LAPD Sergeant Defends Role In Handcuffing ‘Django Unchained’ Actress

LAPD Sergeant Defends Role In Handcuffing ‘Django Unchained’ Actress

By Kate Mather and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles police sergeant Monday defended his role in handcuffing and detaining an actress who alleged she ...

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‘Django Unchained’ Actress Detained For ‘Basic Police Work,’ LAPD Says

‘Django Unchained’ Actress Detained For ‘Basic Police Work,’ LAPD Says

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times A Los Angeles police official defended the actions of officers who detained "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts as "basic police work" amid c ...

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NYPD Officers To Begin Wearing Body Cameras As Part Of Settlement

NYPD Officers To Begin Wearing Body Cameras As Part Of Settlement

By James Queally, Los Angeles Times Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the departme ...

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Diverse Police Forces Are Not A Panacea For Fatal Police Shootings, Research Suggests

Diverse Police Forces Are Not A Panacea For Fatal Police Shootings, Research Suggests

By Jesse Bogan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON, Mo. -- Amid the firestorm of protests following the shooting of Michael Brown -- an unarmed black teen who was killed by a white ...

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Ferguson Fundraiser Mystery Solved — Or Is It?

Ferguson Fundraiser Mystery Solved — Or Is It?

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Two online fundraising pages that raised more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., were shut do ...

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Fundraising Web Pages For Ferguson Cop Still Closed

Fundraising Web Pages For Ferguson Cop Still Closed

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times After raising more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., two donation pages were shut down witho ...

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Hillary Clinton On Ferguson: ‘We Can Do Better’

Hillary Clinton On Ferguson: ‘We Can Do Better’

San Francisco (AFP) -- Hillary Clinton, a potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, has weighed in for the first time on the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, saying ...

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Police Kill TV Crew Member Filming Reality Show ‘Cops’

Police Kill TV Crew Member Filming Reality Show ‘Cops’

Washington (AFP) -- The filming of the reality show "Cops" turned deadly when U.S. police firing on a man suspected of robbing a restaurant hit a TV sound man and killed him, poli ...

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Most Americans Have Low Confidence In Police Ability To Treat Races Equally

Most Americans Have Low Confidence In Police Ability To Treat Races Equally

Americans have little confidence in the police, according to a USA Today/Pew Research Center poll released on Tuesday. The survey found that most people think police departments d ...

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Police Forces Nationwide Need A Reality Check

Police Forces Nationwide Need A Reality Check

One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic. In the past week, we were tr ...

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