Excessive Force

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

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.

The family of Terence Crutcher is demanding answers after a Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer shot and killed the 40-year-old last week.

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.

ANew York police officer on Friday was found guilty of misdemeanor assault charges after “gratuitously” stomping on the head of a suspect nearly two years ago, reports the New York Daily News. Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Alan Marrus said the officer, Joel Edouard, 37, “let down his fellow officers by losing his composure in an […]

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 […]

The San Antonio school district fires school police officer who body-slammed student. The superintendent said the officer's report is inconsistent with what the video shows.