Published: May 13, 2021
Stavian Rodriguez squeezed his 15-year-old body through the drive-through window of the Okie Gas Express convenience store, poking his hands out first so police could see that they were empty. He jumped to the ground, holding his hands in the air, then lifted his shirt to reveal a gun tucked into his front waistband. Using the tips of his thumb and index finger, Rodriguez gently pinched the end of the barrel far from the trigger and dropped the weapon to the ground.
Published: May 09, 2021
While big-city police tend to get the most attention, the agencies that have been in the spotlight recently for uses of force - fatal shootings of Black men in Brooklyn Center, Minn., and Elizabeth City, N.C., and pepper-spraying a Black and Latino man in Windsor, Va. - are more illustrative of what American law enforcement looks like: small departments in places that rarely make the news.
Published: May 03, 2021
Officers at the Tha Rua Police Station and members of the Ruamkatanyu Foundation are being investigated over the case of Boonjorn Suwatchai, 58, who was found in his house in Klong Toei’s Moo Baan Pattana 70 Rai on Monday.
Published: April 27, 2021
Police in Ayutthaya province have admitted to making a mistake by levying a low fine on a vendor for violating the face mask rule. Provincial Police Region 1 clarified on Monday about a fine document issued by Bang Pahan Police Station to a coconut milk vendor who had not worn a face mask.
Published: April 24, 2021
The family of Bijan Ghaisar, who was shot to death by two U.S. Park Police officers in 2017, watched in amazement as the prosecution of a former police officer, Minneapoliss Derek Chauvin, moved from charging to trial to conviction in 11 months for the murder of George Floyd.
Published: April 21, 2021
A policeman committed suicide while being treated for Covid-19 at a Bangkok hospital, the Royal Thai Police (RTP) said on Wednesday. Police Captain Boonchu Panklin, 59, hanged himself in a restroom at the Police General Hospital on Tuesday.
Published: April 16, 2021
WASHINGTON - An order to hold back heavy riot-control weapons left Capitol Police at a grave disadvantage as front-line officers, vastly outnumbered, fought to protect Congress from a violent mob Jan. 6, the force's inspector general told lawmakers Thursday, as he urged an overhaul of campus security.
Published: April 14, 2021
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday has resigned, as has the police chief, the latest shake-up in a town reeling from the shooting.