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April 22, 2021 | Via CNN

Ohio Officials Release More Body Cam Video

Columbus, Ohio, officials released additional body camera video on Wednesday of a police officer fatally shooting a Black teen who charged two females with a knife. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther said state investigators will determine “if the officer involved was wrong, and if he was we will hold him accountable.” The fatal shooting comes at a time when police use of force around the nation — and in Columbus specifically — is under new scrutiny.

April 16, 2021 | Via ABC News

Bodycam Video of Teen Killed by Chicago Police Released

Chicago police bodycam video that captured the deadly police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo was released to the public on Thursday by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, 16 days after the incident. COPA will review witness accounts, reports by Stillman and others, and question officers who were present to determine whether the use of force in this case was justified.

April 14, 2021 | Via The Guardian

Minnesota Officer who Killed Daunte Wright Resigns

Kim Potter, the white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot the Black resident Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, and her chief of police, Tim Gannon, resigned on Tuesday. In a press conference on Monday, Gannon had told reporters that Potter, a veteran officer with 26 years’ service, mistakenly deployed her service issue handgun instead of her Taser as she attempted to stop him driving away.

April 13, 2021 | Via CBS News

Second Night of Unrest After Fatal Police Shooting in Minneapolis

Trouble broke out again during a second night of protests outside police headquarters in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, a day after one of the city’s officers shot and killed 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright during a traffic stop. Sunday’s shooting happened in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd.

April 12, 2021 | Via CNN

Minnesota National Guard Deployed After Protests over a Man’s Death

Hundreds protested Sunday night after a Black man in Minnesota was shot by a police officer and died following a traffic stop. The incident happened earlier that afternoon in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. Protesters gathered Sunday evening and marched toward the police department, leading to what the city’s mayor described as “growing civil unrest.”

January 6, 2021 | Via Sky News

Police Officer who Shot Jacob Blake won’t Face Charges

A white police officer has been cleared in the shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. District attorney Michael Graveley decided not to charge officer Rusten Sheskey over the incident, which left Mr Blake paralyzed after he was shot in the back. Mr Graveley said the officer had the right to self defense, after officials said there was a knife in the car Mr Blake was trying to get into.

October 28, 2020 | Via BBC

Philadelphia Rocked by Fresh Unrest After Police Shooting

Hundreds of protesters marched through the US city of Philadelphia for a second night, demanding racial justice after police fatally shot a black man. The family of Walter Wallace Jr says he was suffering a mental health crisis when officers opened fire on him. Police say they shot him because he would not drop a knife he was holding.

September 24, 2020 | Via AP News

2 Louisville Officers Shot Amid Breonna Taylor Protests

Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police. The violence comes after prosecutors said two officers who fired their weapons at Taylor, a Black woman, were justified.

September 16, 2020 | Via CNN

Louisville Agrees to pay Breonna Taylor’s Family $12 Million

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a historic settlement of the family’s wrongful death lawsuit. As part of the settlement, the city agreed to establish a housing credit program as an incentive for officers to live in the areas they serve; and require commanders to review and approve search warrants before seeking judicial approval, among other changes.

April 2, 2018 | Via ABC News

Woman Injured at Sacramento Stephon Clark Demonstration

Protestors had taken to the street on Saturday night, part of days-long protests in the wake of the killing of Stephon Clark, 22, an unarmed black man shot by police on March 18 in Sacramento. Clark’s autopsy revealed he was shot 8 times in the back by police, prompting questions about claims that Clark was a threat at the time of his shooting. A woman was injured at the demonstration after being struck by a Sacramento Sheriff’s Department vehicle.

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