In 1991, a neo-Nazi white supremacist gang was terrorizing the streets of Los Angeles. The reason these violent thugs could run amok was because they were deputies at the Lynwood Sheriff’s station.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
In 1989, Clarence Moses-EL, who is African-American, was sentenced to 48 years in prison after a woman said she dreamed he was the man who raped and beat her in the dark.
Judge Barry Williams declared a mistrial on Wednesday in the case of William Porter, the first of six officers to be tried for the death of Freddie Gray due to injuries he received in the back of a police van.
Robert Hinton, 28, was due to receive a massive police brutality settlement, but just before midnight on Thursday – the day before the settlement was scheduled to pay out – he was mysteriously killed.
In September 2012, a man named Terry Williams was in the final throes of an effort to survive a death sentence imposed on him for a crime he’d committed a few months after his 18th birthday.
The city of Fullerton agreed Monday on a $4.9 million settlement in the death of Kelly Thomas, the transient man who died in 2011 following a rough arrest by Fullerton police.
Just seven months ago, this city was stunned by images of the lifeless body of Eduardo de Jesus, a 10-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer on the doorstep of his home.
Five Brazilian policemen have been arrested after mobile phone footage appeared to show an officer placing a gun in the hand of a teenager they had shot dead in a Rio de Janeiro favela.