police brutality

With 10 custodial deaths in four years, there is no let up in police excesses in Odisha

Kanungo feels that training on human rights and social behaviour must be given priority while law and order and investigation should be bifurcated in the State Police.  

published on : 21st November 2020

Police officers fatally shoot man in US' Mississippi 

As police approached, the man pointed a firearm at them and two officers engaged him, according to a news release from the Gulfport Police Department.

published on : 14th November 2020

Response on claims of police brutality sought by Madras HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court sought response from the State government on fresh allegations of police brutality raised by a an executive trustee of a Madurai-based NGO.

published on : 1st October 2020

US city to pay USD 12 million to Breonna Taylor's mother, reform police

Taylor's death sparked months of protests in Louisville and calls nationwide for the officers to be criminally charged.

published on : 16th September 2020

WATCH | Sheriff's Deputy caught on camera punching Black man in Georgia, fired

As Walker is handcuffed, the deputy who punched him tells the bystander that Walker bit him.

published on : 14th September 2020

Ex-cops blame one another, seek own trials in George Floyd's death

Prosecutors say all four officers should be tried together because the nature of the charges and evidence is similar and “it is impossible to evaluate any individual Defendant’s conduct in a vacuum.”

published on : 11th September 2020

Four US police officers in Houston fired after fatally shooting man in April this year

During a news conference, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo presented video footage from body cameras that showed 27-year-old Nicolas Chavez, who had already been shot and was bleeding.

published on : 11th September 2020

Police 'excesses' drive youth to suicide in Andhra Pradesh, SP denies charge of kin

Family members alleged that the police targeted the boy as he was the only one beaten, out of all his friends.

published on : 4th September 2020

Black National Convention puts spotlight on police brutality

It comes on the same day as a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington, where the families of an ever-growing list of police and vigilante violence victims will appear with civil rights leaders.

published on : 28th August 2020

Kenosha protesters, police clash again after Black man shot

The southeastern Wisconsin city became the nation's latest flashpoint in a summer of racial unrest after cellphone footage of police shooting Jacob Blake

published on : 25th August 2020

Delhi cop suspended after video of him beating up boy surfaces online

In the video that went viral on social media, the constable who was on his night duty can be seen beating up the boy with a stick as another cop stood watching the act.

published on : 25th August 2020

Police brutality just one side of coin: Bombay HC on COVID-19 lockdown

Advocate Firdause Irani's counsel Gopal Sankarnarayan told the court on Monday that they have 13 videos showing police excesses on people while imposing the lockdown orders.

published on : 17th August 2020

Three UP cops shunted out for assaulting man in Greater Noida

A purported video of the incident that took place in Dhoom Manikpur village in Badalpur police area on Friday has surfaced on the social media.

published on : 8th August 2020

Rajasthan: 28-year-old man dies allegedly in police lock-up in, judicial probe ordered

The family members of the deceased man accused the police station of thrashing him severely leading to his death.

published on : 26th July 2020

Family of homeless Black man shot 22 times by police settles lawsuit

Wayne Jones was shot after police said the 50-year-old Stephens City, Virginia, resident shrugged off two jolts from a stun gun, fought with officers and stabbed one of them.

published on : 23rd July 2020
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