police misconduct

When a Cop Pulled a Gun on an Unarmed Teen, This Mom Fought Back—and Won

When a Cop Pulled a Gun on an Unarmed Teen, This Mom Fought Back—and Won

January 10, 2019

After an off-duty police officer pulled a gun on her 16-year old son waiting for a bus without saying he was a cop, Erica Hamlett successfully battled the system to have the officer held accountable

A Black Cop Got Drug Dealers Jobs, Law Enforcement has Pursued Him Ever Since

A Black Cop Got Drug Dealers Jobs, Law Enforcement has Pursued Him Ever Since

December 16, 2018

Prosecutors have pledged to retry Pocomoke City’s first black police chief Kelvin Sewell for failure to cite a driver who hit two parked cars despite strong support for his community policing strategy

In First Black Police Chief’s Appeal, Judges Weigh Prosecutorial Misconduct, Discrimination

February 14, 2018

Former Police Chief Kelvin Sewell appeals his misconduct conviction, arguing that he was prosecuted in retaliation for a discrimination complaint. Maryland Court of Special Appeals judges press a state prosecutor for answers

Chile

May 1, 2013
A massive student demonstration raises demand to end economic policies created under Pinochet Dictatorship