Police Brutality

Family Files Lawsuit Against Troy Police Officers From 2017 Incident

A Pike County family is suing five former and current officers of Troy Police Department for damages, resulting from a 2017 incident. It was a story that gained national attention. Ulysses Wilkerson and his mother Angela Williams are seeking recovery of medical costs they say resulted from Wilkerson being beaten by the officers. Wilkerson was 17-years-old at the time of…

Troy Teen Beaten While Handcuffed According to His Mother

An Alabama woman says police severely beat her black 17-year-old son while he was handcuffed and she wants answers from authorities about what happened. Angela Williams shared a photo of her son’s bloodied face on Facebook and it went viral. Representatives for the family say Ulysses Wilkerson was startled by police on the night of Dec. 23 and he ran…

Alabama Officer Acquitted of Civil Rights Charges Returns to Work

An Alabama police officer acquitted of federal civil rights charges arising from a video recording of an Indian man being slammed to the ground is returning to work. Local news media report Madison police Officer Eric Parker was returning from leave Tuesday and would be assigned to a training unit until he completes required recertification. Parker was recorded slamming Sureshbhai…