The family of Manuel Terán, who was shot and killed on the property of a planned police training center, are speaking publicly for the first time since the environmental activist died Jan 18.
Special prosecutors have decided to not prosecute two white Atlanta police officers who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks in 2020. Justin Miller, a lawyer for Brooks’s family, said the family will continue its fight for justice in civil court, where they have a lawsuit pending. Miller spoke with GPB's Peter Biello.
The family of a Georgia woman killed by gunfire as sheriff's deputies executed a drug warrant at her cousin's home have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the deadly raid violated the slain woman's civil rights.
The mother of a man shot more than 100 times is calling for the firing of one of the law enforcement officers that was involved in her son’s death.
Undercover Fremont police shot and killed Elena Mondragon in Northern California in March 2017. She was a passenger in a car at the time, according to a complaint filed by the family.
K'aun Green, a college student, took a weapon from a patron at a restaurant who was brandishing it at others inside, a lawsuit says. But police shot Green when they arrived.
Residents of Elizabeth City, N.C., are pressing for answers after a Black man, Andrew Brown Jr., was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy carrying out a search warrant on Wednesday.
The highly anticipated footage was released to the public on Thursday, more than two weeks after the seventh-grader was killed by an officer following an alleyway foot pursuit.
Fulton County D.A. Fani Willis says the actions of her predecessor have forced her to relinquish the police shooting case to another prosecutor.
The department announced that it found insufficient evidence to "support federal criminal charges" against Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
"This is what accountability looks like," Police Chief Tom Quinlan said Monday. "Mr. [Adam] Coy will now have to answer to the state investigators for the death of Andre Hill."
The Columbus Division of Police released silent video of the fatal shooting Wednesday. The officer who fired the shots has been placed on paid administrative leave.
The shooting of the as-yet unidentified man in Columbus is the second this month where officers' body cameras weren't switched on.
Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin said it will begin Friday, 10 p.m. and continue through Saturday, 5 a.m., citing the need to keep events under control, as the city braces for protests against police brutality.
The boy's mother says she called 911 to get help for her son, who was experiencing a mental health crisis. She says she told officers he was unarmed. No weapon was found.