“We want a movement,” says the mother of the teen who was killed by cops.
Illinois has shuttered a commission formed to examine the cases of prisoners who say they were abused under Chicago’s former Police Commander Jon Burge years ago. But a truth-telling play—by the journalist who broke the story—will not let us forget.
Mexican immigrant Anastasio Hernández Rojas was surrounded and brutally beaten by more than a dozen border patrol officials.
The deaths of eight people along the US-Mexican border in two years raises questions about the US Border Patrol’s excessive use of force.
According to a new report, the pepper spraying of peacefully protesting UC Davis students last year “should and could have been prevented.”
Could litigation over the Occupy movement strengthen First Amendment rights for protesters?
Only the government can assume the role of policing and protecting Americans.
“When you have people in leadership positions who are not exercising self-discipline and restraint, it’s reasonable to expect their followers to do likewise,” said former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper on Monday’s Talk of the Nation.