Police killings

true crime

What It's Like to See Your City's Most Notorious Killer Cop Go Down

"Everyone just let out this huge sigh at once.”
Kim Bellware
10.8.18
police brutality

The Price of Filming Police Violence

People who filmed high-profile videos of the police killings of Freddie Gray, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and others say they have faced retaliation and harassment.
Dragana Kaurin
4.27.18
cops

Cops Keep Killing Teens in Cars

A Connecticut teen's death in an allegedly stolen vehicle is the second case in as many weeks of a teen getting shot dead in a car.
Allie Conti
5.11.17
crime

The Disturbing Lawsuit by the Cops Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

Now that the criminal case against them has collapsed, these Baltimore cops are going after their prosecutor.
Eli Hager
3.21.17
Police killings

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

Tess Owen
12.5.16
News

What Defense Will Walter Scott's Killer Use at His Trial?

Michael Slager was caught on video shooting unarmed black man Walter Scott as he fled. Here's what the ex-cop's lawyers are doing to try to spare him serious prison time.
Allie Conti
10.31.16
News

A New York City Cop Is Facing Murder Charges Over a Road Rage Incident

A veteran city cop was charged by the state attorney general after shooting and killing a Brooklyn father in July.
Allie Conti
9.27.16
charlotte

Charlotte police release video of officers shooting Keith Lamont Scott

Responding to public pressure, authorities in Charlotte released body and dash-cam footage from the September 20 incident that has sparked riots and protests.
Keegan Hamilton
9.24.16
united states

Footage emerges of Charlotte police shooting Keith Lamont Scott

A video filmed by Scott’s wife shows the moments leading up to the shooting and the aftermath, with Scott’s body sprawled on the pavement.
Keegan Hamilton and Tess Owen
9.23.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The Tulsa cop who killed Terence Crutcher has been charged with manslaughter, protesters took to the streets in Charlotte, South Korea is reportedly ready to assassinate Kim Jon-un if threatened, and more.
VICE Staff
9.23.16
crime & drugs

Why we've seen video of Tulsa's police shooting but not Charlotte's

Tulsa’s police chief felt he “had no choice” but to release the footage, while Charlotte’s says he’s still waiting “for a compelling reason.”
Keegan Hamilton
9.22.16
united states

Chaos in Charlotte: State of emergency declared as violent protests escalate

One person was shot, and angry protesters vandalized police vehicles and businesses after a black man was shot by a police officer earlier this week.
Tess Owen
9.22.16
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