Officer Daniel Beckwith—who had been with the department since July 2014—was on paid administrative leave at the time of his death. The leave was due to Beckwith's involvement in the fatal shooting of an armed subject who had pointed a weapon at a victim and officers.
Officer Bryan Perkins received permission to follow the woman for the entire distance to ensure that she safely arrived at the facility where the birth took place.
The Baton Rouge officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.
The Erie County District Attorney has found an officer with the Buffalo (NY) Police Department was justified when he shot a fleeing suspect in December 2018.
California Governor Gavin Newsom decreed by executive fiat on Wednesday that there would be a moratorium of indeterminate duration on the execution of convicted murderers sentenced to the death penalty in the Golden State.