Police State

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
In the direct aftermath of Michael Brown's death in August 2014, police in Ferguson , Missouri displayed inconsistent leadership, used ineffective strategies to respond to protests, and failed to understand endemic problems within the community—among other shortcomings—according to a new report published Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
London's Metropolitan Police in riot gear. (Photo: Chris JL/cc/flickr)
A London officer late Sunday shot and killed a local Enfield man in what...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Law enforcement officials in Texas are still trying to determine the identity...


Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."