REVIEW On 1 July 2021, Charlie Kirk, an American radio talk show host, shared a video on Facebook, claiming that it showed residents in an Indian village attacking a COVID-19 vaccine crew. The video carried the title “Vaccine Crew Shows up to an I
The viral video shows Ahmedabad Police arresting a man named Kishore Panchal for different offenses, and he is not linked to the Delhi riots case.
On July 1 2021, the right-wing blog DailyWire.com published a story with the headline, “Psaki Blames GOP For Defunding Police, But She Can’t Name 1 Republican Who Called For Defunding Police,” which claimed that White House Press Secreta
The Trump campaign kept falsely saying that Biden wanted to defund police. Now that he's proposed to boost funding, GOP lawmakers keep repeating this falsehood.
Their rescue involved police aircraft, the State Emergency Service and ambulance officers.
The victim was found in 8 feet of murky water.
The video caused widespread fear.
Judging by the reaction of the man who swung the golf club, it appeared to be an accident.
The ban will be in effect next year until at least 2025, the organizers said.
The high court ruled that when officers are pursuing someone suspected of a misdemeanor, they cannot always enter a home without a warrant if a suspect enters.
States where lawmakers pushed back against the police-reform movement included Arizona, Iowa, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Wyoming, according to an Associated Press review of legislation.
The gunfire erupted just before 1:30 a.m. along 6th Street, a popular area filled with bars and restaurants.
Did a police officer help a homeless man who was trying to take a shower in a car wash? No, that's not true: This three-minute video drama was originally posted by Blake K, a video producer who makes short skits for social media. This vid
A family of five who were struck by a vehicle were targeted because they were Muslims, Canadian police said.
While there have been some local gatherings and small protests decrying Lindani Myeni's death, it hasn't inspired the passionate outrage seen elsewhere.
Is the Chicago Police Department now requiring its officers to ask for consent before arresting criminals? No, that's not true: The claim came from a satirical website, and a spokesperson for the Chicago Police Department said the claim i
Do "USA crime statistics" for 2015 show the correct percentages for Blacks and Whites killing each other, and for police killings of both races? No, that's not true. A meme that claims to show the percentage of killings of Black and White
At that time, Black people were denied the right to swim in the same pools as white people in different parts of the U.S.
Activists warn that some proposed reforms have not been enough to stop past police abuses, reflecting a divide within the movement over what would constitute real progress.
Quick Take More than 400 people have been charged in relation to the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol, and there is ample evidence that many protesters defied and assaulted Capitol Police officers that day. Yet viral social media posts are falsely cla
An anonymous member of USCP, not the organization's leadership, penned this statement.
Sen. Ted Cruz has falsely tried to label “every single” Senate Democrat as “supporting abolishing the police,” based on a misleading interpretation of the words of two of President Joe Biden’s nominees. Both nominees said in confirmation
Amazon said that it will extend its ban on police use of its face-recognition technology beyond the one-year pause it announced in 2020.
Did the White County Sheriff and Beebe Police Department in Arkansas issue an Amber Alert for a kidnapped and missing 8-year-old girl? No, that's not true. A little girl did go missing in the town on May 13, 2021, but she was found "withi
A number of Facebook posts have claimed that an air ambulance helicopter had been stolen in Bootle, Merseyside, sharing a tweet about the incident from Merseyside Police. However, the tweet was fake and this incident did not take place. The post includ
Is a video of an assault on a female police officer a recording of recent events? No, that's not true: The video of the attack in Carthage, Texas, is old. It's from 1997, not 2021. The officer in the video survived and the man who attacke
At least a dozen of the 400 people charged so far in the Jan. 6 insurrection have made dubious claims about their encounters with officers at the Capitol.
Data wasn't yet available to definitively answer the question — but the number was certainly possible.
Social media users posted images of an alleged tweet from the Chicago Police Department expressing support for Derek Chauvin after he was convicted of murdering George Floyd, a Black man. But the department denounced the image as a fake, and there are
The remark was featured in a 2016 documentary on the militarization of U.S. police.
A video has been shared repeatedly in social media posts that claim it shows scuffles in an Indian village after soldiers tried to force people to receive Covid-19 vaccinations. The claim is false: the video has circulated in reports about police dis
On May 1, 2021, in Gujarat, a fake Remdesivir manufacturing unit was busted, and seven people were arrested.
The shooting at the Oneida Casino in Green Bay appeared to be a targeted attack.
In April 2021, a widely shared tweet highlighted a distasteful episode involving Mobile, Alabama, police officers.
On April 17 2021, a Facebook page shared the following meme, which asserted that law enforcement in Japan uses paintballs as a means of marking vehicles involved in crime: Underneath a photograph of a vehicle covered with splotches of orange paint, te
The family of an unarmed 26-year-old San Francisco Bay Area man is struggling to understand how a minor confrontation with police led to his death on the same day a jury in Minneapolis began considering similar circumstances in the George Floyd case.
A widely-shared Facebook post questions why a police car does not appear to have an up-to-date MOT registration. It is true that the pictured police car’s MOT has expired (you can check this here), but as we have reported before police vehi
The latest information on the police shooting death of Andrew Brown Jr., who was killed by deputies in North Carolina on April 21.
A 22-year-old Chicago man who was fleeing police had his back turned and appeared to drop a gun when an officer fatally shot him, video shows.
Uttar Pradesh police have booked an FIR against Shashank Yadav for allegedly tweeting a false message about the non-availability of medical oxygen.