police brutality

Police (RH) Resources Hub October 29, 2020 Met police criticised for multiple errors in stop and search practice

The Met has hugely increased its use of stop and search over the past year, following a call from the government to deploy the tactic more to try to reduce violent crime.

Encyclopaedia Africana J October 10, 2020 JONATHAN PRICE

According to statements from witnesses, Price was trying to defend a woman involved in a domestic dispute at a convenience store in Wolfe City, Texas, sometime after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3.

A Encyclopaedia Africana October 10, 2020 ALVIN COLE

The prosecutor reviewing Alvin’s case revealed on October 7 that Mensah will not be charged for his death.

Encyclopaedia Africana M September 27, 2020 MICHAEL BROWN

Michael Brown, the unarmed Black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found.

E Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 ERIC GARNER

For the officer to disregard a human life like that … in other words it was business as usual.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 AIYANA STANLEY-JONES

Seconds after entering the house, where the grenade had caused Aiyana’s blanket to catch fire, Officer Joseph Weekley fired one fatal shot. It went straight through the child’s head.

D Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 DIJON KIZZEE

Until we change that warrior mentality to more of a guardian mentality, there’s going to be more (families) who have lost loved ones,

Encyclopaedia Africana G September 25, 2020 GEORGE FLOYD

Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, while three other officers involved in the incident were sacked.

Encyclopaedia Africana O September 5, 2020 OLASENI LEWIS

And we have heard about the brute force with which the police held Seni in a prolonged restraint which they knew to be dangerous: a restraint that was maintained until Seni was dead for all intents and purposes.

B Encyclopaedia Africana September 4, 2020 BREONNA TAYLOR

a “spunky, goofy little kid” who blossomed into a hard-working, goal-oriented young woman who placed an emphasis on family

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