A Cincinnati police officer has been indicted on murder charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist, stopped because of a missing front license plate.
Month: July 2015
A Los Angeles police officer has been sentenced to three years in jail for assaulting a woman who died shortly after a 2012 arrest that was caught on video.
Theresa May [announced] plans on Thursday to launch an independent review of deaths in police custody as she vows to stamp out the “evasiveness and obstruction” suffered by families.
Two police officers have been cleared of breaching professional standards over the death of Philmore Mills, 57, who was undergoing treatment at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, Berkshire.
No one should end up dead for failure to properly signal a lane change. However, this is exactly what has happened to Sandra Bland, who was pulled over in Texas.
Last Friday, an African-American woman was returning home from a job interview in Waller County, Texas, when she was stopped by police.
Susan Alexander, Azelle Rodney’s mother, has asked for an “unreserved apology” from the IPPC for conducting a “wholly inadequate investigation” into the shooting of her son.
The home secretary has refused to allow the use of water cannon in England and Wales – a year after three of them were bought by the Met Police. She said they had “the capacity to cause harm”.