The demonization of black victims and the lionization of law enforcement have to stop.
He came at me with a knife screaming "Kill me!" and "I'm going to kill you." I shot him once in the stomach, but stopped there.
I'm no regular cop hater: I was crippled in the line of duty, with the boot they cut off me at the hospital to prove it.
His 1995 murder trial was all about race, sex, and policing—issues that haven't exactly disappeared from the national radar.
A murder in the Leeds industrial estate where sex workers are allowed to operate has raised questions about the safety of the city's pioneering scheme.
The latest high-profile case of a fatal police shooting in Chicago has taken a bizarre turn.
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, was released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight – and what was probably a bogus arrest.
For Lambeth council, clamping down on NOS canister litter is an easier win that honing in on the borough's real drug issues.
Richard Matt, the one with the freakishly enormous dick, may have died while drunk on "grape liquor." His accomplice, David Sweat, was taken into custody after being shot on Sunday.
Today it was revealed that a number of Wikipedia entries were edited by users inside NYPD headquarters, who had opinions on everything from Derek Jeter to Barry Manilow.
The cops' incredibly unprofessional behavior violated departmental rules, but apparently not enough for them to be pushed off the force.
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable – if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.