Tag: Police Brutality

No Indictment in Death of Sandra Bland

No Indictment in Death of Sandra Bland

A Texas grand jury ruled out foul play in Bland’s death.

Protesters Turn Out to Shut Down Rikers Island

Protesters Turn Out to Shut Down Rikers Island

NYPD officers arrived on the scene with police dogs, riot gear, and gas masks and have reportedly already arrested several protesters.

A Mentally Ill Person Is Shot By Police Every 36 Hours

A Mentally Ill Person Is Shot By Police Every 36 Hours

Police techniques such as shouting commands and intimidation are “like pouring gasoline on a fire” when dealing with the mentally ill.

Unarmed Man Shot by LAPD in Los Feliz

Unarmed Man Shot by LAPD in Los Feliz

Cops claimed that the man had a gun, but no weapon was found at the scene.

Death of Georgia Student Matthew Ajibade in Police Custody Ruled a Homicide

Death of Georgia Student Matthew Ajibade in Police Custody Ruled a Homicide

Georgia authorities did not release the coroner’s report until five months after Ajibade’s death.

Chicago Police Officers Under Fire After Racist Photo Goes Public

Chicago Police Officers Under Fire After Racist Photo Goes Public

“Appearing to treat an African-American man not as a human being but as a hunted animal is disgraceful and shocks the conscience.”