Ohio police chief recommends terminating officer involved in fatal shooting of Black man

The Columbus officer who killed 47-year-old Andre Hill had been placed on leave. In the aftermath of the shooting, Hill was left on the ground for more than five minutes without anyone rendered aid, and police say no weapon was found at the scene.Dec. 24, 2020

Police Say Civil Asset Forfeiture Reduces Crime. New Study Shows They’re Wrong

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. In 2015, New Mexico lawmakers unanimously passed a bill to all but end civil asset forfeiture, the process that lets police keep cash or property they seize, even if they never charge the…

New UK Police Speed Gun Can Read License Plates from Half a Mile Away–At Night

The gun itself can actually read plates from a whole mile away, but officers apparently turned that dial down.TrueCamBritish motorists with a habit of driving faster than the posted limit might want to exercise a bit more caution, because the police there now have a shiny new tool in its speed-enforcement arsenal: the Laser Tech…

Police eject hundreds from Long Island house party

Hundreds of people attended a party this week on Long Island at a mansion that was rented on Airbnb, according to authorities in Suffolk County, New York.The Suffolk County Police Department confirmed the event in an email to NBC News, saying they responded to calls at 51 Hawkins Lane in Brookhaven at approximately 12:25 a.m.…