police misconduct

police

Cleveland Cop Arrested and Suspended After He Allegedly Urinated on 12-Year-Old Girl and Filmed It

Solomon Nhiwatiwa is accused of assaulting the girl as she waited for a school bus.
Emma Ockerman
8.22.19
police

A Cop Is Facing 40 Years in Prison for Allegedly Raping a Homeless 16-Year-Old In Her Tent

He allegedly said he wouldn’t arrest her in exchange for sexual services.
Emma Ockerman
7.1.19
Policing

Sheriff says cop who body slammed an 11-year-old was acting within “agency guidelines”

Sheriff claims the student is facing charges for battery on a teacher.
Emma Ockerman
4.15.19
Policing

2 ex-NYPD detectives admitted to having sex with a teen after arresting her. They won't face rape charges.

Her case led New York lawmakers to ban police from having sex with people in their custody.
Juliette Maigné
3.6.19
police shootings

Why Jason Van Dyke's conviction matters: Cops are almost never found guilty of on-duty murder

The verdict against Officer Van Dyke marked a historical day in Chicago, where a cop hasn't been convicted of murder on the job in nearly 50 years.
Tess Owen
10.5.18
Police Shooting

White House says looking into Stephon Clark’s death isn’t its job

"Certainly a terrible incident," Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “This is something that is a local matter."
Tess Owen
3.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals

One officer involved in the city's massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas "in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
Policing

This is the first database that tracks America's criminal cops

The police crime database offers the most comprehensive look ever at how often American cops are arrested, as well as some early insights into the consequences they face for breaking the laws they’re supposed to enforce.
Tess Owen
Isabella McKinley Corbo
9.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hospital Tells Cops to Stay Away from Nurses After Brutal Viral Video

The Salt Lake City Police Department is looking into the incident and University Hospital has announced a new policy after widespread outrage.
Allie Conti
9.5.17
Policing

Watch Baltimore cops allegedly plant drug evidence yet again

It's the second time in two weeks.
Tess Owen
8.2.17
police misconduct

Video shows Baltimore cop apparently planting heroin at arrest scene

Tess Owen
7.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Cops Kicking Crash Victim Who Was Just on Fire

The New Jersey officers are now under investigation for allegedly assaulting a man who'd been hit by the car they were pursuing.
Drew Schwartz
6.8.17
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