Tag: Police Shootings

Archived: Black Man Suffering from Mental Health Illness Dies After Police Use Taser and Tackle Him in the Street

Chinedu Valentine Okobi, 36, a Black man, father, Morehouse College graduate, uncle and brother died of cardiac arrest after San Mateo County police tackled and repeatedly used a Taser on him in Millibrae, south of San Francisco, Calif. Okobi was struggling with mental illness and had been weaving in and…

Archived: Amber Guyger Can't Be Fired During Investigation, Says Dallas Police Chief

At a town hall meeting where the community voiced concerns about why Amber Guyger is still employed and receiving pay, Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said any further disciplinary action would compromise the ongoing investigation of Botham Jean’s death. Once the department is “assured, an administrative investigation will not impede…