Police Shootings

District attorney Bonnie Dumanis dismissed charges against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.

A DOJ study reveals that responding to domestic disputes accounts for most fatalities of police. This paints a different picture from the view that there's a war on cops.

The internet spent the day digesting Jordan's response, divided between ecstatic to cautious because of his long storied history with distancing himself from social justice issues. Jordan's persona at times appeared to be "business first," and his silence in regards to previous police shootings stirred up strong frustrations.

The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.

https://www.facebook.com/RickeySmileyOfficialFanPage/videos/1123539934350996/ Rickey Smiley was on vacation, but the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille compelled him to make an early return to the airwaves of his nationally syndicated program “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! He speaks openly about why he’s disturbed by the latest police shootings, remembers how police […]

We opened the phone lines to get Baltimore's reaction and the first person who called in was a black Baltimore police officer...

Chicago's Independent Police Review authority, which investigates claims of misconduct and excessive force, released the videos derived from 101 cases.

According to the FBI, only twice in 60 years have police deaths fallen under 41. In 2013, the year that preceded the recent spike, police deaths hit a record low of 27. In 1961, there were 37 police deaths.