Tag: Police-shooting

Ex-Cop Walks Free in Deadly Shooting of Homeless Black Man

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer will face no charges for killing an unarmed Black homeless man three years ago despite, unusually, the police chief calling for prosecution. Clifford Proctor, who resigned from the force in 2017, shot and killed 29-year-old Brendon Glenn in 2015. During a struggle, Proctor,…

Officer Fired for Shooting Black Man for Sitting in His Own Truck

A 10-year Texas police veteran who shot and critically wounded a Black man for “burglarizing” his own pickup truck has been effectively fired. Mesquite Police Chief Charles Cato released a statement Wednesday regarding Derick Wiley, 35, and the shooting of Lyndo Jones, 31, in November: “Earlier today, I received the…