Friday, August 19, 2022

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Philadelphia police commissioner confirms officer will be fired after fatally shooting...

"As we continue to investigate the police-involved shooting of a 12-year-old boy, @PPDCommish is taking direct action to suspend the shooting officer, with the intent to dismiss after 30 days due to violations of PPD’s Use of Force directive."

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.”

Police shoot 3 children while firing at robbery suspect

According to the mother, two of her children suffered head wounds, while her third child survived gunshot wounds to the face.

Dallas cop faces manslaughter charge for fatally shooting innocent man

Chief Hall confirmed that an arrest warrant is being obtained in order to charge the officer with manslaughter for the death of Jean.

Police officer fired in Alton Sterling case

“Fear cannot be a driver for an officer’s response to every incident. Unreasonable fear within an officer is dangerous.”

Police Refuse to Release Details About Church Drummer Killed by Plainclothes...

A fatal police shooting occurred in Palm Beach Gardens and killed Corey Jones, a drummer in a church band, while he was waiting for a tow truck to arrive. The department is withholding details, but where is the transparency inside the Florida Police Department?

Videos Capture LAPD Killing Homeless Man on Skid Row

After a homeless man allegedly resisted arrest, LAPD officers fatally gunned him down on Skid Row. Recording of the incident on witnesses’ cell phones along with police officers' body cameras will be used in the investigation into the shooting.

Albuquerque Cops Charged with Murdering Homeless Man

APD’s pattern of using excessive force is a repeated violation of the Fourth Amendment. Are these officers not receiving the proper training to ensure the rights and safety of people with mental illness or in distress?

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