Tag Archive | police brutality

What you need to know in the case of George Floyd — Queenie’s Blog , LLC

Officers involved in the murder of George Floyd are Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. All four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s killing have been charged, the Minnesota attorney general announced. Charges were elevated for one former officer from third to second-degree murder. The other former officers will be charged with […]

via What you need to know in the case of George Floyd — Queenie’s Blog , LLC

Baltimore Police Officer Seen On Video Striking Woman After She Hit Another Officer Won’t Face Charges — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore police officer whose police powers were suspended after he was seen on video striking a woman in the head after she swung at another officer twice will not face charges, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office said Monday night. In a statement, spokesperson Zy Richardson told WJZ that “while we…

via Baltimore Police Officer Seen On Video Striking Woman After She Hit Another Officer Won’t Face Charges — CBS Baltimore

The Queen, Prince Harry, And Meghan Markle’s Commonwealth Trust Speaks Out In Support Of Black Lives Matter — 99.3-105.7 Kiss FM

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN Although Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have distanced themselves from the royal family, they are coming together with The Queen in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Meghan has been very vocal since joining the royal family about growing up biracial and how it affected her. As thousands protested in…

via The Queen, Prince Harry, And Meghan Markle’s Commonwealth Trust Speaks Out In Support Of Black Lives Matter — 99.3-105.7 Kiss FM

George Floyd Death: Baltimore Police Officers Kneel During Monday’s Protests, Crowd Erupts With Cheers — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Baltimore for the fourth day of protests in the wake of the death of a man in police custody in Minnesota, several Baltimore police officers showed his support for the movement by taking a knee. Viewer Rachel Curtis sent WJZ a video that…

via George Floyd Death: Baltimore Police Officers Kneel During Monday’s Protests, Crowd Erupts With Cheers — CBS Baltimore

Everything We Know About The Black Navy Veteran Killed By Portland State University Police — News One

An investigation was underway in Oregon for what witnesses described as police hastily killing an innocent Black man who was trying to be a peacemaker before officers labeled him a suspect and shot him. See Also: Activists Call Out NRA For Not Defending Philando Castile In Wake Of Verdict Jason Washington, who was armed, had a…

via Everything We Know About The Black Navy Veteran Killed By Portland State University Police — News One

F The Police: 3-Year-Old Girl Awarded $2.5M Settlement After Police Officer Points Gun At Her Chest — Bossip

3-Year-Old Gets $2.5M After Police Officer Points Gun At Her On Wednesday, Chicago’s City Council approved a $2.5 million settlement in a lawsuit brought against the police department after an officer pointed a gun at the chest of a three-year-old back in 2013. Aretha Simmons sued the city in 2014 over the execution of a…

via F The Police: 3-Year-Old Girl Awarded $2.5M Settlement After Police Officer Points Gun At Her Chest — Bossip

Stand up! Police brutality

35-year-old Jason Stockley was acquitted for the 2011 shooting and killing 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith and the city of St.Louis went on a protest. Board member of the Ethical Society of Police, Reddit Hudson is responsible for the video being released explained why Jason Stockley should have gone to jail. He explained, “We actually put that video…

via Roland Martin Says It’s Time To ‘Stand Up And Say Something’ — Majic 102.1

T.I. & Other Rappers Who’ve Recently Addressed Police Brutality — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Today marks the release of T.I.’s EP, Us or Else, which TIP says he felt compelled to write after “the repeated deaths of unarmed black citizens at the hands of police.”

via T.I. & Other Rappers Who’ve Recently Addressed Police Brutality — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Arlington Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Christian Taylor Has Been Fired

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The Arlington Police officer, who shot and killed 19-year-old college student Christian Taylor at a car dealership, has been fired from the department.

According to NBC News, the police chief announced that Officer Brad Miller was fired for “exercising poor judgment” during a press conference earlier today.

It was reported that Miller told law enforcements that he feared for his safety, but police have confirmed that he did not make physical contact with Taylor. Police Chief Will Johnson told the press:

“This fear and feeling of isolation was the result of his poor decision to enter the building without assistance and without an arrest plan.”

Police sources reported that Christian Taylor allegedly kicked in the windshield of a Ford Mustang and then crashed his Jeep into a showroom door. Officer Miller reportedly entered the dealership on his own, without informing the other officers at the time, leading to their confrontation. Chief…

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