Former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng are charged with failing to provide medical care to George Floyd as Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck.
Some 458 officers died in the line of duty, making 2021 the deadliest year since 1930. The vast majority of deaths — 301 — are attributed to COVID-19, followed by firearm and traffic incidents.
The controversial legal defense protects police from liability when accused of misconduct. Advocates have called for the court or Congress to reform the doctrine.
After the murder of George Floyd, Minneapolis leaders pledged to dismantle the city's police department. Residents disagree on what that should look like.
The Greensboro Police Department is getting a boost from city leaders to help address a surge in violent crime in the community.
More than two dozen off-duty officers attended the pro-Trump rally. Many celebrated on social media at the time. But now they could face federal charges and find themselves out of a job.
In Locking Up Our Own, James Forman Jr. explains the role that Black leaders, from prosecutors to legislators, have played in mass incarceration—and why it's more complicated than meets the eye.
Protests emerged around the country after no police officers were charged directly over the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville. Here's a selection of pictures of demonstrations nationwide.
"You don't get to shoot somebody 21 times," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said of the deadly encounter in April. "I cannot defend that."