Attorney Missy O'Linn explains her "Constitutional Law Crate," which she created as 11 flash cards assembled into a cube, or crate, to give officers a way to remember the most imperative information when testifying in court, such as the three levels of force and Graham v. Connor.
The consent decree requires officers to document each time they draw their weapons—even if they don't actually fire—and tightens instances in which officers may deploy TASERs. It also requires the department to publish use-of-force data on a monthly basis.
The family of Stephon Clark—who was fatally shot by officers with the Sacramento Police Department in March 2018—has filed a $20 million federal lawsuit, claiming officers racially profiled the victim.
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 6 ¾ years in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.
A Middlesex Superior Court jury Monday found Curtis W. Schondelmeyer made false and defamatory statements about Frissore when he appeared on a 2014 Fox Undercover Investigates report aired on WFXT-Channel 25 titled “Police Payback?”