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Phoenix Police Officer to be Fired Over Controversial Shoplifting Stop

The decision comes after cell phone video was released showing an officer sweeping the leg of a handcuffed man, later identified as Dravon Ames.

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Texas Officer Resigns After Fatal Shooting of Woman in Her Home

Police Chief Ed Kraus said he intended to fire Officer Aaron Dean, who had been on the force since April 2018, on Monday morning, but Dean resigned first.

Researchers: White Officers Not More Likely to Shoot Minority Suspects

“There are so many examples of people saying that when black citizens are shot by police, it’s white officers shooting them. In fact, our findings show no support for the idea that white officers are biased in shooting black citizens.”

South Bend Mayor and Presidential Candidate Buttigieg: "It's Not Anti-Police to be Pro-Racial Justice"

"One of the things that I really need to continue conveying to our police officers is that it is not anti-police to be pro-racial justice," Buttigieg said in Chicago while speaking to press at the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition International Convention Business Breakfast.

Florida Officer Fired Over Racist Remarks Given "Last Chance" to Save Job

An officer with the Boca Raton (FL) Police Department who was fired last spring for making reportedly racist remarks has been given a "last chance to salvage his employment," according to a disciplinary agreement that demoted him from sergeant to officer, downgraded his pay and required him to write a letter of apology to the black officer who initiated the complaint that led to his termination.

Colorado Officer Fired for Racial Slur to be Re-Hired

Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz said in a Facebook post that Lieutenant Charles DeShazer "made a highly inappropriate and racially inflammatory comment" but following an appeal to the Civil Service Commission, will be re-hired.

Video: Mayor Acknowledges Racism in Chicago Police Department

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel left open the possibility Wednesday of dismantling the city's police oversight agency and acknowledged that racism is a problem within the police force and other City Hall departments.

Mayor Acknowledges Racism in Chicago Police Department

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel left open the possibility Wednesday of dismantling the city's police oversight agency and acknowledged that racism is a problem within the police force and other City Hall departments. More Here.

"Django" Actress Ordered to Apologize to LAPD Officers for Accusing Them of Racism

The "Django Unchained" actress who was handcuffed after allegedly having sex with her boyfriend in a car has copped a plea ... and part of the deal is apologizing to the officer she accused of racism.

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Seattle Officer Suspended for Calling Suspect "Boy" During Pursuit

In-car video obtained by KIRO Radio shows a female officer pursuing a black male near Fourth Avenue and Union Street on October 7, 2013. The suspect, 32-year-old Kimo M. Warren, was being sought for a domestic violence incident. More Here.