The brutal assault video of Rodney King, who found himself battered during a vicious act of police violence in 1991, is a reminder of how unbridled racism was allowed to fester within one of the best known police departments in the world.
The US Supreme Court will not review a case in which lower courts had decided that a Texas cop’s version of events – involving the officer shooting an unarmed man in the back – are “undisputed facts” that effectively block a jury trial.
A federal judge ruled against a lawsuit seeking redemption for the removal of a US Capitol painting depicting cops as violent pigs, stating the artist’s free speech rights were not violated when the painting was removed after protests by Republicans.
A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, who was nearly indicted for a past fatal shooting has been placed on indefinite non-patrol duty after he was caught on video kicking a handcuffed man in the head as he lay on the ground.
A US District Court judge has denied Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ request to postpone a settlement hearing to reform the Baltimore Police Department. Sessions wanted more time to review the troubled Maryland department.
The New York Police Department used undercover cops to gain intimate access to the organizing core of the city's Black Lives Matter activists in 2014 and 2015, revealing to police protesters' plans and trusted communications, new documents show.