Blacks and police violence

Newly released dash-cam video shows police tackling and beating a Black Northwestern University doctoral student in Evanston, Illinois after suspecting him of stealing a car that belonged to him.

District attorney Bonnie Dumanis dismissed charges against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.

Lawyers for officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan Mcdonald, requested a dismissal of the criminal case Tuesday. A judge also approved the release of Mcdonald's juvenile records to the lawyers.

A federal judge has upheld a lawsuit alleging claims of malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby brought by five of the six officers who were acquitted and relieved of charges in the death of Freddie Gray in 2015.

Newly released videos and 911 calls reveal the panic and chaos that erupted during a public altercation that led to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting Joshua Beal in November 2016.

A Black teenager who was slammed to the ground by a cop at a Texas pool party in June 2015 has filed a federal lawsuit for $5 million against the officer Eric Casebolt, the city of Mckinney, Texas and its police department.

Police Chief Greg Suhr resigned at the request of Mayor Ed Lee amid a mounting scandal over racism in the department

In a much-needed break from negativity about police encounters with African-Americans, a Louisville, Ky. officer is winning widespread praise after assisting a woman across the…

Two officers at the Groveland Police Department are currently being investigated for claims of using excessive force on an 11-year old girl. Officers James Festa and John Rigdon responded…