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New San Francisco DA Plans to Drop Charges Against Former Officer Over Deadly Shooting
Jenkins said in a letter sent Wednesday to Attorney General Rob Bonta that she intends to drop the charges against San Francisco police officer Christopher Samayoa at a March 1 hearing.
February 13, 2023
LA Police Officer Charged with Negligent Homicide in Pursuit Crash that Killed Teens
"I just can't put my arms around why (the officer) was driving at that rate of speed in pursuit of this vehicle. This officer is facing some serious issues,” says District Attorney Tony Clayton.
January 4, 2023
2 Colorado Officers Charged Over Woman Being Hit by Train in Patrol Car
Police said the woman suffered “serious bodily injuries,” including nine broken ribs, a broken arm, a broken leg, a fractured sternum and head injuries. Rios-Gonzalez plans to file a lawsuit against the two Weld County police departments.
November 8, 2022
Fired San Antonio Officer Charged Over On-Duty Shooting
James Brennand, who was fired last week, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault by a public servant in connection with the shooting of 17-year-old Erik Cantu.
October 12, 2022
GA Officer Charged with Homicide After Hitting Man on Moped while Driving to Work
Troopers say he didn’t see the moped rider right in front of him. Brady rear-ended Dwayne Claffey, knocking him off his moped.
September 15, 2022
CT Trooper Charged with Manslaughter Over 2020 OIS
Trooper Brian North fatally shot Mubarak Soulemane in January 2020 as Soulemane sat in the driver's seat of a stolen car in West Haven, where the high-speed chase ended and police boxed in the car.
April 20, 2022
Three PA Officers Charged in Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old Girl
Sharon Hill police officers Devon Smith, 34, Sean Dolan, 25, and Brian Devaney, 41, were hit with a total of 12 counts of voluntary and involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.
January 19, 2022
Minneapolis Officer Charged Over Fatal Pursuit Crash
Officer Brian Cummings was pursuing the driver of a stolen vehicle in north Minneapolis when his marked squad car slammed into the driver's side of Leneal Frazier's Jeep, at nearly 80 miles per hour.
October 22, 2021
Off-Duty Memphis Officer Driving 114 mph Before Fatal Crash
Police said five seconds before the crash Marshall was traveling 114 mph. The speed limit on the road is 45 mph.
June 30, 2021
Former Officer Potter Faces Manslaughter Charge in Daunte Wright Shooting
Kim Potter, who resigned from the Brooklyn Center Police Department Tuesday, was arrested about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents at the BCA in St. Paul.
April 14, 2021
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TX Deputies Indicted for Manslaughter Over 2019 In-Custody Death
Former Williamson County sheriff's Deputies J.J. Johnson and Zach Camden are charged with manslaughter after they chased Javier Ambler II, 40, in a 2019 pursuit that started because he failed to dim his headlights, and then used Tasers on him repeatedly while he gasped that he could not breathe and had congestive heart failure. Ambler died minutes later.
March 31, 2021
5 Oklahoma Officers Charged with Manslaughter in Shooting of Teen Robbery Suspect
Police in November said Rodriguez was shot when he did not follow officers' commands after climbing out of the drive-through window of a gas station, holding a pistol.
March 11, 2021
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