LA County Voters To Decide Whether To Earmark Over $360M Annually To Social ProgramsIf passed by voters, the amendment "to address the disproportionate impact of racial injustice" would be phased in by June 30, 2024.
Hundreds Gather In DTLA For Seventh Day To Protest Police Brutality, Demonstrators Arrested For Curfew ViolationsThe American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter to the city and county of Los Angeles, claiming the curfew orders exceed their authority and represented a violation of First Amendment rights to free speech.
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks Out Against Death Of George FloydNBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a social and political activist throughout his career, most recently defending nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
'Police Brutality Is Unacceptable': Southland Police Departments, LAPD Union Condemn Death Of George Floyd After LA ProtestJust one day after protestors took to the streets in downtown Los Angeles, several Southland police departments issued statements condemning the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis.
'Stop The Harassment:' Black Lives Matter Activists Hold 'Mass Rally For Justice' In HollywoodProtesters carried photos of their loved ones as they marched. Others held signs reading, "Stop the harassment," and "Stop police brutality."
White Ex-Texas Cop Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Killing Unarmed Black Teen Jordan EdwardsThe verdict marked an extremely rare murder conviction for shootings involving on-duty police officers.
In Rare Verdict, Former Texas Police Officer Convicted Of Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teen Jordan EdwardsFormer Texas police officer Roy Oliver has been found guilty of murder for shooting Jordan Edwards, an unarmed black teenager, in April 2017.
Police Officer Seen Punching Man On Video Indicted On Assault ChargesFormer Baltimore police officer Arthur Williams has been charged with first- and second-degree assault, as well as misconduct in office.
Video Of Baltimore Officer Beating A Man Leads To Cop's ResignationThe footage shows an officer throwing punches at man for 12 seconds.
Video Of Rough Arrest Near San Diego Goes Viral, Sparks InvestigationA viral video of a rough arrest near San Diego has prompted an internal investigation, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
Police Seen Breaking Man's Leg, Slamming Head Into Pavement In Newly Released Arrest VideoSix videos released Friday by the City of Pasadena show two police officers attempting to subdue Christopher Ballew at a gas station on Nov. 9 before it turned violent.
Big Names #TakeTheKnee In Response To President's Call For Firing Of Protesting NFL Players#TakeTheKnee took social media by storm over the weekend.
Caught On Video: Rough Arrest Or Justifiable Force?Cell phone video captures what appears to be officers using excessive force on a man at the end of a pursuit in Santa Ana.
2 Men Awarded $1.6M In Long Beach Police BeatingThe award stems from a dark and grainy cell phone video from six years ago showing two officers beating two men.
Tarantino Responds To Backlash From His Police Brutality Remarks: 'I'm Not A Cop Hater'Tarantino told the L.A.Times: "All cops are not murderers. I never said that." He said his critics are misrepresenting his comments and slandering him.