Police Misconduct Blog


Witness to George Floyd's Murder Shares His Story (Exclusive)

Witness to George Floyd's Murder Shares His Story (Exclusive)

The following is the unedited statement of Maurice Lester Hall. Maurice, known to his friends as Reece, was in the car with George Floyd at the time of George’s arrest and tragic death. Our colleague Mark Kallenbach had the privilege and honor of representing Reece.
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Louisiana – Incarceration Incorporated

Louisiana – Incarceration Incorporated

Louisiana has the highest percentage of its people behind bars. Five times more than Iran, thirteen times more than China and far more than any other state (although a few other states are vying for second place.) It’s bad here. But what is worse, inmates are dying in record...


Portland to Pay $2 Million to Family of Suspect Killed by Police

Portland to Pay $2 Million to Family of Suspect Killed by Police

Four years ago, Quanice Hayes, 17, was shot and killed by Portland police. He was a suspect in an armed robbery and carjacking at the time. In February 2021, Deputy City Attorney Daniel Simon announced a settlement in the lawsuit against the city filed by Hayes’ family. They will receive $1.5...


The Livestreamed Killing by a Police Officer in Indianapolis

The Livestreamed Killing by a Police Officer in Indianapolis

Sean Reed, 21, was fatally shot by Indianapolis police on the night of May 5. Although officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were chasing his vehicle because Reed was seen driving recklessly and speeding, what they did not know was that the young man was...