Police Shooting

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Chicago Finally Fired 4 Cops Accused of Covering Up the Murder of Laquan McDonald

They had been on desk duty since 2016.
Emma Ockerman
7.19.19
Policing

How Police Are Dealing with Officers Spewing Hate Online

Hundreds of officers are being scrutinized for racist and homophobic Facebook posts.
Tess Owen
6.25.19
Police Shooting

Black Woman Shouts That She’s Pregnant Before Texas Cop Fatally Shoots Her, Video Shows

Police said she gained control of the officer's Taser and used it against him.
Tim Marcin
5.14.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Police shooting records are now public in California — and cops are fighting it

Until this year, the state had long shielded police records from public view.
Ani Ucar
3.15.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The fight to fire the cops who shot and killed Stephon Clark is still raging

Only a handful of people have been arrested — until this week.
Dexter Thomas
3.8.19
police use of force

Cops shot and killed a black rapper who'd been asleep in his car. Here’s what you need to know.

His cousin said the shooting “seems like an execution.”
2.14.19
tamir rice shooting

The cop who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice won't be getting his job back

But it has nothing to do with the 2014 killing, for which he was never indicted.
Emma Ockerman
12.5.18
Police Shooting

Alabama police shot black man they mistook for a mall shooter 3 times from behind, autopsy finds

In total, three bullets struck the young black man, whom police said they mistook as an armed shooter.
Tess Owen
12.3.18
Police Shooting

Chicago cop said the black, autistic 18-year-old he shot had a gun. The teen wasn't armed.

“He pulled a gun on me, walked up to the car,” the officer told the dispatcher. “I had to shoot.”
Tess Owen
10.17.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Police brutality activists say Jason Van Dyke’s murder conviction is only the beginning

Last week, Officer Jason Van Dyke was convicted of second-degree murder with a firearm in the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Steven Roberts
Roberto Daza
10.16.18
Police Shooting

Jason Van Dyke, cop who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times in Chicago, found guilty of murder

Each count represented one of the 16 bullets the officer fired at the black teenager.
Tess Owen
10.5.18
Police Shooting

How the cop who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times is trying to avoid life in prison for murder

He's the first Chicago police charged with an on-duty in over three decades.
Tess Owen
10.4.18
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