Tag Archives: police brutality
This month prosecutors unexpectedly dropped charges against Harris County deputies accused of violating a woman during a 2015 traffic stop.
The courts have long ruled that warrantless body cavity searches are, in most circumstances, unconstitutional. Impromptu roadside anal and vaginal probes are pr...Read More
Gilbert Flores’ hands were raised when two Bexar County deputies shot and killed him. A former cop who’s trained thousands of state police officers explains why he thinks that’s OK.
Gilbert Flores was already taunting the cops when his mother called 911 the morning of August 28, 2015. “My son, he’s gone crazy, I think he’s on drugs, I...Read More
This summer, Dallas County officials took the rare step of indicting killer cops — twice.
Something extraordinary happened in Dallas County this month: A grand jury returned a murder indictment against a police officer who shot and killed someone. On...Read More
“I would’ve preferred a more robust bill, but I’m happy — I’m elated — that there is a bill,” said author Garnet Coleman, D-Houston.
The version of the Sandra Bland Act that unanimously passed the Texas Senate Thursday afternoon isn’t the uncompromising criminal justice overhaul it was once...Read More
A new exhibit at Art League Houston aims to raise awareness of police brutality against women of color.
A new exhibit at Art League Houston aims to raise awareness of police brutality against women of color....Read More
Student turnout is key for the man who could be the first black sheriff in the county where Sandra Bland died.
Student turnout is key in Prairie View, where Democrat Cedric Watson is running to become the first black sheriff in the county where Sandra Bland died....Read More
It says "‘When the police stop you, and they will, this is how we want you to act, even though we know you’re still going to get killed,'" said an activist....Read More