Excessive Force

A new filing written by Jeronimo Yanez's defense team claims his use of deadly force was triggered by a gun sighting.

Chicago's police chief said a climate of fear over protests makes cops reluctant to use their gun. That endangers their lives and public safety.

NewsOne Now panelists weigh in on Hillary Clinton's remarks about the murder of Black men in America.

A Chicago police officer has been indicted for shooting at a car full of six unarmed Black teenagers, wounding two of them.

A Virginia jury convicted a former police officer of fatally shooting an unarmed Black teenager. The prosecutor said he should have used non-lethal force instead of a gun.

The family of 15-year-old Dajerria Becton plans to pursue a civil lawsuit against former McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt for slamming her to the ground during a pool party. A grand jury decided last week not to indict Casebolt, saying there was not enough evidence of criminal wrongdoing, despite the video showing the former officer […]

A grand jury declined to indict the police officer who pinned down a Black girl at a pool party. The police will hold a community meeting to discuss moving forward.

A federal judge releases police dash-cam video of arrest that left teen brain damaged. The former officer pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges.

The video above shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announcing the $6 million settlement for the November 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police. The Rice family sued the city of Cleveland, the officers, and the dispatchers for wrongful death after a grand jury declined to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson […]

Two Baltimore school police officers have been charged after a viral video showed one officer slapping and kicking a student as the other stood by.

Protestors gathered together in Capitol Hill on behalf of Jason Goolsby to express their anger and frustration with police brutality and racial profiling.

Scrutiny of police tactics has been at an all time high following the deaths of Eric Harris and veteran Walter Scott. Now, an incident involving an Arizona police officer…