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2 Officers in Shooting of Ezell Ford Sue LAPD, Claiming Racial Discrimination

August 5, 2016
Two Los Angeles police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles in 2014 sued the city Wednesday, alleging they are being kept from returning to field duty due to racial discrimination and retaliation.

Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate in Racial Discrimination Case

May 23, 2016
The Supreme Court ruled Monday morning in favor of a death row inmate in a case concerning race discrimination in jury selection.

Mayor Says Chicago to Immediately Implement Some Police Bias Task Force Reforms

April 21, 2016
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that the city will immediately implement about one-third of the recommendations from a scathing police accountability task force report that charged the nation's second-largest police department was beset by systemic racism.

Video: Black U.S. Citizen Seeks Refugee Status in Canada

November 3, 2015
A U.S. citizen has argued before Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board in Vancouver that he should be granted refugee status over fears that he will be killed in his home country by police because he is black.

Black U.S. Citizen Seeks Refugee Status in Canada

November 3, 2015
A U.S. citizen has argued before Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board in Vancouver that he should be granted refugee status over fears that he will be killed in his home country by police because he is black. More Here.

Video: Seattle Officer Fired for Bias Case

September 17, 2015
A Seattle Police Department officer involved in the wrongful arrest of an elderly man with a golf club was fired Tuesday.

Seattle Officer Fired for Bias Case

September 17, 2015
A Seattle Police Department officer involved in the wrongful arrest of an elderly man with a golf club was fired Tuesday. More Here.

Fired African-American Officer Sues Washington Town for $5 Million

April 21, 2015
Gerry Pickens, 28, alleges he suffered racist jokes, different treatment from the entirely white rest of the force and an undeserved dismissal at the end of his first-year probationary period with the Orting Police Department.

Video: Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014
In a CBS News interview, a group of four police chiefs discussed excessive force, diversity within police forces, and the dangers of law enforcement.

4 Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014
In a CBS News poll, 54 percent of African-Americans said they've been targets of police discrimination. It's an issue CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues explored with a group of four police chiefs. More Here.

4 Calif. Black Officers Claim Bias by Black Chief

November 18, 2013
Days after then-Chief Ron Davis of the East Palo Alto (Calif.) Police Department announced last month that he was leaving for a high-profile federal job in Washington, D.C., four African-American officers filed a racial discrimination complaint against him.

Tawana Brawley Begins Pay Out for Rape Hoax

August 6, 2013
The New York woman who falsely accused six white men of a racially motivated rape and assault in 1987 has been paying restitution to a prosecutor since February for defamation.

DOJ Demands $12.5M Payout for LASD Racial Harassment

July 2, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has ordered the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and others to pay $12.5 million to Antelope Valley residents it says were victims of harassment and intimidation by deputies.

DOJ: L.A. Sheriff's Deputies Targeted Blacks

July 1, 2013
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has agreed to make changes, after a two-year Department of Justice probe uncovered "widespread" unlawful detentions and searches of blacks, Latinos, and other residents of subsidized housing.

Ga. Chief Cleared of Racial Slur

May 15, 2013
A veteran Columbus (Ga.) Police officer has resigned after his claim that his chief racially slurred a county marshal was refuted. Officer Jeff Foxx resigned Thursday, after he failed a polygraph test regarding his claim that Chief Rickey Boren used the "N" word.

Calif. Students Accuse LAPD of Racial Bias After Party

May 7, 2013
USC students protested Monday against the Los Angeles Police Department and accused its officers of racial bias for breaking up two raucous parties early Saturday near campus.

'Cops' Moves from Fox To Spike

May 6, 2013
Television's longest-running series moved to the Spike network after Fox canceled the police reality show Monday. "Cops" will wrap up its 25th season later this month and restart in September on Spike with new episodes.

Embattled La. Sheriff Denounces Critics As Racist

April 16, 2013
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has questioned critics of his jail management style, implying to a local media outlet that their criticism is racially motivated.

LAPD Faces $2.4M Payouts To Black, Lesbian Officers

March 28, 2013
The city of Los Angeles is facing payouts of $1.2 million and $1.24 million to LAPD officers who sued the department, claiming discrimination, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Chris Dorner: The Injustice Collector

March 5, 2013

Southern California cop killer Christopher Dorner was an injustice collector. If you read his lengthy and rambling manifesto, you will see that he filed away every little slight, real or imagined, and compiled an enemies list of people he wanted to pay back.

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