A former police officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the killing of George Floyd. The incident sparked nationwide protests over police brutality and led to the officer's conviction on state murder charges.
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
2 Jul 2021
As Hong Kong increased police presence in the city after a knife attack injured an officer. The officer suffered a punctured lung and has undergone surgery.
4 Apr 2021
A man has been shot dead after ramming a car at two police officers near the complex housing the US Congress. One of the officers has also died.
20 Jun 2020
Today, in ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, is asking questions about Aso Villa under President Muhammadu Buhari's leadership. The Villa was disturbed with gunshots after an officer refuses to go into isolation after visiting his wife who has just delivered in Lagos.
9 Jul 2018
Two months after the Divisional Police Officer of the National Assembly was transferred from Federal Capital Territory Police Command to Adamawa command, a member of the House of Representatives has called on the House to be careful when dealing with issues that relate to police.