The linguistic gymnastics required to report on police violence—without calling up images of police violence—is a thing of semantic wonder.
A Vice News report finds that from 2010 through 2016, cops in the 50 largest U.S. police departments shot more than 3,630 people, nearly double some prior estimates.
Only a fraction of bias crimes by officers ever get reported or prosecuted. Widespread lack of training could have something to do with that, a review finds.
Data indicates law enforcement officials have killed nearly 500 people this year alone.
Friday's verdict in the 2016 shooting sparks protest throughout Minnesota and an outpouring of emotion online.
Cleveland police officials' disciplinary moves against the two officers aren't a direct result of the 2014 killing of the 12-year-old African-American boy. Rice's mother calls the latest actions "deeply disappointing."
Details in the film are bringing fresh scrutiny to the circumstances of the teenager's 2014 death at the hands of a police officer in the Missouri town.
At Saturday's Inaugurate the Resistance event in Washington, D.C., the 2016 presidential candidate, the American Indian activist and the law professor discussed nonviolent action and the importance of grass-roots movements.