Tag: Shootings

Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot by Police in His Backyard

UPDATE: March 22, 2018 at 10 a.m. ET The Sacramento Police Department (SPD) released threevideos onWednesdaythat captured the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by police officers. Three videos: body camera 1, body camera 2, and one from the SPD helicopter document Sunday night’s incident. The helicopter video provides a clearer…

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 Who Killed Unarmed Terence Crutcher Returns to Duty

Betty Shelby shot and killed unarmed Terence Crutcher in 2016 after his car broke down. Two years later, she is now actively patrolling as a sheriff’s deputy. Following the trial, in which a jury acquitted Shelby in 40-year-old Crutcher’s death, she remained briefly with the Tulsa Police Department. Eventually she…