Cedrick Jamir Chavis

A seemingly innocent case of mistaken identity at a Virginia Target led to the unlawful detainment and arrest of a black man.

The Colonial Heights Police Department is being accused of overreacting after officer's detained and arrested 22-year-old Cedrick Jamir Chavis simply for asking a question.

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glen grays

The overzealous NYPD cops who arrested an on-duty mailman for shouting at them have been placed on desk duty, the NY Daily News reports.

Lt. Luis Machado who oversaw the three plainclothes cops that arrested postal employee Glen Grays was relieved of his gun and badge.

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Daniele Watts arrest

Too much PDA (public display of affection) nearly landed actress Danièle Watts in jail. The Django Unchained actress and her husband, chef Brian James Lucas, were sitting in their car kissing when someone called 911 to report a prostitute and her john.

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Police Take White Teen Away From Black Legal Guardians

The mother of a white teen who was taken away from her black legal guardians by Houston police officers is questioning the actions of the police.

13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Oklahoma, was in the care of her two legal guardians, who are black, when she was snatched by police after the trio arrived in Houston for dance training.

Dance instructor Emmanuel Hurd, his boyfriend, Josiah Kelly, and Landry were tired after a long day at the dance studio. The trio stopped at a gas station to get directions back to their hotel. After dozing off in the car, they awoke to find the car surrounded by police.

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