Tag: #IfIDieInPoliceCustody

No Indictments in Death of Sandra Bland

After meeting for close to 11 hours on Monday, a grand jury in Texas late last night announcedthat no indictments will be made in connection with the death of Sandra Bland, who died while in police custody this past July. The grand jury will meet again next month in order…

3 of 4 Dead in Jail Never Convicted of a Crime

The mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Sandra Bland have raised questions about deaths of people in jail. And according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, three out of four of those who die while in custody in local jails have not even been convicted of a crime. This has…

Dash Cam Footage Shows Excessive Force in Sandra Bland's Arrest

Sandra Bland’s death is now being looked at as a possible murder, according to Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis. While the initial autopsy report ruled the death as a suicide by hanging with a plastic bag, Mathis said the murder investigation will go to the grand jury in August….