police misconduct

A federal investigation has been opened after body camera footage captured Sgt. Eric Huxley stomping on Jermaine Vaughn's face.
One of the new laws will allow the state to decertify police over misconduct, essentially banning them from law enforcement.
Authorities said William Harvey, 60, killed himself while left alone in a police interview room.
A dozen officers mistakenly stormed social worker Anjanette Young's home in 2019 and handcuffed her while she was naked.
Bodycam footage shows that 13-year-old Adam Toledo had his hands up when he was shot dead by a Chicago police officer – despite initial claims that he was holding a gun.
The legislation bans police chokeholds and no-knock warrants, requires data collection on police encounters and ends qualified immunity.
Kenny Walker's attorneys argue that Kentucky's stand-your-ground laws should have protected him from being charged after police killed his girlfriend.
The Justice in Policing Act would limit legal protections for police and create a national database of excessive-force incidents, among other changes.
If you observe misconduct or abuse by law enforcement, here's how to stay safe while doing your part in the fight against injustice.
Critics say victims of the controversial police tactic are often violated in multiple ways.