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Officer who killed unarmed man in stairwell convicted of manslaughter

NEW YORK (AP) — A newly-hired police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability. 508 more words


Man shot by Paradise police officer dies

 Jennifer Scarborough

POSTED: 6:57 PM Dec 19 2015  

Andrew Thomas

CHICO, Calif. – Andrew Thomas, the man shot by a Paradise police officer after a chase that ended in a rollover crash, is dead. 204 more words

Black Audacity and White Sensitivities

The recent police killing of Mario Woods in San Francisco is another display of the excessive use of force by police officers against black boys and men. 670 more words

Serial Rapist Cop found Guilty, cries like a little baby.

Daniel Holtzclaw cries as verdicts are read in his trial in Oklahoma City on Thursday evening. Holtzclaw, a former Oklahoma City police officer, was facing dozens of charges alleging that he sexually assaulted 13 women while on duty. 353 more words

Ex-Suffolk County Police Chief’s Arrest Comes Amid a Broader Federal Inquiry

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN, January 3, 2016

James Burke, center, the former Suffolk County police chief, was arrested last month on charges of civil rights violations and obstructing an investigation. 2,340 more words

Police beating paralyzes innocent man.

Dillon Collier, KENS 5 5:33 p.m. CST November 20, 2015

(Photo: Carlos family)


SAN ANTONIO — A man beaten by three San Antonio Police officers last year is paralyzed from the chest down after complications during surgery to repair his injured spine, his family confirmed to the KENS 5 I-Team. 610 more words

Ex-L.A. County sheriff's deputies sentenced to prison for beating of jail visitor

Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Gabriel Carrillo and his then-girlfriend — now his wife — show a photo she took of Carrillo a few days after he was severely beaten by L.A. 947 more words