Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. was just 13 years old when he was killed by “Robocop” Brian George on Sept. 27, 1994. Nicholas, an honor student at Nathan Hale Middle School, was playing in a stairwell at the Gowanus Houses where he lived in Brooklyn, N.Y. The 18th annual Nicholas Heyward Jr. Day of Remembrance was held on Aug. 25. The next day Nicholas would have been 31.
Author: Larry Fedja
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) will investigate how a man died after being transferred from a police station to a court. Billy Salton died on 9 July, three days after collapsing at Stockport Magistrates Court, Greater Manchester.
The Lucasville 5 are five prisoners who were framed for the murder of snitches and guards in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot. The 1993 riot and hostage taking was one of the longest in u.s. prison history, and yet it ended relatively peacefully.
Scotland Yard today faces claims of a secret campaign from inside the highest ranks of the force to oust the former Commissioner Ian Blair – a civil war that pitted senior colleagues against one another and undermined its leadership during one of the most tumultuous periods in its history.
Death penalty cases show the reality of U.S. criminal ‘justice’ The story: A Black factory worker is charged with the 1989 murder of a white police officer in Georgia. Although no conclusive physical evidence ties him to the crime, he is convicted and sentenced to death. He continually proclaims his innocence.
Investigations have been reopened into the death of a man whose charred body was found in north London, after concerns were raised by his family. The body of bus driver Kester David was found under a railway arch in Broomfield Lane, in July 2010.
London’s Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has announced his intention to install CCTV cameras in all police cars and vans. This has been a demand of the families of those who have died in police custody for many years.
Family members of Erik Scott, who was shot and killed by officers outside a Costco store in 2010, dropped their lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday, ending one of the most controversial chapters in the agency’s history.