Ferguson Slammed With Lawsuit by Department of Justice

Ferguson Slammed With Lawsuit by Department of Justice

The Department of Justice is filing a civil lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, due to the numerous constitutional violations conducted by of the Ferguson Police Department. The civil lawsuit is happening one day after the city refused a negotiated deal that would have reformed the police department, which has been under […]

Toronto Police Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder [Video]

Toronto Police Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder [Video]

A Toronto jury on Jan. 25, 2016, found Constable James Forcillo guilty of attempted murder in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on July 27, 2013. The teenager was shot by Const. Forcillo while aboard a Toronto streetcar. Forcillo vehemently denied the charges of second-degree murder and attempted murder during the two-year long trial, […]

Excessive Force Is Not Just a Law Enforcement Issue

Excessive Force Is Not Just a Law Enforcement Issue

Excessive force is not just a law enforcement issue. It is an issue that affects all Americans. There have been many issues of excessive force in law enforcement, just as there have been many instances of excessive force against law enforcement. The bill that many lawmakers of both Republican and Democratic persuasion, sponsor would require […]