excessive force

12 Oct 2021

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Charges Against Former San Leandro Officer in Walmart Killing

A former San Leandro police officer hoped the court would dismiss voluntary manslaughter charges against him for fatally shooting a man in April 2020, but a judge Tuesday was not inclined to let him off the hook so easily. On April 18, 2020, Jason Fletcher was the first officer to

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23 Sep 2020

Officers Will Not Face Murder Charges in Killing of Breonna Taylor

Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky on March 13 — 194 days later, a grand jury determined only one of the officers involved should be indicted.  Officer Brett Hankison will face multiple counts of wanton endangerment, according to Jefferson County Judge Annie O’Connell. Two other

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