Police brutality

Trump supporters gesture to U.S. Capitol Police in the hallway outside of the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 12, 2021 - 2:05 pm
Prosecutors have brought dozens of cases after the deadly attack at the U.S. Capitol, and they promise more charges are to come as investigators work to identify members of the pro-Trump mob. Investigators are combing through thousands of tips, photos, videos and social media accounts to collect...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo supporters of President Donald Trump are confronted by U.S. Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber inside the Capitol in Washington. An Arizona man seen in photos and video of the mob wearing a fur hat with horns was also charged Saturday in Wednesday's chaos. Jacob Anthony Chansley, who also goes by the name Jake Angeli, was taken into custody Saturday, Jan. 9. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Associated Press
January 09, 2021 - 4:34 pm
Police charged more Capitol rioters on Saturday, including a man who carried off the House speaker’s lectern, as more graphic details of the insurrection emerged, revealing the violence and brutality of the mob that stormed a seat of American political power. A bloodied officer was crushed in a...
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U.S. Capitol Police hold protesters at gun-point near the House Chamber inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 09, 2021 - 10:39 am
Dozens of people have already been arrested and prosecutors across the U.S. have vowed to bring to justice those who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, sending lawmakers into hiding as they began their work to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. The top federal prosecutor for the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2020 file photo Ebony Wallace holds her fist in the air along with other participants at an event, held to honor the memory of Elijah McClain, in Denver. On Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, the Colorado attorney general opened a grand jury investigation into the death of McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was stopped as he walked down the street, placed in a neck hold, and injected with a sedative in 2019. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP, File)
January 08, 2021 - 3:14 pm
DENVER (AP) — Suburban Denver police officers won’t be charged after detaining four Black girls by gunpoint this summer and handcuffing two of them after wrongly suspecting they were riding in a stolen car, prosecutors said Friday. The same day, the Colorado attorney general opened a grand jury...
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Demonstators loyal to President Donald Trump, are sprayed by police, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, during a day of rioting at the Capitol. It's been a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Associated Press
January 07, 2021 - 2:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days before the pro-President Donald Trump riot at the Capitol, the Pentagon asked the U.S Capitol Police if it needed National Guard manpower. And as the mob descended on the building Wednesday, Justice Department leaders reached out to offer up FBI agents. The police...
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Indian army soldiers walk near the site of a gun battle on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. A gun battle between rebels and government forces overnight killed three rebels on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday, officials said. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
December 30, 2020 - 11:04 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said Wednesday that government forces killed three suspected militants in a gunfight in the disputed region’s main city, but families of the slain men alleged they were killed in a staged gunbattle. The families contested that the three...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2020, file photo, Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Osaka has been selected by The Associated Press as the Female Athlete of the Year.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 27, 2020 - 8:43 am
With tennis, like so much of the world, shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Naomi Osaka found herself with time to read and think. And while she won the U.S. Open for her third Grand Slam title, she also stood out for speaking out about racial injustice and police brutality. As...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2020 file photo, police detain protesters in the aftermath of a march calling for justice over the death of George Floyd on Interstate 676 in Philadelphia. An independent review of Philadelphia’s police response to days of widespread protests over police brutality after the May killing of George Floyd found failures in planning that led to short staffing, emotional responses from police officers and sometimes excessive uses of force. The 110-page report released Wednesday, Dec. 23, was commissioned by Mayor Jim Kenney as an independent review of operations during the protests. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 24, 2020 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An independent review of Philadelphia's police response to days of widespread protests after the May killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police found failures in planning that led to short staffing, emotional responses from officers and sometimes excessive uses of force. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo, Iowa attorney general Tom Miller speaks in Iowa City, Iowa. To determine whether Burlington officer Chris Chiprez should face charges in the Oct. 1, 2017, fatal shooting of 27-year-old Marquis Jones, authorities turned to the office of Attorney General Miller, a Democrat and the longest-serving attorney general in U.S. history with four decades in power. Like 30 other cases involving force used by police in the decade before and years since, the attorney general's office cleared Chiprez of criminal wrongdoing, documents obtained under the open records law show. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 23, 2020 - 12:13 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When cops pulled over Marquis Jones for loud music one sunny afternoon in October 2017, the 27-year-old Black man got out of his car and ran. Jones escaped one officer’s tackle and carried a handgun as he fled through a neighborhood in Burlington, Iowa. Police yelled for him...
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This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Mark Aguirre. Aguirre is an ex-Houston police officer who was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an incident on Oct. 19 in which he pulled over an air conditioning repairman and held him at gunpoint believing the man had 750,000 fraudulent mail-in ballots in the back of his truck. Police say there were no ballots in the truck, only air conditioning parts and tools. (Houston Police Department via AP)
December 15, 2020 - 5:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police captain was charged with assault on Tuesday after running a man off the road and holding him at gunpoint in an effort to prove what authorities have called a bogus voter fraud scheme. Mark Aguirre claimed that an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind of...
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