police misconduct

Police reform moves in fits and starts

Less than two weeks ago, S. Lee Merritt hailed the murder conviction of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot her neighbor as a "huge victory" for "black people in America."

Report: 16 officers participated in Laquan McDonald cover-up

"Sixteen shots and a cover-up" became a familiar chant from protesters who filled Chicago streets after 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was fatally shot by a police officer in 2014.Now, five years later, the investigative report from Inspector General Joseph Ferguson reveals…

Amber Guyger's murder trial resumes day after her testimony

On the eve of the what would have been Botham Jean's 28th birthday, jurors in the murder trial of the ex-Dallas police officer charged with killing him in his own apartment while she was off duty heard a few minutes of testimony before court ended on Saturday.

Ex-officer Amber Guyger takes stand in murder trial

Amber Guyger, the ex-Dallas police officer charged with killing a 26-year-old man in his own apartment while she was off duty, broke down on the witness stand Friday, saying she believed she had entered her own home and thought the man she encountered was going to kill her.