Police Brutality

Neighborhood residents film a police officer with their mobile phones while speaking about police mistreatment.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Mobile Justice: ACLU Of Michigan Launches App Allowing Citizens To Easily Record Police

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is bringing to the state a version of a smartphone app to safeguard videos they record of law enforcement officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2015

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$900K Settlement Reached In Michigan Man’s Death While In Key West Police Custody

The man’s family sued the city last spring, claiming excessive force killed the unarmed man and that officers conspired to cover up the death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2015

Demonstrators wait outside the Ferguson police department for the grand jury's announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protests Planned In Detroit After Grand Jury Declines To Indict Ferguson Cop In Shooting

A Grand Jury has decided not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 17 : Demonstrators protesting Michael Brown's murder yell at Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Violence In Ferguson Spurs Interest In Police Body Cams

Interest in body cams has grown since the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, ….

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

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Court-Ordered Oversight Of Detroit Police Ends

A judge has eased oversight of the Detroit Police Department after the government reported substantial compliance with a 2003 agreement to reduce excessive force and illegal arrests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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City Of Detroit Looks To Remove Federal Monitoring Of Police Department

Between 1995 and 2000, police killed nearly 50 people, including six people who were unarmed and shot in the back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 17 : Demonstrators protesting Michael Brown's murder yell at Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Local Reverend Calls On Metro Detroiters To Join Push For Police Brutality Legislation After Events In Ferguson

Rev. Charles Williams, II, said there has been a lot of misrepresentation of what’s going on in Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

Ali Beydoun, at right, with attorney Amir Makled. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Attorneys: Mentally Challenged Dearborn Man Is Victim Of Police Brutality

“Personally, when I watched the video, I was horrified,” said Dawud Walid, Executive Director for CAIR-MI.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

VIDEO: Police Brutality In Lincoln Park?

Have you ever felt that a cop has unfairly messed with you?

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2013

National Action Network Michigan leader Rev Charles Williams II speaks to reporters. (Photo courtesy of National Action Network Michigan leader Rev. Charles Williams II)

Retired Detroit Teacher Says She’s A Victim Of Police Brutality

Debra Pernell-Simmons says she was demonstrating on behalf of a female inmate who had complained of mistreatment, when she was suddenly tased.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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