officer involved shooting

Police Shooting

Police shot Stephon Clark in the back 7 times, independent autopsy reveals

Clark’s family hired their own medical examiner to perform a second autopsy after expressing skepticism over the conclusions drawn by the county.
Tess Owen
3.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

What We Know About the Fatal Shooting of an LGBTQ Student Leader in Georgia

Police said Scout Schultz was brandishing a knife when they were killed in a standoff with officers on Georgia Tech's campus Saturday night.
Drew Schwartz
9.18.17
police shootings

Police officer who killed Philando Castile found not guilty

Carter Sherman
6.16.17
Police killings

One juror may have caused mistrial for cop who killed Walter Scott

Tess Owen
12.5.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher Is Actually Being Charged

Betty Shelby has been charged with first-degree manslaughter and a warrant has been issued for her arrest.
VICE Staff
9.22.16
crime & drugs

Facebook offers a new way to bear witness to violence in America

Cellphone videos have increasingly been used to hold police to account. But the ability to livestream and share video of violence in real time is now being described as a watershed moment for video evidence.
Rachel Browne
7.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Woman Livestreamed the Aftermath of Her Boyfriend's Police Shooting

Philando Castile's girlfriend livestreamed the aftermath of his ultimately fatal shooting at the hands of Minnesota cops.
VICE Staff
7.7.16
News

#BlackLivesMatter Protests Escalate in Toronto as Police Shooting Deaths Scrutinized

Meanwhile, VICE has obtained a leaked letter from Peel Police, who are angry about claims that they "tampered" with a knife at the scene of a police shooting.
Hilary Beaumont
7.28.15
ferguson

Police Charge Man With Shooting Cops in Ferguson

A 20-year-old man was charged Sunday with shooting the two police officers in Ferguson early Thursday morning.
Meredith Hoffman
3.15.15
News

What We Know About the Mentally Ill Homeless Man Killed by the LAPD

Known alternately as "Africa" and "Cameroon," the victim of Sunday's LAPD shooting did drugs, but also maintained a deep spirituality and struggled with mental problems.
Matt Tinoco
3.2.15
News

LAPD Officers Shot and Killed a Man on Skid Row in Broad Daylight Sunday

A Facebook video of the shooting quickly racked up millions of views.
Matt Tinoco
3.2.15
Opinion and Analysis

Some NYPD Officer-Involved Shooting Narratives Just Don't Fly

Three police shootings in one weekend give occasion to question early accounts from authorities.
Natasha Lennard
5.19.14