Tag: Police

Hearing set for guilty plea of former Muncie police officer

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MUNCIE, Ind. — A former Muncie police officer is expected to plead guilty next month in connection with a federal investigation of excessive force...

Report: Black man’s killing by Louisiana police justified

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BATON ROUGE, La. — State police have released a report saying officers in a south Louisiana city police department were justified in last year's...

2019 death after Vegas arrest draws Floyd family, lawyer

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LAS VEGAS — Members of George Floyd’s family and their attorney said Thursday they support a federal excessive force, wrongful death and civil rights...

Family files $30M suit over deputies’ shooting of Black man

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The family of an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in North Carolina says he died because of the officers'...

Police officer charged with murder in stepson’s death

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CURTIS BAY, Md. — A Baltimore police officer has been charged with murder in the death of his teenaged stepson, whose body was found...

Missouri governor OKs police chokehold, accountability bills

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday signed bills that would increase police accountability, limit the use of officer chokeholds and, critics...

Virginia jury awards $300k to Black woman injured by officer

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RICHMOND, Va. — A jury in Virginia has awarded $300,000 in damages to a Black woman who sued a police officer for excessive force...

Ousted Milwaukee chief reaches settlement with city

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MILWAUKEE — Ousted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales has reached a tentative settlement with city officials and plans to return to his post within...

Ex-St. Louis cop sentenced in beating of undercover officer

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ST. LOUIS — A former St. Louis police officer was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in prison for his role in the...

Biden to talk crime with city, police leaders nationwide

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will host New York City's Democratic mayoral candidate and other city and law enforcement leaders from around the country...