The agreement also includes several reforms aimed at preventing reckless drug raids based on dubious evidence.
Roderick Walker told deputies that he didn't need an ID since he wasn't driving.
The former Minneapolis police officer, who kneeled on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes, says two other cops failed to de-escalate the situation.
Excessive force is certainly an issue. So is overcriminalization.
"I believe there is sufficient evidence of a clearly established Fourth Amendment violation," writes the dissenting judge.
Trying to distract attention from the deadly corruption in his own department, Art Acevedo demands "action at the national level."
Tau Thao repeatedly dismissed bystanders' concerns as his colleagues used a fatal prone restraint.
The results reflect the impact of increasing publicity about police abuses.
The 2012 internal affairs report complaint was filed by a use-of-force instructor who warned the advice could lead to lawsuits.
A National Guard officer will testify that the June 1 clearing of protesters outside the White House was "an unnecessary escalation of the use of force" and "deeply disturbing."
Judge Orders Federal Officers in Portland To Stop Harassing and Assaulting Journalists and Legal Observers
U.S. District Judge Michael Simon reminds the feds that they are bound by the First Amendment.
Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
The report found it was "not uncommon for Narcotics Bureau officers to write false or incomplete narratives that justify their uses of force."
The answer speaks volumes about the extent to which that doctrine protects police officers from liability for outrageous conduct.
She would still be alive if politicians did not insist on using violence to enforce their pharmacological prejudices.
These reforms would protect all Americans while reducing racial disparities in policing.
The Guilt or Innocence of the Cop Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Has Nothing to Do With George Floyd's Death
The felony murder charge against Garrett Rolfe hinges on whether he reasonably believed Brooks posed a threat.
One need not believe every cop is a bigot to recognize that the problem goes beyond a few "bad apples."
That uniform rule is different from the policies favored by Donald Trump and House Democrats.
Every encounter with armed agents of the state has the potential to end tragically, which is a good reason to minimize such encounters.
Will progressives alienate allies and squander this opportunity for change?
Will the Cops Who Killed Kenneth Chamberlain After Illegally Breaking Into His Apartment Ever Be Held Accountable?
Responding to a medical alert they knew was erroneous, White Plains officers killed the man they supposedly were trying to help.
The criminal complaints against Derek Chauvin and three other officers rely on expansive liability principles that reformers usually oppose.
Sometimes a "few bad apples" is systemic rot.
From tighter use-of-force rules to eliminating qualified immunity, here are some reforms that could make a real difference.
Two Buffalo police officers have been suspended and the man is in the hospital.
And that means breaking through the "blue wall of silence."
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
Minneapolis police said George Floyd died after he "appeared to be suffering medical distress."
The LAPD released body camera footage of Frank Hernandez's use-of-force incident.
The incident is just the latest in a string of excessive force incidents involving school resource officers around the country.
The deputy now faces possible criminal charges.
Inmates complained for years that they were in fear for their lives. Now one of them is a quadriplegic.
Now he's being sued for another act of excessive force.
The most unusual thing about Jeffrey Epstein dying in a federal jail was how quickly the Justice Department sprang into action to investigate it.
The legislation moves forward following a compromise with law enforcement groups.
After police killed an unarmed man in a backyard in Sacramento, outrage led to greater transparency about officer conduct.
Body cam footage shows the officer getting chewed out by his supervisor shortly afterward.
His crime? Refusing to sit down.
Six-year veteran of the force sprayed several motorcyclists and documented it in his report.
Give an officer a Taser, and he or she will find reasons to use it.
In Wake of Fatal Shooting, Louisville Cops Shut Down Station Rather Than Meet With Local Police-Reform Advocates
Recent incidents in Louisville reflect a wave of "officer-involved shootings" and community-cop issues in Kentucky and Southern Ohio cities.
Poll: Americans Want Congress to Vote on Military Force Before Midterms, Say an Ebola Outbreak Is Likely and Kids Should Be Required to Get Vaccinations
Reason-Rupe finds the public wants Congress to return to DC to vote on ISIS now and is split between raising taxes and cutting spending to pay for the latest war
After tasing him first.