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Charges Dropped Against All Officers in Freddie Gray Case

July 27, 2016
Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history.

Florida Deputy Dies in Custody After Birthday Celebration in Bar

May 10, 2016
Deputy Willard "Truck" Truckenmiller died from an unknown medical episode after being cut off and kicked out of Shores Bar and Grill early Tuesday morning where he was enjoying his birthday with friends.

Response to Psycho-Medical Emergencies

January 28, 2016

Psycho-medical emergencies are serious, life threatening events that can rapidly degrade to sudden in-custody death incidents if not handled properly.

Grand Jury Issues No Indictments Over Sandra Bland's Death in Texas Jail

December 22, 2015
After listening to reams of evidence in three lengthy sessions, the grand jury decided not to indict anyone in Sandra Bland’s death, nor any of the employees at the Waller County Jail, where she died in custody back in July. The medical examiner ruled it a suicide, saying she hanged herself in her cell. More Here.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Sanders Says Bland Wouldn't Have Died in Jail If She Was White

December 22, 2015
Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, said that Bland would be alive if she were white.

Video: Grand Jury Issues No Indictments Over Sandra Bland's Death in Texas Jail

December 22, 2015
After listening to reams of evidence in three lengthy sessions, the grand jury decided not to indict anyone in Sandra Bland’s death, nor any of the employees at the Waller County Jail, where she died in custody back in July. The medical examiner ruled it a suicide, saying she hanged herself in her cell.

Inside the Baltimore PD's Freddie Gray Investigation

October 9, 2015
As massive protest marches continued across Baltimore, the pressure was building inside police headquarters, and Commissioner Anthony W. Batts wanted answers — fast. Near midnight on a cool April night, he pressed six top commanders sitting at a conference table for details about Freddie Gray’s death.

Video: Shoplifting Suspect Dies in Custody of Indianapolis Police

September 28, 2015
Terrell Day, 18, died in the back of a police ambulance on Saturday after twice complaining of breathing issues during his arrest, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Judge Denies Change of Venue Motion in Trial of Baltimore Officers for Freddie Gray Death

September 10, 2015
Defense lawyers for the officers had argued before Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams that intense publicity made it impossible to hold a fair trial in Baltimore.

Case Against Baltimore Officers in Freddie Gray Death Heads to Court

August 31, 2015
A "Security/Media Protocol Order" from the Circuit Court's administrative judge outlined heightened security at the courthouse, specific restrictions on members of the news media and expected courtroom decorum. The Baltimore sheriff's office, meanwhile, plans to ensure order with "an increased presence" of deputies inside and outside Courtroom 234, a windowless space on the second floor of Courthouse East.

No Charges Against Officers In Maryland Stun Gun Death

August 7, 2015
Five police officers involved in the stun-gun-related death of a home invasion suspect won't be criminally charged, citing that the man died from drug-induced "excited delirium in the setting of police restraint."

Sandra Bland's Family to Sue State Trooper After Jail Death

August 4, 2015
An attorney for the family of a woman found dead in a Texas county jail three days after a confrontation with a state trooper says a lawsuit will be filed against the trooper.

Second Person Dies in Houston Police Custody in 2 Weeks

July 28, 2015
A 29-year-old woman died in police custody in Houston Sunday, police said, marking the second custody death in the city in less than 10 days.

Ohio Woman's In-Custody Death Under Investigation

July 28, 2015
Cleveland Heights police say Jones attacked her ex Friday outside of a Save-A-Lot. They say she broke his car window and try to smash the windshield with a tire iron, which police say she then turned on Brandon, hitting his arm.

Sandra Bland's Death Ruled Suicide By Hanging

July 23, 2015
The cause of Sandra Bland's death was hanging; the manner of death was suicide, a prosecutor told reporters, citing preliminary autopsy results.

LAPD Officer Gets 36 Months in Jail in Assault Caught On Video

July 23, 2015
A Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to 36 months in jail Thursday for assaulting a South L.A. woman in an incident that was caught on video by a police cruiser camera.

Video: Footage, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

July 21, 2015
Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell.

Video, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

July 21, 2015
Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell. More Here.

Officer Involved Death of Mississippi Horse Trainer Sparks Protests

July 20, 2015
The officer's attorney, Bill Ready Jr., said Sanders had what appeared to be illegal drugs and grabbed the officer's gun during a struggle.

Nine Georgia Deputies Fired After 22-Year-Old's Death

May 11, 2015
Nine Georgia deputies have been fired following the death of a 22-year-old in an isolation cell in January.
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