Follow me Earlier this week, a judge in Portsmouth, Virginia approved a $1 million settlement offer from the city to the family of William Chapman II. As has been reported previously at the CopBlock Network (see “related posts” below) by myself and several other CopBlock Network contributors, Chapman was murdered

Follow me The following post was originally published at “BlackMattersUS.com” by Ken Patterson (no relation) under the original title “Police Shooting: Former Cop Sent To Prison.” Previously, this case has been reported on here at Cop Block by myself, as well as CopBlock Network Contributors Lorelei McFly and Steven Thomas.

Follow me In August 2001, an internal investigation of former Milwaukee area cop Steven Zelich found he was stalking women while on duty and using his position as a police officer to gain access to their personal information. Instead of prosecuting him for those transgressions, Zelich was allowed to resign

Follow me Three witnesses to the Laquan McDonald murder in Chicago have come forward stating that they were intimidated and threatened for hours by the Chicago police in an attempt to get them to change their stories to match that of the official narrative. When that was unsuccessful, their statements

Follow me After the Chicago Tribune filed a Freedom of Information Act request, the Chicago police released surveillance footage from a Burger King near where Laquan McDonald was shot by Officer Jason Van Dyke 16 times as he walked away from police. Except eighty minutes of that video is missing