Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: police brutality

Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old...

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Utah police officer charged with assault after ordering K-9 to bite...

“As a result of this case, SLCPD’s use of the K-9 bite program continues to be suspended pending the outcome of policy and procedure reviews by both the department and the Commission on Racial Equity in Policing.”

‘We must not lose focus’: Louisville to pay $12 million to...

"No amount of money can bring justice. It's time to move forward with the criminal charges that Breonna Taylor's family has called for."

4 Texas police officers fired over fatal shooting

"You don’t get to shoot somebody 21 times, because at that time, when we discharged those 21 rounds, Mr. Chavez was at his greatest level of incapacitation.”

Deputy fired and arrested for assaulting handcuffed woman on video

“His actions are unacceptable, and I will not have it from any of my deputies.”

Sheriff resigns after caught on tape using racial slurs

In addition to the racial slurs, the sheriff can also be heard verbally abusing a woman for several minutes.

Protests break out in Wisconsin after police shoot Black man in...

Following the police shooting, hundreds of Wisconsinites marched through the streets of Kenosha and gathered outside the Kenosha County Public Safety Building chanting, "No justice, no peace!"

3 Mississippi cops charged with murder after beating black man

“As the family of George Robinson, we are pleased the Jackson Police Department officers involved in his death have finally been charged with murder."

Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.

‘The world is watching’: Amnesty report details human rights violations by...

"Similar to the arrest of journalists—at the end of day, we need people who can tell this story, collect this information, or the government can do whatever it wants."

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