By Aviva Shen on January 15, 2014
Jonathan Ferrell's family sees his shooting as evidence of a broader problem in the police department.
By Aviva Shen on January 14, 2014
The harrowing footage shows the victim begging for help and calling out for his father.
By Ian Millhiser on January 11, 2014
A woman who was seriously injured after she fell from a police car claims a police officer sexually assaulted her shortly before her injuries occurred.
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By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 7, 2014
Keith Vidal had just turned 18.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 6, 2014
Complaints about excessive police force in central New Jersey are accepted just one percent of the time.
By Nicole Flatow on December 20, 2013
Unarmed mentally ill individuals. A garden hose mistaken for a weapon. A man whose mother called the cops for help. Why are police pulling the trigger, when other less deadly options would do?
By Rebecca Leber on December 19, 2013
After a dramatic car chase, police fired up to 20 rounds at an unarmed schizophrenic man who had his back turned.
By Aviva Shen on December 10, 2013
After years of well-publicized abuses at the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, as many as 18 officers have been indicted for corruption and civil rights abuses.
By Nicole Flatow on December 9, 2013
Victim Robert Cameron Redus was valedictorian of his high school and described as "the nicest guy." Authorities say they don't know why he was shot.
By Aviva Shen on December 5, 2013
Police shot two bystanders in Times Square when aiming for an unarmed man who was weaving through traffic. Now they're saying he made them do it.