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Did Pinellas County Florida Sheriff's deputies do enough to save three African-American girls who drowned in a stolen car last month? All three families want answers to that question.

Delrish Moss, a 32-year veteran of the Miami Police Department, was announced as the choice on Thursday (Mar. 31) out of 54 applicants. Moss, who is Black, will have authority over a majority of police officers who are White and manage a town where two-thirds of the residents are African-American.

An autopsy showed Gray was shot seven times with three bullets entering his back, indicating he might have been running from the police, not facing them.

A teenager from Gainesville, Florida was fatally shot by police who believed the fake gun he carried was real. Robert Dentmond, 16, died Sunday night when he was sprayed with bullets from over five police officers.

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Racial slurs heard over the Chicago Police Department’s radio scanner may have come from sources outside the department, DNA Info Chicago reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning when a 911 dispatcher and an officer’s conversation was interrupted by other voices on the line. The dispatcher, who believed she was speaking to a police officer, then heard […]

In a press conference today, the attorney for Akiel Denkins’ family said that an independent pathologist reported Denkins was shot in the back…not in the chest as indicated by Raleigh’s district attorney.   Initial reports from the city indicates that Denkins was shot in the chest after a struggle. Watch the video here.    

Two Baltimore school police officers have been charged after a viral video showed one officer slapping and kicking a student as the other stood by.

Local leaders held a vigil to call for peace two days after a Raleigh Senior Officer D.C. Twiddy shot and killed 24-year-old Akiel Denkins. Denkins’ mother, Rolanda Byrd spoke after the prayer vigil, stating that she attended the vigil because she needed prayer. Raleigh Mayor Calls For Peace In Wake Of #AkielDenkins Shooting Twitter Responds To […]

Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane issued a statement today regarding the death of Akiel Denkins. Denkins was shot and killed by Raleigh police yesterday as he ran away from them, according to reports. Police have said they were attempting to serve an arrest warrant to the victim. Bystanders have indicated that Denkins ran from police and […]

As the story of Akiel Denkins’ death continues to unfold, social media is already weighing and passing judgement both on the police and the victim.        

A Raleigh man was shot and killed as police attempted to serve a warrent on a drug charge yesterday afternoon. Media outlets are reporting that 24-year-old Akiel Denkins, a father of two, had a long criminal record. The police officer who shot him was 29-year-old D.C. Twiddy. He is on administrative leave while the State […]