By Michael Barone | 09/05/14 05:06 PM
The New York Times has an interesting story on the divergence between the percentage of white residents and the percentage of whites in a municipality's police force.
09/05/14 02:45 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A judge has dismissed two remaining charges against a former Orange County sheriff's deputy who was accused of allowing a convicted murderer to have his wife join him in jail for sex in exchange for bribes. City News Service reports the judge on Friday cited...
09/04/14 05:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are launching a pilot program to test officer-worn cameras. Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday that the New York Police Department will distribute 60 of the devices to patrol officers in the coming weeks. Bratton called the cameras "the next...
09/04/14 05:15 PM
NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) — An inmate charged in the 2011 fatal shooting of a Northeast Texas sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to murder and avoided a capital murder trial. A capital murder trial of Tucker Strickland was to begin Friday in New Boston. Instead, he accepted in a plea deal...
By Larry Elder | 09/04/14 03:34 PM
The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.
By Brian Hughes | 09/04/14 03:14 PM
The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/04/14 11:35 AM
Civil rights groups are hailing the federal investigation as a major victory for those sharply questioning the circumstances surrounding the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 07:26 PM
A Tea Party Republican has teamed up with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus on a bill to place limits on a Pentagon program providing surplus military equipment to local police around the country.
09/01/14 05:15 AM
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister is expected to expand powers to combat terrorism in hopes of preventing attacks by Islamist militants returning for terror training in the Middle East. David Cameron is unveiling a new package of legislation in the House of Commons on Monday. Talks with...
08/30/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Officers shouldn't be held responsible for the death of a drugged-out man in police custody, the head of a police union said Saturday. The New York Police Department said Friday it was being investigated by Manhattan prosecutors for the July 13 death of Ronald Singleton. The...
08/29/14 09:45 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California are investigating allegations that an off-duty officer beat a woman with a baseball bat. Walnut Creek Police said Friday it is conducting an internal investigation into claims that Officer Gregory Thompson was involved in the beating in...
08/29/14 09:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The death of a drugged, emotionally disturbed man restrained by police near St. Patrick's Cathedral has been ruled a homicide. The medical examiner's office cited "physical restrain by police" Friday as a factor in Ronald Singleton's July 13 death. The medical examiner says the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/29/14 01:59 PM
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and his Senate counterpart, Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said the administration “quietly made several changes” this summer to its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
08/29/14 01:45 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston FBI is warning the public about "virtual kidnapping" schemes in which a telephone caller demands payment for the return of a family member or friend when no actual kidnapping has taken place. The FBI said Friday that perpetrators may be targeting medical...
By Kelly Cohen | 08/28/14 04:35 PM
19 days after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Hillary Clinton speaks about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
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