After months of politically-charged investigation, local police announced Wednesday that Charles Joseph "GI Joe" Gliniewicz's death was in fact a suicide.
El Grito de Sunset Park—a local police watchdog group—started in 2002, when the country's videos of law enforcement were mostly limited to Rodney King and the show 'COPS.'
The police shooting of two young men of colour this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, was released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight – and what was probably a bogus arrest.
One of the authors of "Encounters with Police: A Black Man's Guide to Survival" talks about Sandra Bland's controversial arrest in Texas and how people of color can attempt to avoid police brutality.
On the anniversary of one of the most notorious police killings in recent memory, Eric Garner's family looks back at a year of grief and activism.
Though Rikers Island has gotten the recent media attention, New York City's other jails have also been beset by scandals.
The 28-year-old Black Lives Matter activist was reportedly about to start a new job when she got pulled over last Friday near Houston.
After the announcement that the cops involved in Freddie Gray's death would be charged with crimes, protesters in the city were cautiously optimistic.
Local state's attorney Marilyn Mosby said there was no legal basis for the 25-year-old's arrest in the first place.
In officially reclassifying the death of Henry Glover, a 31-year-old father of four, as a homicide, New Orleans's coroner has began to correct one of the more grotesque examples of injustice of an era defined by it.
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable – if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.