Police Brutality

Attorneys and activists say that a Mississippi sheriff was "complicit" in the criminal acts of deputies he oversaw.
A federal judge has given prison terms of about 10 to 40 years to six white officers for an hourslong “egregious and despicable" attack.
Christian Dedmon was the fourth former sheriff’s deputy sentenced in the 2003 attacks on Michael Corey Jenkins and Eddie Terrell Parker.
Devin Thompson, 21, is dealing with life-threatening damage from the shooting and intends to seek $50 million, his attorneys say.
Niani Finlayson called police for help during a domestic incident. They fatally shot her within seconds.
“The fact that you cannot put any finger on any type of real change is deafening," said one Memphis activist.
The notorious murder of 20-year-old Cara Knott — and the bizarre way her killer was caught — still sends chills down the spines of Southern Californians.
Federal prosecutors accuse Brett Hankison, a former officer, of violating the Constitution and using excessive force in the raid that killed the 26-year-old.
Michael Owen, a Maryland officer, killed William Green while he was handcuffed in a police car in 2020. A jury later acquitted Owen.
The officer in Reform, Alabama, has been placed on administrative leave.