(SANTA ROSA, Ca.) -- Four Northern California sheriff's deputies were injured, one critically, during a gunfight early Monday with a suspect who led them on a car chase and opened fire on them before dying in a crash, authorities said.The shooting occurred just after... Read More.
(CALIFORNIA) -- A California woman alleges she was assaulted by sheriff's deputies while detained in a hospital in 2022 and awaiting medical treatment, according to a federal lawsuit filed against five officers from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.Malia Ashad, 31, who was detained in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Rankin County, Mississippi, residents and activists have called for the removal of the county sheriff after the sentencing of his deputies, who were involved in the torture and sexual abuse of two Black residents, was delayed for a second time."If our... Read More.
On Wednesday night, Sheriff’s Office east country deputies arrested a 45-year-old Sultan man for first-degree child molestation. Deputies responded to the 35,000 block of Sultan Startup Road for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the investigation involving two Black men allegedly assaulted by one officer and five deputies continues, national activists and Mississippi residents held two press conferences Wednesday urging for criminal charges to be brought against all parties allegedly involved.The men involved, Eddie... Read More.
(RANKIN COUNTY, Miss.) -- Months after a January drug raid that left a Black man with a gunshot wound to the face, the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department in Mississippi announced Tuesday that five of its deputies have been fired or resigned from the department.This... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- One of four detainees who escaped from a Mississippi jail over the weekend is believed to be dead after a shootout with law enforcement Wednesday, while the whereabouts of the other escapees are currently unknown, authorities said.Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- One of four detainees who escaped from a Mississippi jail over the weekend is believed to be dead after a shootout with law enforcement Wednesday, while the whereabouts of the other escapees is currently unknown, authorities said.The suspected deceased detainee, identified as... Read More.
(DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va.) -- Irvo Otieno, a 28-year-old man who died in police custody earlier this month, was held down by seven Virginia sheriff's deputies for 12 minutes, according to Ann Cabell Baskervill, the Commonwealth Attorney for Dinwiddie County, who described the "cruel" incident... Read More.
(HENRICO COUNTY, Va.) -- Seven sheriff's deputies from Henrico County, Virginia, have been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of inmate Irvo Otieno. Otieno died while in police custody earlier this month.Otieno, 28, was being transferred to a hospital on March... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A local sheriff's office in Tennessee has suspended two patrol deputies in connection with the death of 29-year-old Memphis resident Tyre Nichols.The Shelby County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release Wednesday that Johntavious Bowers and Jeremy Watkins, who have been... Read More.
(COBB COUNTY, Ga.) -- Two Cobb County sheriff's deputies in Georgia have been killed while serving a warrant, officials said Thursday night.Cobb County Sheriff Craig D. Owens said at a press conference late Thursday that the two were "ambushed" when they went to deliver... Read More.