Police Shootings

Actress Vanessa Marquez, who is best known for the role of Nurse Wendy Goldman on the first three seasons of ER from 1994 to 1997, was shot and killed by police on Thursday afternoon. The 49-year-old had been subject to a welfare check by the landlord at her South Pasadena apartment, who claimed that she had been […]

The Sacramento Police Department just released new video and audio files from the shooting death of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man whose cell phone was mistaken for a firearm by the cops who confronted him in his family’s own backyard. The March incident led to a string of protests in California and elsewhere, as well as harrowing […]

The 911 dispatcher who took the emergency call that was followed by the shooting death of Tamir Rice is facing a disciplinary hearing to determine her role in the 12-year-old’s death. Cleveland.com reports that Constance Hollinger is looking at a 10-day suspension without pay for not relaying crucial information from the call to officers. The […]

Olango’s family condemned the decision by the district attorney, who said the cop’s actions were justified.   District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis said Tuesday there will be no charges against El Cajon, California, police officer Richard Gonsalves who fatally shot unarmed Alfred Olango, 38, four times last year, reports The San Diego Union Tribune. From The Tribune: “The law […]

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Melania Trump, wife of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, retired Lieut. General Michael Flynn, and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst are among those scheduled to speak at the kick-off program, whose theme is "Make America Safe Again."

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Six. That’s the number of bullets that may have been pumped into Alton Sterling by two Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers who shot Sterling to death while he was pinned to the ground. Sterling, 37, should not have died. He was selling CD’s in a store parking lot and police said they were told Sterling […]

new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related fatalities revealed that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability.

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An officer in DeKalb County in the state of Georgia has been indicted on murder charges connected with a 2015 shooting. DeKalb County Officer Robert Olsen shot and killed Air Force veteran Anthony Hill in March of that year, who was reportedly naked and unarmed at the time of the shooting. The grand jury overseeing […]

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The release of the Chatman video sparked loud protests at the courthouse, who are demanding a reform of the Chicago Police Department and for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign.

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A recently released video which shows the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Cameron Massey at the hands of Alabama police officers has reignited interest in the case. The incident, which took place in October 2013, has become a crusade of the slain man’s family and their attorney says the footage strikes down claims that Massey was […]