police violence

Games News

Stop Turning Overwatch Characters Into Cops

A new skin for Brigitte celebrates police militarization.
Dante Douglas
true crime

I Was Tortured into Giving a False Confession to Chicago Police

"I never knew about cops setting people up until it happened to me."
Nicholas Cannariato
Police Quest

How Sierra and a Disgraced Cop Made the Most Reactionary Game of the 90s

In the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots that ruined his reputation, Daryl Gates found himself in a point-and-click professional afterlife.
Duncan Fyfe
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Said He's 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The former Arizona sheriff was recently found guilty of contempt of court in connection with his legacy of encouraging racial profiling.
Drew Schwartz
Criminal Justice

Why We Need to Focus on How Black Women Are Harmed by Police Violence

Two years after Sandra Bland's death, the specific impacts of police brutality on women of color remain understudied and underreported. With her forthcoming book, "Invisible No More," Andrea J. Ritchie is working to change that.
Victoria Law
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cop and Husband Charged with Murder for Denny's Chokehold

Video from the incident shows the two pinning down 24-year-old John Hernandez while bystanders scream for them to stop.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Las Vegas Cop Charged After Killing an Unarmed Man with a Chokehold

Kenneth Lopera is the first Metropolitan Police Department cop to be charged with an officer-involved fatality in almost 30 years.
Drew Schwartz
police brutality

All Victims Should Be 'Ideal Victims'

An expert on criminology explains what it takes for black men brutalized by police to get the benefit of the doubt.
Brian Josephs

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
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Cops involved in Alton Sterling's death duck federal charges, dozens killed in ISIS attack on Syrian refugee camp, ​NSA collected millions of phone records last year, and more.
VICE Staff
police violence

Please Stop Smearing Victims of Police Brutality

The media's tabloid obsession with David Dao's "sordid history" is taking the focus off of our nation's severe problem with police violence.
Wilbert L. Cooper

After Years of Sexual Assault by Parole Officer, Woman Fights for Right to Sue

A California mother of three endured years of sexual violence at her parole officer's hands—but a provision in state law is keeping her from suing her attacker and the probation office that allegedly looked the other way.
Gabby Bess