Federal Prosecutors Open Civil Rights Investigation Into Police Killing of Stephon Clark
It comes on the heels of the California attorney general’s decision to not file criminal charges against the officers identified in the shooting.
Police Arrest Protesters After No Charges for Officers Who Killed Stephon Clark
Demonstrators were taken into custody while protesting the decision not to prosecute two Sacramento cops who fatally shot the unarmed Black man in March 2018.
Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to 6 Years, 9 Months for Murdering Laquan McDonald
The former Chicago Police Department officer could be back on the street in just over three years.
Alleged Mall Shooter Arrested, Police Still Can't Explain Why Officer Killed Emantic Bradford Jr.
The family of the Black man shot and killed by a police officer on Thanksgiving night is still waiting for the truth.
Jury Finds Jason Van Dyke Guilty of Murdering Laquan McDonald
The former Chicago Police Department officer shot the Black teenager 16 times as he was retreating.
Watch as Jason Van Dyke Stands Trial for Killing Laquan McDonald
The White officer faces six counts of first-degree murder for shooting the retreating Black teen 16 times.
Dallas Police Officer Faces Manslaughter Charge in Shooting Death of Botham Jean
Amber Guyger’s fatal shooting of the Black man recast national attention on police violence and accountability.
Jordan Edwards' Family Speaks Out About Cop's 15-Year Sentence
Stepmother Charmaine Edwards on Roy Oliver’s punishment: “He can actually see life again after 15 years, and that’s not enough because Jordan can’t see life again.”
What You Need to Know About the Police Killing of Harith 'Snoop' Augustus
A Chicago Police Department officer accused Augustus of selling loose cigarettes. He was fatally wounded seconds later.
Podcast Series Details Life and Death of Black Teen Killed by Baltimore Police
“The Daily” tells the story of Lavar “Nook” Montray Douglas—and the family that mourns him—in five-parts.
WATCH: How Mainstream Media Erases Black Police Shooting Victims From Gun Control Coverage
A new video from Media Matters for America breaks down the ways many media outlets demonize Black victims of police killings.
LISTEN: 'Deconstructed' Podcast Interview With Stephon Clark's Fiancée
Salena Manni lost Clark to a fatal police shooting in Sacramento.
California Lawmakers Challenge Police Lethal Force Standard After Stephon Clark Shooting
The measure would permit police officers to open fire only when there is no other alternative to prevent injury or death.
Supreme Court Says Officer Was Justified in Excessive Force Case
Justice Sotomayor, in her dissenting opinion: “It tells officers that they can shoot first and think later, and it tells the public that palpably unreason able conduct will go unpunished.”
Stephon Clark Update: Autopsy Inconsistent With Officers' Report, Deputy Hits Activist With Patrol Car
Family attorney Benjamin Crump: “This independent autopsy affirms that Stephon was not a threat to police and was slain in another senseless police killing under increasingly questionable circumstances.”
No State Charges for Baton Rouge Cops Who Killed Alton Sterling
The Department of Justice previously declined to press charges against officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake.
Sacramento Officers Shoot Stephon Clark 8 Times in His Backyard
They said they thought he had a gun before they killed him. It was his cell phone. Newly released body camera footage shows what happened.
NYPD Officer Acquitted After Killing Deborah Danner
Officer Barry had a Taser, but opted to use his gun on the 66-year-old woman, who had a known history of mental illness.
2017 Police Shootings By the Numbers
Officers fatally shot more people in 2017 than they did in 2016.
REPORT: Police Shootings Are a Bigger Problem Than Previously Thought
A report from Vice News shows that Black people are shot at a higher rate than other Americans.