Expert witnesses on behalf of police and prosecutors in court cases have come under scrutiny in recent years.
A Georgia sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a driver in a roadside struggle has been a part of other traffic stops that spiraled into violence.
They were arraigned on charges of murder, assault and other felonies. Tyre Nichols died three days after officers beat him following a Jan. 7 traffic stop.
Three Democratic representatives introduced a series of bills aiming to promote police accountability on Day 20. The lawmakers said the bills were inspired by the death of Tyre Nichols after Memphis police beat him.
Nichols died a few days after he was taken into custody by the Memphis Police, in a violent incident his family says left him "unrecognizable." Five officers have been fired.
Public health data experts have a new way to calculate the underreporting of people killed by police. Criminologists call the results "interesting" but are reserving judgment on the accuracy.
Black boys and girls ages 10-14 are injured at 5.3 and 6.7 times, respectively, the rate for white boys and girls, the study says., a new study shows.
NPR's Scott Simon remarks on this week's indictments in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. He had committed no crime, but police used a carotid hold on him and paramedics injected him with a sedative.
Montana now has six mobile crisis response teams — up from one in 2019 — with more in the works. Each team has a different makeup, but all use mental health support to diffuse tricky situations.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Last summer, police violence in communities across the country acted as rallying points for discussion over the role of law enforcement in our society. Now, the police killing of Daunte Wright amid the ongoing trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin spurs renewed demands for structural change.
Two lawsuits prepared by civil rights groups on behalf of marchers in last weekend's rally in Alamance County allege voter intimidation by law enforcement.
Payouts range from multi-million-dollars to far less but the financial impact is often overlooked. One argument in the protests over policing is that funds for police could be better used elsewhere.
After Austin cut millions from its police department, Gov. Greg Abbott is pushing to make cities pay a price for tightening law enforcement budgets.
Eurie Martin was tased to death by deputies in Washington County in 2017.
Andrea Ritchie, attorney and author, discusses how Black women's experiences with police violence are different from those of Black men and how they've been erased in the movement for racial justice.