In analyzing footage involving fatalities or accusations of brutality, the Visual Investigations unit pursues the truth, frame by frame.
A wide gulf remains between the public perception of police violence and how it is treated in court.
Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.
Unrest has again rocked the city after a grand jury in Kentucky declined to bring charges against the two officers who shot Breonna Taylor.
Protesters demanded justice after Ms. Taylor was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.
In the aftermath of the botched police raid in which Ms. Taylor was killed, the city also agreed to institute changes aimed at preventing future deaths by officers.
The move, which the officer in Rochester, N.Y., called “segmenting,” is normally used to subdue a person, but Mr. Prude was already shackled.
The mayor removed the police chief two weeks before his retirement date, and said the city had not taken Mr. Prude’s death seriously.
The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself.
In “levelheaded” Omaha, a protester was killed and, in the aftermath, people demanding an end to racial injustice set their sights on police budgets — and a diner with Robert E. Lee on the menu.
Law enforcement agents killed Michael Forest Reinoehl while trying to arrest him, four officials said. He was being investigated in the fatal shooting of a supporter of a far-right group.
The suspect, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed by law enforcement agents just five days after the deadly shooting of a right-wing protester.