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.
Police violence toward humans is very much a topic in the news right now, so why does a video of an officer shooting a dog trigger a different sort of outrage?
Brian DeAngelis stepped down from his post as Texas A&M-Kingsville’s athletic director after he was accused of taking photos up a teen’s skirt at Walmart.
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.
A gunbattle in Piedras Negras, which killed a Mexican police officer, prompted American officials to close two bridges in the city. This comes less than a month after an El Paso woman was hit by a stray bullet shot from Juárez.