Criminal Justice

What Happens for Troubled Cop Agencies After the Federal Government Leaves Town?

by Julianne Hing on Apr 23, 2015 4:54PM

A story of limited political will and limited federal power.

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Judge Dismisses Charges for Cop Charged for Killing Rekia Boyd

by Julianne Hing on Apr 20, 2015 5:05PM

Dante Servin, a white Chicago detective, had been charged with manslaughter for killing Boyd, a black 22-year-old, in 2012.

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Tulsa Deputy Denies His Missing Training Records Were Faked

by Julianne Hing on Apr 17, 2015 4:44PM

The Tulsa Sheriff's Office cannot locate the paperwork which shows Bates was authorized to carry a firearm.

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Chicago Police Torture Victims To Receive $5.5 Million in Reparations

by Carla Murphy on Apr 15, 2015 12:36PM

Is it enough?

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Tulsa Reserve Cop Gets Manslaughter Charge for 'Inadvertent' Killing

by Julianne Hing on Apr 13, 2015 4:58PM

Robert Bates, a volunteer deputy, shot and killed Eric Harris on April 2.

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Share This Portrait of Walter Scott

by Akiba Solomon on Apr 10, 2015 5:34PM

In far too many stories about Walter Scott--the black 50-year-old killed by white North Charleston, S.C., officer Michael Slager--we can't see his face. Here is Richard Péan's rendering of Scott--and cop who shot him in the back

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A Former Black Panther-Turned-FBI Informant Brings a Camera Crew to Work

by Carla Murphy on Apr 9, 2015 5:28PM

For first time, a documentary film goes inside the world of an FBI informant as he befriends--and betrays--a Muslim man the agency has deemed a potential terrorist.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security

Walter Scott's Family: Without Bystander Video, Charges Unlikely

by Julianne Hing on Apr 8, 2015 1:30PM

"They would have swept it under the rug, like they did with many others."

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Report: Majority of Prison Inmates Have Mental Illness

by Julianne Hing on Apr 7, 2015 3:18PM

An Urban Institute report highlights the gaps in knowledge about how this population fares.

Topics: /NOW, Health, Criminal Justice

Tony Robinson's Family, With Little Faith in State Probe, Wants Charges

by Julianne Hing on Apr 7, 2015 1:31PM

A state investigation has been filed. Now it's up to the local DA.

Topics: /NOW, Criminal Justice