Two University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee researchers have found that Black Americans are nearly five times more likely than whites to worry "a lot" about police brutality.
A Sarasota man was hospitalized after being shot by this “less lethal” option during a protest march in Tampa.
Chants of "Black lives matter," "No justice, no peace," and "I can't breathe" echoed through downtown Sarasota on Wednesday.
The Republican Women's Club of Sarasota is holding an event with Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight, Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino and Venice Police Chief Tom Mattmuller.
Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, staged readings will take place in Sarasota. The project explores four mothers who have lost a child to police violence.
The overall crime rate in Sarasota County declined by 7.1 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data.
Arizona's Taser International on Wednesday announced that it is changing its name to Axon and is offering to equip every police officer in America with a free body camera.