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Autopsy Reveals Black Man Shot Five Times in the Back By Utah Cops

In the last 10 years, American police have killed more people than both the Iraq War and ebola – and 22-year-old Darrien Hunt is one of the most recent. Saratoga Springs, Utah – Darrien was a comic and anime fan, an artists who’d just attended the Salt Lake City Comic Con a week before. In [...]

Due to Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager, missing court appearances after gong into hiding, a half of dozen felony cases are to be dismissed, or have been already. The Associated Press reports: A review by county prosecutors of drug arrests involving the Ferguson police officer who killed [...]

The Philadelphia cop will face disciplinary action for telling a teenage boy he would “beat the shit out of” him for looking him in his “fucking eye.” NBC Philly reports the teens in the video were walking home when the unnamed 19th District officer confronted one of them. Neither the police department nor Damaris Abercrombie, who posted [...]

A West Virginia State Police Trooper accidentally shot himself while cleaning an off-duty weapon on Monday at the State Police Academy in Institute. According to WSAZ, Lt. Michael Baylous, spokesman for the State Police, said there was an accidental discharge of the weapon and the trooper shot himself in the hand and wrist area. The [...]

An 18-year-old killed in early October by a St. Louis police officer was shot from several times from behind, an autopsy reveals. Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht, who conducted the autopsy at the request of Vonderrit Myers Jr.’s family, outlined his findings at a news conference. Attorneys for the family say the findings suggest that Myers [...]

A Missouri state senator was arrested Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri in the latest round of protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, NBC reports. Jamilah Nasheed, a Democratic State Senator from St. Louis, was arrested outside the police station for walking and standing in the street in violation of a city [...]

Police, it seems, have been overstepping the boundaries between law enforcement and brutality excessively this year, from the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., to the choking death of asthmatic Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y. Incidents like these have overshadowed other common police tactics, and for obvious reasons, but that doesn’t mean the [...]

Amanda Henderson and her husband’s beloved dog was shot and killed by Cleburne police. “I see a murder,” The Texas woman said after seeing a video of the incident. “I see him murdering my puppy, our family.” It August police responded to a report of Henderson’s pit bulls aggressively roaming the neighborhood. They’d escaped from [...]

A St.Louis police officer called an activist’s boss in an attempt to get her fired, so she filed a formal complaint “to return the favor.” According to the officer’s union he was within his rights. The police department says it is investigating the matter. Leigh Maibes, a real estate agent who tweets under the alias “Short [...]

On October 8, an off-duty police officer shot 18-year-old Vonderrick Myers, sparking off a wave of violent protests in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis when initial witness reports claimed Myers was unarmed. In an area still fraught with tension over the unresolved case of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, citizens were already on [...]

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