Tag: Police-shooting

California Bans Grand Juries in Police Shootings

In a historic move, California has officially banned the use of grand juries in the cases of police-related deaths. Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB227, written by Sen. Holly Mitchell, last Tuesday. Prior to the bill, the use of a grand jury in these cases was optional, which is the case…

New Video Shows South Carolina Cop Lied

Update (4/8/2015 2:25 p.m.): Mayor Keith Summey of North Charleston said in a press conference that Officer Michael Slager, who is charged with murder, has been fired from the police department, though his pregnant wife will still be receiving health benefits. Additionally, the North Charleston Police Department has received a…