Police shootings rarely result in indictments, and even more rarely see the officers involved convicted of felonies, which makes this incident in Conroe an outlier.
The use of bait cars—or cars planted by police to lure potential car thieves—is a controversial practice. But Dallas Police intend to use them to get their arrest numbers up.
Colt Morgan, 29, is suspected of killing Wende Marshall. When police attempted to arrest him in Buffalo, Texas—two hours northwest of Houston—he attacked the officer and has been on the run ever since.
Eighteen-year-old Keithan Kennard Manuel says that he was joking when he told Wilmer’s police dispatcher, “Give me all your money.”
In which the TM Daily Post is accused of fixating on Lufkin and overlooking the weirdness of the Wise County Messenger’s police blotter.
Post-Ferguson, post-Eric Garner, post-Tamir Rice, relations between police and the people they’re tasked to protect and serve are especially strained—even as far from where those events happened as Texas.
It’s better to have video evidence than not, but those who present police body cameras as a solution to our national predicament involving police relations need to look at cases from Jasper, Texas, to New York City to see that the problem is more complicated than that.
On Thursday, four officers arrived at the scene near the University of Texas campus to arrest a young woman for jaywalking. A video of the arrest went viral, prompting APD Chief Art Acevedo to defend his officers in a curious manner.