Sarasota deputies violated best practices and ethical standards for sting operations.
"There is absolutely no excuse for this incident," said Police Chief Edwin Kraus.
Mayor Betsy Price: "The gun is irrelevant. She was in her own home caring for an 8-year-old nephew. [Jefferson] was a victim."
The neighbor later said, "If I had never dialed the police department, she'd still be alive."
America's justice system should leave more room for mercy.
A 2017 Reason investigation found that black residents in Madison County felt under siege in their own neighborhoods.
Jury rejects attempt to claim she feared for her life and acted in self-defense.
Another example of the school-to-prison pipeline, which mislabels kids as criminals.
A court ruled that officers did not have enough information to know whether or not stealing violates the Constitution.
The lawsuit claims two cops yanked a woman's door open, then shot her two dogs when they ran outside.
Now he's being sued for another act of excessive force.
Houston's Police Chief Insists That Cops Who Executed a Deadly Drug Raid Based on Lies 'Had Probable Cause to Be There'
Although the warrant was based on a heroin purchase that never happened, Art Acevedo says, there was other, unmentioned evidence that would have justified a search.
Former DEA special agent Chad Scott has been convicted of perjury, obstruction of justice, and falsifying government records.
Jason Andrew McGilvray will resign from the federal agency.
Houston Police Union Finally Stops Backing Cop Who Instigated a Deadly Drug Raid With a Phony Affidavit
The Houston Police Officers' Union is no longer covering the legal fees of Gerald Goines, who faces two murder charges.
An outcome that's all too rare. Former police officer Matthew Johns attacked a suspect in September 2016, leaving the teen unconscious and with a severe concussion.
California's Top Court Finally Allows Law Enforcement Agencies to Share List of Problem Cops With Prosecutors
Powerful unions and state-mandated secrecy made it a fight to know about misconduct.
'I Still Think They're Heroes,' Houston's Police Chief Says of the Cops Who Killed a Couple During a Fraudulent Drug Raid
While the narcotics officers charged with murder and evidence tampering were bad eggs, Art Acevedo says, their colleagues acted "in good faith."
Ex-Sheriff and Failed Senate Candidate Joe Arpaio Announces He Will Run for Maricopa County Sheriff Again
Arpaio lost his re-election bid in 2016 and was later convicted of criminal contempt by a federal judge.
Gerald Goines justified the raid, which killed a middle-aged couple, based on a heroin purchase that apparently never happened.
The ruling once again shows the legal disgrace that is qualified immunity.
Simon Cheng Man-kit, a staffer at the British Consulate in Hong Kong, hasn't returned from a trip he took to mainland China nearly two weeks ago.
His death resulted from a violent confrontation that never should have happened.
An internal disciplinary hearing found him guilty of recklessly causing physical injury.
In a speech to police, Barr called for citizens to shut up and do what officers tell them to.
The Illinois boy now suffers from severe PTSD and will walk with a limp for the rest of his life, the lawsuit says.
The felony murder rule allows police to charge someone with a killing if they were an accomplice in a related crime.
Former Sergeant Scott Martin is a certified creep.
The Department of Justice calls puppycide an epidemic.
"I can't breathe" became a rallying cry for activists opposing police brutality.
From puppycide to homicide
Chanters demand NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo's firing.
The new law eliminates a loophole that allowed police to continue arresting people for something that was not supposed to be a crime anymore.
In one month, two sheriff's deputies in Florida have been arrested for fabricating drug evidence during traffic stops.
Police Faked Evidence and the Real Killers Confessed. But Missouri Still Imprisoned an Innocent Man for 24 Years.
Lamar Johnson is finally getting a new trial.
Plus: Behind the bipartisan war on internet speech, New York "decriminalizes" pot (but you'll still get fined), and more...
"If it were my client who behaved as they had, he would be on his way to prison."
'No One Will Hurt You,' a SWAT Officer Promised an Hour After Houston Cops Killed a Couple Falsely Accused of Selling Heroin
Evidence from the scene of the disastrous raid seems to contradict the official account.
The case is a perfect example of the overcriminalization of petty crimes.
Chicago Police Executed More Than 11,000 Search Warrants in Mostly Poor Neighborhoods Over 5-Year Period
As Chicago launches an internal probe of search warrants, new data shows where police are kicking in doors.