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Police Violence

2020

08

Oct

Derek Chauvin, Ex-Officer Charged in George Floyd’s Death, Is Released on Bail

The former Minneapolis police officer is awaiting trial on murder and manslaughter charges after a video captured him kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck in May. For months, protesters trained their anger on Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was shown on video holding his knee on the neck of George Floyd before his […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , NYT

07

Oct

Texas Officer Who Shot Jonathan Price Is Arrested and Charged With Murder

Texas police officer has been arrested and charged with murder over the killing of Jonathan Price, an unarmed Black man. Shaun Lucas was identified by the Texas Rangers as the officer who fatally shot Price after responding to a disturbance call in Wolfe City on Saturday night. The Rangers, who are investigating the incident, said […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , Newsweek

22

Sep

Linden Cameron: Autistic boy, 13, seriously injured after being shot multiple times by Utah police

A 13-year-old autistic boy has been shot 11 times by police who were called to his house by the teenager’s mother. Bodycam footage of the incident – which took place on 4 September in Salt Lake City, Utah – has been released, along with 911 calls. Linden Cameron survived the shooting but is in a […]

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Country: United States
Source: SPUTNIK

14

Sep

Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Is Fired Over Beating of Black Man

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy was terminated for “excessive use of force” after a video showing him pinning and punching Roderick Walker, 26, was circulated widely on social media. A sheriff’s deputy in Georgia has been fired after video circulated on social media showing him pinning and beating a Black man after […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , NYT

07

Sep

Jacob Blake speaks out from hospital bed in emotional video: ‘It’s nothing but pain’

In his first public comments about being shot seven times in the back and paralyzed by a Wisconsin police officer, Jacob Blake described the pain he endures 24 hours a day and how his life changed in the snap of a finger. The 29-year-old Black man, who was shot last month in Kenosha in front of three of his […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT HABER , abc

05

Sep

French reporter who joined police exposes racism and violence

A French journalist who infiltrated the country’s police force has described a culture of racism and violence in which officers act with impunity. Valentin Gendrot claims the violence was so frequent it became almost banal and describes one incident where he was forced to help falsify evidence against an adolescent who had been beaten by […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT HABER , The Guardian

03

Sep

Daniel Prude: New York police used ‘spit hood’ on man who died of asphyxiation

An unarmed black man died in New York state after he was hooded by police and held face down to the road for two minutes, body camera footage shows. Daniel Prude, 41, who had mental health issues, was restrained in March by police who put a “spit hood” – a device used to stop detainees […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , BBC

02

Sep

LA Deputies Kill 29-Year-Old Dijon Kizzee After Stopping Him For A “Code Violation” On His Bicycle

On Monday afternoon, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Black man after initiating what some are calling a “pretextual” bicycle stop for an alleged “vehicle code violation.” At around 3:15 p.m. on Monday, in the vicinity of West 109th Place and Budlong Avenue in South LA, LASD deputies saw a man on […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , LA

31

Aug

Man, 33, is arrested for ‘jogging while black’ in San Antonio

A Texas man was detained and forcefully arrested by law enforcement for ‘jogging while black’, witnesses said, as officers searched for a different suspect in a nearby domestic violence call. Mathias Ometu, 33, spent two days in the Bexar County Jail after he was arrested by two San Antonio Police Department officers this week. The department has […]

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Country: United States
Source: , TSJ

29

Aug

Jacob Blake is handcuffed to his hospital bed, family says

Jacob Blake, who remains hospitalized after sustaining multiple injuries, is now handcuffed to his bed, his family said. Blake’s uncle told CNN on Thursday that Blake’s father visited the Wauwatosa, Wisconsin hospital where his son is recovering from at least one surgery. He was “heartbroken” to see that his son was handcuffed. “This is an […]

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Country: United States
Source: STAR , CNN