Tag: police crime
The family says it shows Brown was shot in the back of the head while his hands were on the steering wheel of a car, calling it an “execution.”
“The officer at that time had the opportunity to deescalate the situation, and he chose to escalate the situation in a manner that resulted in Preston, in my opinion, being assaulted.”
Dr. David Fowler contradicted most other expert witnesses in the trial and suggested heart trouble and other issues, not the police restraint, caused George Floyd’s death.
According to the complaint, the officers wrote false statements in their police reports to justify the use of excessive force without making an arrest.
Where the accused is placed above the law, there is an unjust system of justice.
“The video and witness accounts show this was a cold murder. Wilson never had a chance.”
The trial is putting a spotlight on “the disproportionate killing of Black people by police” in the United States.
Last week, two of the officers were fired from the department after police officials reviewed the body cam videos.
“Today we provide the people of New York City an important tool for accountability when law enforcement violates their rights.”
A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.