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Police Brutality in Missouri

2014: Hands Up, Don’t Shoot The town of Ferguson, Missouri, was put on the map by the police killing of recent high school graduate Michael Brown in 2014. Like the majority of incidents of police killing black people, no charges were laid…
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Reacting to Police Jail Abuse and Neglect in Missouri

Police officers are supposed to uphold the law, but the unfortunate truth is they aren’t always on the side of justice. Sometimes officers allow themselves to take advantage of the power and qualified immunity that the law grants them. Anyone…
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Police officers in Missouri may use deadly force without justification

St. Louis, MO - Police violence has received particular focus as many Americans have become concerned about a lack of accountability and discipline for officers. In the most severe cases of police misconduct, lethal force is used to take a suspect’s…
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Missouri Police Sued For Police Brutality

68 year old Marvia Gray sued the City of Des Peres and four police officers on May 18th, 2020. The lawsuit states that she and her son were brutally beaten on March 23rd at a Sam's Club store. Gray Was Returning a Television Gray said…
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Are police officers allowed to use their firearms while off duty in Clayton?

As part of the St. Louis metro area, Clayton Missouri has consistent issues with crime and tensions between the police and the public. There are some situations where police officers abuse their authority even when they are off duty. In these…