Category: Police Brutality/Abuse of Authority

By DYLAN LOVAN and REBECCA REYNOLDS YONKER Associated Press (09/22)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials in Kentucky’s largest city were preparing Tuesday for more protests and possible unrest as the public nervously awaits the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.

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By JIM MUSTIAN and MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press (09/22)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper has died following a single-vehicle highway crash that happened just hours after he learned he would be fired for his role last year in the in-custody death of a Black man.

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By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press (09/21)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s attorney general announced Monday that he has selected a former Madison police chief to serve as an independent consultant for prosecutors weighing whether to file charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake,

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Associated Press (09/09)

BOSTON (AP) — Supporters of eight Massachusetts families whose loved ones have died at the hands of police are planning a demonstration at the Statehouse on Wednesday to ask the governor to reopen past cases of what they call police brutality.

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Associated Press (09/05)

TALLAHASSEE (AP) — A grand jury in Florida declined to issue indictments against Tallahassee police officers involved in the shooting deaths of three people in separate incidents that helped ignite Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the state’s capital city.

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By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and CLAUDIA LAUER Associated Press (08/29)

In the span of 48 hours, two Black men in U.S. cities hundreds of miles apart were shot by police in episodes that set off a national conversation about the need for officers to open fire on people walking away from them.

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By JENNIFER PELTZ and RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press (08/30)

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Scores of police supporters gathered Sunday in downtown Kenosha where protesters have been demonstrating against police brutality since the shooting of Jacob Blake last weekend.

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