of the boy's mother at the scene.
The removal of a painting that depicted cops as pigs from a US Capitol violated the free speech rights of a high school student, according to the Missouri congressman who has filed a federal lawsuit over the matter.
The protests are being fueled by people who definitely do not want to wait for the results of the investigation and just use it as an excuse for wreaking havoc in France, says French councilor Patricia Chagnon from the National Front party.