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Philadelphia police on Monday identified the officer who shot a 25-year-old Ethiopian immigrant Wednesday in West Philadelphia. Officer Kevin Pfeifer, a four-year department veteran working in the 18th District, fired multiple shots at Kaleb Belay in the 4900 block of Hazel Avenue, police said in a news release. Belay has been charged with aggravated assault, […]

Two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot an armed suspect after a foot chase last month will not face criminal charges in the killing, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said in a statement. Thurman Blevins, 31, was shot on June 23 after police received a call of a man firing a handgun into the air […]

Rodney James Hess, 36, was fatally shot by a Tennessee police official on Thursday.

Footage from a body camera worn by Officer Sarah Stumler shows that Bruce Warrick was unarmed when she shot him.

Relatives of unarmed Fort Washington, Maryland, motorcyclist Terrence Sterling say an officer shot him in the neck and back.

Milwaukee prosecutors charge the ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith with homicide. Video evidence shows that Smith threw away his weapon before being fatally shot.

Many are outraged that an officer under investigation for fatal shootings was returned to street duty. Officials claim it was a mistake.

The father of Alfred Olango announces the launch of a police reform organization. It seeks to prevent unnecessary police shootings.

Dash cam recording contradicts the police officer's statements that Crutcher wouldn't show her his hands, in fact, they were up in the air.

Award-winning author and film producer Evie Rhodes has written several books about the tragedies and senseless violence in our communities.  Her most recent novel turned movie, Expired, highlights a mother’s struggle to cope with the death of her son. On May 20th, Rhodes’ 24-year-old son James Rhodes, was shot and killed in Camden, New Jersey. This tragic […]

The L.A. County Sheriff admitted that a deputy fatally shot an innocent man. He was unarmed and mistaken for a carjacker.

Detective Gordon's comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.