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A Philadelphia police officer is under investigation after he shot a man through his car window while off duty. Joel Johnson, 28, is described by family and neighbors as an adult with special needs who is known for panhandling in the community. On Monday night, May 20, 2019, Johnson was begging for change from drivers…

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For many Blacks living in large urban areas, the police seem to be an ever-present occupying force. A force that is so deadly that an encounter with some beat cops could not only change your life forever but might end it as well. One such police force is the Baltimore Police Department. The department gained…

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There are many questions after a tragic courtroom shooting claimed the life of an unarmed teen defendant in Columbus, Ohio. Joseph Haynes,16, was in a domestic violence hearing, regarding a firearms charge and the placement of an ankle monitoring bracelet. According to Rick Minerd, investigations chief with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, some type of…

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A Cleveland, Ohio community is grieving and asking questions about the deadly shooting that claimed the life of Thomas Yatsko, 21, this past weekend. According to Cleveland.com, Yatsko was shot on Saturday, Jan. 13, but his immediate family was unaware of his death until hearing local news reports about the shooting this past Tuesday. Yatsko…

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A DeKalb County, Georgia, police officer is the subject of an internal investigation after a video showed him beating a homeless Black woman at a convenience store. Katie McCrary was at a Chevron gas station located in Decatur, Georgia, asking customers for money and the store owner reportedly called the police to have the woman removed…

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Deputy Nicholas Tullie was shot on July 17, 2016, by Gavin Eugene Long, who shot six police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the wake of the shooting of unarmed 37-year-old Alton Sterling by White cops. Long killed three officers and three survived. Long, who was honorably discharged from the Marines, was shot dead on his 29th…

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A Bakersfield, California, police officer is on administrative leave as investigators try to determine why he shot an unarmed senior citizen with dementia. Bakersfield police Sgt. Gary Carruesco stated to media that at about 12:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a man brandishing a handgun in the 7900 block of Silver Birch Avenue, a…

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In 2014, people were shocked when video emerged of an encounter between unarmed Black driver Levar Jones and South Carolina State Trooper Sean Groubert in Columbia, South Carolina. The encounter occurred at a gas station where Jones was getting out of his car too walk into the store and Groubert demanded to see Jones’ drivers license.…

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The police shooting of Akai Gurley in November 2014 was exceptionally tragic. Gurley, an unarmed father, was walking up a dark stairwell in a Brooklyn apartment complex when he was shot by NYPD officer Peter Liang. Gurley was not a criminal and was doing nothing illegal, but Liang was an inexperienced rookie cop who claimed…

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Radazz Hearn, the 14-year-old Black teen shot by police seven times while fleeing will be charged according to police. Law enforcement officials have stated that Hearns pointed a gun at police while running with two of his friends. One of the friends stated to police that Hearns did in fact have a gun, which was recovered at the scene…

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Radazz Hearns, 14, of Trenton, New Jersey, is lucky to be alive. The unarmed teen was shot seven times by police last week while he was running away. According to Hearns’ family, police jumped out of an unmarked vehicle and ran after him and two friends. The teens were just walking down the street when police…

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A tragedy occurred this week that seems to have escaped the mainstream media news cycle. On Sunday, Indianapolis police shot and killed an unarmed black teen suspected of a carjacking. The teen has been identified as 15-year-old Andre Green. Authorities stated that Green was shot when he “drove a vehicle” at officers. Green’s death makes him…

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A police officer in Arlington, Texas shot and killed unarmed Black college student Christian Taylor after a reported burglary at a car dealership in the Dallas area. According to the police, Taylor drove his SUV through the showroom windows of the Classic Buick GMC dealership after midnight this past Friday. When officers responded to the call, they…

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It’s bad enough that Black men in New York are subjected to unlawful “stop and frisk” by the NYPD, but a new video shows that there are officers who take it a step further. A video was uploaded to YouTube recently that shows one cop actually starting a fight with an unarmed detained suspect.  The…

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