Tag: police shootings

Phoenix Police Now Required to Self-Report Every Time They Point a Gun at Someone: ‘That’s a Traumatic Event’

Image: iStock Phoenix is well known for its oppressive heat and obnoxious Republicans. But with police misconduct rapidly working its way up the power rankings, city officials have announced that Phoenix officers will now be required to document every instance in which they point their gun at someone. CNN reports that a supervisor will review […]

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Police Killed Her Boyfriend, Then Charged Her With His Murder

Masonique Saunders has been locked behind bars in Ohio, since December, when, at age 16, she was arrested in the death of her boyfriend, Julius Tate. She celebrated her birthday in juvenile detention. Last week, she was sentenced to three years in a Department of Youth Services prison. But Saunders did not kill Tate, and […]

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A Police Chief Was ‘Concerned’ About How His Department Handled Police Shootings, So He Kept It a Secret

Photo: iStock A Kansas police chief said that he was so concerned that his department was “contaminating” police shooting probes that he took several steps to address the issue, including continuing to employ allegedly corrupt officers, keeping broken policies in place and—most importantly—keeping all of this a secret. According to the Associated Press, newly filed […]

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Report Suggests Police Use of Deadly Force Is on the Decline in California

Chloe Compton, center, joins dozens of others in a demonstration outside the Sacramento Police Department to protest the decision to not prosecute the two officers involved in the 2018 fatal shooting of Stephon Clark, in Sacramento, Calif., March 2, 2019.Photo: Rich Pedroncelli (AP Photo) According to a new report, police incidents involving the use of […]

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Miami Officer Acquitted of Attempted Manslaughter: ‘He Should Have Never Been Charged to Begin With’

Screenshot: CBC News Video (YouTube) Charles Kinsey thought he was good. Despite police on the scene, as he laid on the North Miami sidewalk with his arms extended in the air, he believed he posed no threat. And he thought the same of his group home patient, 23-year-old Arnaldo Rios Soto, who sat beside him […]

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‘Expert’ Says It Was ‘Reasonable’ for Cops to Fire 55 Bullets at a Man Sleeping in His Car

Screenshot: YouTube (Willie World) An extensive report by a former police apologist officer has surprisingly absolved California police officers of any wrongdoing in a police shooting, concluding that it was reasonable for multiple officers to open fire on a man who fell asleep in his car. On Feb. 9, a Vallejo, Calif., Taco Bell employee […]

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