Ariel Harrison says she was afraid of being sexually assaulted in jail—and that she shouldn’t have been arrested in the first place.
But police and the town did honour a police dog who died during the same altercation.
A man wanted on outstanding warrants and a police dog are dead after a shootout with the RCMP in northern Alberta.
The U.S. is finally reconsidering whether the massive fines and fees often levied against children and their families are fair.
Over 5 million Americans have lost their right to vote because they've served time in prison.
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit probes police shootings and other violent encounters. But it rarely charges anyone.
“The first ticket I see that’d put me somewhere else—I’d go to Sweden for all I care. I’m out. I’ve lived here long enough,” says Omotegawa.
The use of blackface remains common in many Asian countries across variety shows, TV dramas, advertisements, and social media.
Pockets of cities and states around the United States have banned police use of facial recognition, but progress is slow.
“I realized that my brother died probably like six months after he had already passed, because I've never really had that time to sit there,” Philonise Floyd told VICE News.