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Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck recommended on Monday that criminal charges should be filed against an officer who shot a homeless man in the back and killed him last year, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The family of Vachel Howard, who was killed in police custody in 2012, will receive a $3 million pay-out from the city over his death.

In an ongoing effort to make changes within our criminal justice system, the Obama administration has launched a new initiative to help those who are…

Los Angeles Police Department officer Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 36 months in prison on Thursday after being convicted of assault caught on her police cruiser dash…

A U.S. district judge used Bill Cosby’s 2004 “Pound Cake” speech, which took Black parents to task for failing to properly raise their kids, as…

The Los Angeles Police Department has cleared officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas in the shooting death of Ezell Ford, the Los Angeles Times reports. RELATED:…

The LAPD officer who kicked #AlesiaThomas to death was just found guilty, but of a smaller assault offense. pic.twitter.com/0iV1IJlK5c — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 5,…

Police issued a warrant for one of their their own today—a rookie LAPD officer is wanted for murder in connection with a shooting on Friday…

Police officials are searching for two suspects after two cops were shot and wounded in Los Angeles Sunday. The officers, who were dressed in plain…

As police continue to investigate the shooting death of a black homeless man in Los Angeles, officials say the body camera footage won’t be released just yet, Mashable…

  African-American communities throughout the country have long been plagued by police brutality. The deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Ezell Ford (pictured) last…

In 1944, 14-year-old George Stinney was electrocuted by the State of South Carolina after being wrongfully convicted of murdering two white girls there in the…