Law Professor: Police Hold ‘Extraordinary’ Power Over Black People In Traffic Stops

A law professor and former federal prosecutor argues that police in Brooklyn Center, Minn., didn’t need to pursue Daunte Wright, who was killed by an officer who said she mistakenly shot him instead of using her Taser. “They have his license plate. They know where he lives,” says Georgetown law professor Paul Butler, author of… Continue reading Law Professor: Police Hold ‘Extraordinary’ Power Over Black People In Traffic Stops

Siblings arrested in Imo for allegedly beating their brother to death over their late father’s property

The police in Imo state have arrested two siblings over the death of their brother who was beaten during an argument over the sharing formula of their father’s property. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ikeokwu Orlando, states that on April 12, operatives of the Divisional Police headquarters in Owerri west… Continue reading Siblings arrested in Imo for allegedly beating their brother to death over their late father’s property

Black Army Lieutenant Sues Virginia Police Officers For Excessive Force

When a patrol car activated its siren and emergency lights behind Caron Nazario in December, the Army lieutenant says he was reluctant to immediately pull over. That stretch of road, just west of Norfolk, Va., was dark, and there didn’t seem to be anywhere to stop safely. So Nazario, who is Black and Latino, slowed… Continue reading Black Army Lieutenant Sues Virginia Police Officers For Excessive Force

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Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide

Police have uncovered a secret Instagram group named ‘suicide’ involving twelve girls, aged between 12 and 16 years old across southern England, where the young girls plan to have “suicidal crises” and “serious self-harm”. According to the BBC, the police investigation discovered the online group when three of the girls went missing and were found… Continue reading Police uncover secret Instagram group where teenage girls as young as 12 prepare and plan to commit suicide

Police Arrest Georgia Lawmaker As Governor Signs Law Overhauling Elections

State Rep. Park Cannon, D-Atlanta, is placed into the back of a Georgia State Capitol patrol car after being arrested by Georgia State Troopers at the Georgia State Capitol Building in Atlanta, Thursday, March 25, 2021. Cannon was arrested by Capitol police after she attempted to knock on the door of the Gov. Brian Kemp office during his remarks after he signed into law a sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections that includes new restrictions on voting by mail and greater legislative control over how elections are run. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Repeatedly knocking on the office door of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp got one state lawmaker arrested at the Capitol on Thursday. Democratic state Rep. Park Cannon, a Black woman, continued knocking on Kemp’s office door after Georgia State Patrol troopers instructed her to stop. She said later she was arrested for “fighting voter suppression.” A… Continue reading Police Arrest Georgia Lawmaker As Governor Signs Law Overhauling Elections

Lagos Commissioner of Police orders redeployment of police officers who arrested and detained activist, Tunde Abassa, for filming them while harassing a man

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered for immediate redeployment of CSP Francis Ani, the Divisional Police Officer, Onipanu Division of the Lagos State Police Command and some of his boys for the harassment and illegal detention of Tunde Abass and one Kabir Mohammed at Onipanu on Friday, 19th March, 2021.… Continue reading Lagos Commissioner of Police orders redeployment of police officers who arrested and detained activist, Tunde Abassa, for filming them while harassing a man

Police arrests eight suspected cultists in Anambra, recover arms and ammunition (photo)

Men of the Anambra state police command have arrested eight suspected cultists terrorizing the state. A statement released by DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the spokesperson of the state police command, the command’s operatives in conjunction with the military and other security agencies in the state, on March 23, raided a couple of criminal hideouts in Okija,… Continue reading Police arrests eight suspected cultists in Anambra, recover arms and ammunition (photo)

Police release mugshot of accused Colorado mass shooter, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa

Colorado police have released chilling mugshot of the man accused of killing 10 people in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, was arrested following a shootout with police in a King Sooper grocery store on Monday, March 22. The Syrian native is being held on 10 counts… Continue reading Police release mugshot of accused Colorado mass shooter, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa

Police open investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara after it was claimed Slavia player, Ondrej Kudela called him a ‘f****** monkey’

Police are now investigating racist abuse reported by Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara during his team’s Europa League defeat by Slavia Prague last Thursday March 18. Footage from the game showed Kudela covering his mouth before saying something to Kamara, who immediately reacted with fury. Kamara said he was the victim of ‘vile, racist abuse’ by… Continue reading Police open investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara after it was claimed Slavia player, Ondrej Kudela called him a ‘f****** monkey’

Eric Talley: Family And Colleagues Remember Police Officer Slain At Boulder Grocery

This photo tweeted by the Boulder Police Department late Monday, March 22, 2021, shows Officer Eric Talley. Police say multiple people have been killed in a shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colo., including Talley. (Courtesy of Boulder Police Department via AP)

Heartache and remembrances are pouring out for Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley, who was killed along with nine other people in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Boulder, Colo., on Monday. More details about the others who died at the King Soopers supermarket are expected to emerge on Tuesday, after police have had… Continue reading Eric Talley: Family And Colleagues Remember Police Officer Slain At Boulder Grocery

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