officer-involved shooting

13 Oct 2020

SF’s Police Shooting Protest Was Peaceful; 93% of BLM Protests Are

About 150 people marched in San Francisco Monday night in protest against the police killing of an alleged carjacking suspect. The crowd was small, but their demand of police was clear: Stop shooting Black and brown people.  The story, according to a police statement, is that officers responded to a

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06 Oct 2020

Texas Officer Arrested After Killing Unarmed “Pillar of the Community”

The Texas Rangers arrested a Wolfe City police officer two days after he fatally shot Jonathan Price, a 31-year-old unarmed Black man, while he was walking away “in a non-threatening posture.” The story sounds familiar because it unfortunately is.  From the disturbance call to the officer’s trigger reaction, to the

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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02 Oct 2019

Amber Guyger’s 10-Year Prison Sentence is Something, but Short of Real Justice

Amber Guyger, the former Dallas cop who illegally entered an innocent man’s apartment and fatally shot him, was just sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for murder. Although the sentence could have easily been extended to life in prison, as many people who haven’t worn the shield are often

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08 May 2019

Six Fremont Police Officer-Involved Shooting Videos Released, Full Breakdown Here

Warning: This article contains graphic videos that may be triggering and inappropriate for some viewers. On Wednesday, Fremont Police Department complied with the new transparency law, SB 1421, which became effective Jan. 1, by releasing video footage of six officer-involved shootings that occurred over the past three years. We are

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12 Jan 2018

Your Need to Know News This Week

Below are some highlights, lowlights and oddities from this week in local news. A recipe for destruction What do you get when you mix a bottle of Hennessy, meth and loaded guns? Nothing good, ever. But two people found out Sunday that such a cocktail can definitely get you arrested.

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