A British Transport Police (BTP) officer who harassed an Asian woman in London last year got to keep his job following a misconduct investigation.
Inappropriate behavior: The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), which conducted the investigation, said Imran Aftab had inappropriately used his status as a police officer to harass a female jogger and make “sexually inappropriate comments” while he was off-duty back in April 2020, reported The Mirror.
A police officer in Danville, California is facing felony charges for fatally shooting a Filipino man more than two years ago.
What happened: Andrew Hall, of the Danville Police Department, shot Laudemer Arboleda, 33, during a traffic pursuit that lasted for nine minutes on Nov. 3, 2018.
A Pakistan-born officer has been chosen as the Houston Police Department’s first Muslim assistant chief after 20 years with the department.
About the delegation: Yasar Bashir says he hopes to “reduce violent crime” and is now one of the country’s first Muslim assistant chiefs, ABC13 reported.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to report that Inn had been working at the Stockton Police Department for over five years, not Lowe.
A police officer was killed in Stockton, California while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Tuesday morning.
An Asian American producer for CNN was thrown to the ground and arrested while covering a protest for Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on April 13.
A police sergeant who showed off his baton handling skills in a video set to music from the film “Mortal Kombat,” is now under investigation by the San Jose Police Department’s internal affairs office.
Sgt. Eddie Chan can be seen performing martial arts moves with two police batons. The video circulated among the police officers of Chan’s department.
The King County Sheriff’s Office has agreed to pay a civil rights case settlement for the death of Tommy Le, 20, who was shot and killed by police in 2017.
On Wednesday, the family’s attorneys announced the sheriff’s office would pay Tommy Le’s estate $5 million in a settlement, which is half of what they initially sought in the 2018 lawsuit, according to KIRO7.
California Assemblymember Rob Bonta has been nominated by Gov. Gavin Newsom as the new attorney general on Wednesday.
Bonta, 48, would be the first Filipino American to serve as the state’s Attorney General, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Dozens marched Sunday in a protest for Christian Hall, a 19-year-old Asian American fatally shot by Pennsylvania police last year.
A number of rallies against the increasing anti-Asian violence were also held across the country over the weekend.
A Filipino American man in Antioch, California has reportedly died after a police officer kneeled on the man’s neck.
The incident, which was partially caught on video, occurred during a police intervention last December while the man was suffering from a mental health crisis.
Police officers in Paterson, New Jersey are being investigated for allegedly beating up a young Muslim American man before arresting him for multiple charges.
The incident, which was caught on video, occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 14, 2020, on the 1200 block of Madison Avenue, according to a police report.
A Louisiana couple is suing the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office after the death of their severely autistic 16-year-old son, who they claim was killed by deputies who sat on him for over nine minutes.