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Former SC Officer Slager Sentenced to 20 years for Fatal OIS

December 7, 2017
Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for the deadly shooting of Walter Scott.

Judge Rules Former SC Officer Slager Committed Murder in 2015 OIS

December 7, 2017
U.S. District Judge David Norton will announce the amount of time Slager will serve within the range of 19 to 24 years later today. The former officer could have faced life in prison.

Defense Focuses on Taser Grab in Former SC Officer's Sentencing Hearing Over Walter Scott Shooting

December 6, 2017
An audio expert contended that an eyewitness video captured Slager shouting, “Let go of the Taser, or I’ll shoot you,” moments before the then officer pulled his .45-caliber pistol and fired eight times. Slager has said he did so because Scott took the stun gun.

Former SC Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation in Walter Scott Shooting

May 2, 2017
In a plea deal with federal prosecutors, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager admitted Tuesday to using excessive force in the shooting death of Walter Scott.

Mistrial Declared in Murder Trial of Former SC Officer

December 5, 2016
A judge declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a man by a South Carolina former patrolman, after the jury said they could not come to a unanimous verdict.

Video: South Carolina Officer Shot, Saved by Vest

July 5, 2016
A North Charleston police officer shot in the abdomen during a standoff Monday was likely saved from more serious injury by his ballistic vest, according to North Charleston Deputy Chief David Cheatle. Officer Wayne Pavlischeck has now been released from the hospital.

South Carolina Officer Shot, Saved by Vest

July 5, 2016
A North Charleston police officer shot in the abdomen during a standoff Monday was likely saved from more serious injury by his ballistic vest, according to North Charleston Deputy Chief David Cheatle. Officer Wayne Pavlischeck has now been released from the hospital. More Here.

Feds Investigating South Carolina Police Department at Request of Chief, Mayor

May 17, 2016
Federal investigators are expected to announce a review of the North Charleston (SC) Police Department Tuesday, according to a U.S. Justice Department news release.

Former S.C. Officer Who Fatally Shot Walter Scott Released From Jail

January 5, 2016
A former police officer who is charged with fatally shooting an unarmed man in North Charleston, S.C., has been released from jail and put on house arrest until his trial.

Former South Carolina Officer Facing Murder Charges Sues Union Over Legal Bills

November 12, 2015
Former North Charleston, SC, police officer Michael Slager is suing a police fraternal organization for failing to defend him against a murder charge in the killing of Walter Scott.

Video: North Charleston Pays $6.5 Million Settlement to Family of Walter Scott, State Record

October 9, 2015
North Charleston (SC) City Council officials announced approval of a $6.5 million settlement with the Walter Scott family during Thursday night's meeting.

North Charleston Police Chief Fires Officer for Confederate Flag Photo Found on Facebook

June 26, 2015
A North Charleston, S.C., police officer who posted a photo of himself wearing Confederate Flag boxer shorts to Facebook has been fired.

Former South Carolina Officer Indicted for Fatal Shooting, Could Get Life

June 8, 2015
Charleston County (S.C.) Solicitor Scarlett Wilson on Monday announced that a state Grand Jury has indicted a former North Charleston police officer for murder.

Video: Former South Carolina Officer Indicted for Fatal Shooting, Could Get Life

June 8, 2015
Charleston County (S.C.) Solicitor Scarlett Wilson on Monday announced that a state Grand Jury has indicted a former North Charleston police officer for murder.

Sharpton Praises Chief's and Mayor's Response to North Charleston Shooting

April 13, 2015
Summey and Police Chief Eddie Driggers sat in the front and listened, as Sharpton spoke. "What this mayor did is what we've asked mayors to do all over the country. Not to do us a favor, just enforce the law."

Video: North Charleston Shooting Dash Cam Video Released

April 9, 2015
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has released several dash cam videos in connection with the fatal shooting of Walter Scott. None shows the actual shooting.

North Charleston Shooting: Dash Cam Video Released

April 9, 2015
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has released several dash cam videos in connection with the fatal shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston, S.C. None shows the actual shooting. The video from the officer's dash cam shows the officer approaching Scott's car. More Here.

S.C. Police Shooting Defense: What the Video Doesn't Show

April 9, 2015
The shooting of Walter Scott by a North Charleston, S.C., police officer has generated national outrage. Legal and police tactics experts said the video would be powerful evidence in the criminal case. But they say it still leaves the officer's defense with options.

S.C. Police Shooting Defense: What the Video Doesn't Show

April 9, 2015
The shooting of Walter Scott by a North Charleston, S.C., police officer has generated national outrage, spurred by the citizen video of the incident, shown here. One likely defense focus will be what is not on the video, the experts said, telling jurors that the video doesn't tell the whole story. More Here.

Sharpton Calls for Federal Police Laws After South Carolina Shooting

April 8, 2015
“There must be national policy and national law on policing,” Mr. Sharpton said. “We can’t go from state to state, we’ve got to have national law to protect people against these continued questions.”
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