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