Police Shooting

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Atatiana Jefferson Was Holding a Gun When She Was Shot by Cops in Her Own Home

A police officer has been charged with murder after shooting Jefferson through a window.

7.19.19
6.25.19

How Police Are Dealing with Officers Spewing Hate Online

Hundreds of officers are being scrutinized for racist and homophobic Facebook posts.

5.14.19

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.

3.15.19

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.

3.8.19

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.

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2.14.19

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.”

12.5.18

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.

12.3.18

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.

10.17.18

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.”

10.16.18

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.

10.5.18

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.

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