10 Deputies And State Hospital Workers Have Been Charged With Murder After Allegedly Smothering A Black Man To Death
"They smothered the breath out of my baby," Caroline Ouko said after watching the video of deputies pinning down her son Irvo Otieno. "Why did they do that? What right did they have to do that?"
What Will It Take To Hold A Cop Accountable For Killing Someone In San Francisco?
“If you can’t prosecute this case, then which case can you prosecute a cop for?” said Emily Lee, of San Francisco Rising. “Right now the message to the police and the police union is: Don’t worry — the DA’s not going to come after you.”
A Louisiana Police Officer Was Arrested After Fatally Shooting An Unarmed Black Man
Officer Alexander Tyler was arrested on Thursday morning on charges of negligent homicide, but was released by Thursday afternoon on a $25,000 bond.
San Francisco's DA Says The Criminal Case Against A Cop Who Shot An Unarmed Black Man Was "Political" And Won't Take It To Trial
An attorney for April Green, whose nephew Keita O'Neil was shot and killed by the officer on Dec. 1, 2017, told BuzzFeed News "this confirms every suspicion" she had about the new district attorney's handling of the case.
Two EMTs Had Their Licenses Suspended After A Review Found They Did Not Help Tyre Nichols For 19 Minutes As He “Lay Prone On The Ground”
Memphis police determined that Officer Preston Hemphill broke several department protocols, while two emergency responders had their licenses suspended after a state review determined they failed to help Tyre Nichols for 19 minutes.
Tyre Nichols Was Celebrated As A "Beautiful Soul" At His Funeral Where Kamala Harris And Rev. Al Sharpton Called For Action
"I see the world showing him love and fighting for his justice, but all I want is my baby brother back," Nichols's sister said.
Tyre Nichols Had Crohn’s Disease. His Mother Disputed That It Would Take Five Police Officers To Subdue Him.
“You had five officers’ combined weight of over a thousand pounds beating up on a young man that’s only a buck fifty.”
A Sixth Officer Of The Memphis Police Department Who Was Involved In The Death Of Tyre Nichols Has Been Relieved Of Duty
Officer Preston Hemphill has been relieved of duty in connection with the Jan. 7. incident, a spokesperson from the Memphis Police Department said.
Family And Friends Remember Tyre Nichols As A “Free Spirit” Who “Was Just His Own Person”
“He has a tattoo of my name on his arm,” Nichols’s mother RowVaughn Wells said in a press conference on Friday. “My son loved me to death and I loved him to death.”
Video Shows Memphis Cops Kicking And Punching Tyre Nichols As He Screamed For His Mother
Video released by the city of Memphis shows cops brutally beating 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. Warning: This story describes graphic footage of police violence.
Five Memphis Police Officers Have Been Charged With Murder In The Death Of A Black Man Who Was Allegedly Beaten By Cops In A Traffic Stop
"While each of the five individuals played a different role in the incident in question, the actions of all of them resulted in the death of Tyre Nichols, and they are all responsible," Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy said.
29-Year-Old Tyre Nichols Died After Being Brutally Beaten By Police, His Family Said. Now Five Officers Have Been Fired In Connection With His Death
The Department of Justice has opened a civil rights investigation into 29-year-old Tyre Nichols's death, while the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations investigates the officers’ actions.
The Former Police Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Has Been Sentenced To Almost 12 Years In Prison
A jury delivered the sentence after finding Aaron Dean guilty of manslaughter — but not murder — in the 2019 fatal shooting of the 28-year-old Black woman.
The Former Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Atatiana Jefferson Has Been Found Guilty Of Manslaughter
Atatiana Jefferson was killed at her mother’s home in Texas in 2019 by police officer Aaron Dean, who was responding to a nonemergency call about an open front door.
A Former Minneapolis Police Officer Who Pressed His Knee Into George Floyd's Back Was Sentenced To Additional Prison Time
J. Alexander Kueng is already serving a three-year federal sentence after being convicted in February of violating Floyd’s civil rights for failing to intervene in his killing.
A 17-Year-Old Was Eating A McDonald's Burger In His Car When A Cop Shot Him. Now He's In Critical Condition.
The police officer in San Antonio has been fired and could face criminal charges over the shooting that left 17-year-old Erik Cantu with critical injuries.
The First San Francisco Cop To Face Charges For Killing Someone While On Duty Still Hasn’t Gone To Trial
The former police officer accused of killing Keita O’Neil hasn’t even faced a preliminary hearing nearly two years after being charged with manslaughter.
A 37th Person Has Had Their Murder Conviction Overturned Based On Chicago Police Misconduct
“It’s hurting me that my parents aren't here to celebrate with me, but I’m grateful,” Gamalier Rivera said after spending 22 years in prison.
Two More Men Convicted Of Murder Have Been Exonerated After 23 Years In Prison Due To Allegations Of Police Misconduct
“I want to scream to the world,” one of their sisters told BuzzFeed News.
Styles P Goes Viral After Footage Of Him Trying To Protect A Black Woman From Cops Sets The Internet Ablaze
Styles P is forever GOATed for this.
Congress Has Closed The Loophole That Allowed Federal Officers To Claim Sex With A Detainee Is Consensual
After BuzzFeed News reported that the loophole existed in 35 states in 2018, six states changed their police sexual misconduct laws and the federal bill was first proposed.
Black Officers Have Tried To Sound The Alarm On The Police Department Overseeing Lauren Smith-Fields' Case For Years
The Lauren Smith-Fields case is just the latest in a string of troubling incidents for the department.
Here Are The Secret Records On Thousands Of New York Police Misconduct Cases
Officers' names. Disciplinary charges. Punishments. This huge trove of secret disciplinary records is available and searchable for the first time.
The NYPD Is Arguing, Once Again, That Punishments For Police Misconduct Must Remain Secret
For decades the outcomes of the NYPD’s disciplinary hearings for officers accused of misconduct were made public. But lawyers for the NYPD argued in court Wednesday that that was a mistake and state law forces them to keep the information secret.
Mother Of Eric Garner And Officials Call For Action On Police Misconduct
The community outcry comes days after a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed that the NYPD let hundreds of officers who lied, stole, and assaulted New Yorkers keep their jobs.
St. Louis Is Reviewing Police "Misconduct" Amid Criticism Of Officers' Response To Protests
A growing chorus of demonstrators say officers escalated tension, made unnecessary arrests, and baited demonstrators.