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A federal jury awarded a Chicago man a record-breaking $44.7 million Thursday after finding that a Chicago police officer shot him in the head after a night of heavy drinking and that the troubled Police Department enabled the off-duty patrolman’s violent behavior.

CHICAGO — A federal jury awarded a Chicago man a record-breaking $44.7 million Thursday after finding that a Chicago police officer shot him in the head after a night of heavy drinking and that the troubled Police Department enabled the off-duty patrolman’s violent behavior. (function() {

Jurors are shown body camera video of Arizona officer killing unarmed father-of-two as he lay on his stomach pleading ‘please don’t shoot me

Jurors at the murder trial of a former Arizona police officer were shown on Thursday body camera footage of the cop killing an unarmed man who sobbed and begged not to be shot. The 18-minute recording aired in the murder case against Philip Brailsford shows Shaver, a married father-of-two

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale – How the police endanger us and why we need to find an alternative

“Broken windows” practices, the militarization of law enforcement, and the dramatic expansion of the police’s role over the last forty years have created a mandate for officers that must be rolled back. Drawing on groundbreaking research from across the world, and covering virtually every area in the increasingly broad

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