Another Hero Lost: Harris County’s 1st Trailblazing Sikh Deputy Died After Being Shot During Traffic Stop

Sandeep Dhaliwal, a sheriff’s deputy and 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sherriff’s Office, has died following a traffic stop that took place Friday afternoon. As the county’s first Sikh deputy, Dhaliwal has been described as a “trailblazer.” At 12:45 pm, the deputy “stopped a vehicle with two people inside,” where “one of the occupants […]

NYPD Officer Involved in Eric Garner’s Chokehold Death Suspended Following Judge’s Determination that He Should Be Terminated

In the disciplinary case of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, an administrative judge has recommended that he be fired in connection with the chokehold he put Eric Garner in, which resulted in his death, despite Garner repeatedly saying “I can’t breathe.” The judge, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado, found Pantaleo guilty of “using a […]

Phoenix Mayor and Police Chief Apologize to Black Family That Was Violently Confronted by Police Over Kid Taking $1 Doll from Store; Jay-Z’s Company Hires Lawyer for Family in $10M Lawsuit

After a viral video showing Phoenix police threatening a black family over a 4-year-old girl taking a $1 Barbie doll from a store sparked outrage, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego apologized for the officers’ actions. Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams also apologized for the incident. Police were called to a Family Dollar store on a shoplifting […]