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Former Minneapolis Officer Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Woman Who Called 911

The jury convicted Mohamed Noor of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a dual citizen of the United States and Australia, on July 15, 2017.

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Former Michigan Trooper Convicted of Manslaughter for Using TASER on Teen Riding ATV

Mark Bessner fired the less-lethal weapon from the passenger seat of a patrol car while he and his partner chased 15-year-old Damon Grimes in August 2017.

Illinois Court Rejects Bid to Resentence Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting

The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday voted 4-2 to reject a bid by prosecutors to resentence a former Chicago police officer for the controversial shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

Illinois AG, Prosecutor Ask for Longer Prison Sentence for Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder

In a complicated and rare legal maneuver, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon are asking the state supreme court to review the sentencing of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke.

Former Florida Chief Gets 3 Years for Framing Suspects in Burglary Cases

Three former officers have also pleaded guilty in the case, which centered around Atesiano's efforts to improve the department's crime-solving rate.

Chicago Officer Convicted of Murdering Laquan McDonald Could Get 60 Years in Prison, Appeal Expected

Van Dyke’s attorney has vowed to appeal the conviction to a higher court, a process that would begin after sentencing. Daniel Herbert has said in interviews that one of the reasons he filed so many pretrial motions was to preserve issues for an appeal if Van Dyke were convicted.

Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder in 2014 Shooting of Laquan McDonald

Van Dyke, 40, was charged with first-degree murder, official misconduct and aggravated battery in the Oct. 20, 2014, shooting of McDonald, who was shot 16 times. Jurors were told Thursday they have the option of convicting Van Dyke of second-degree murder, which is probationable.

Former Texas Officer Found Guilty of Murder for Duty Shooting

Oliver shot into the back of a 2004 black Impala where Edwards was a passenger on April 29 last year. He claimed the car was about to run over his partner, Officer Tyler Gross, but several witnesses and video taken from the officer’s body camera show the car was moving away from Gross.

Baltimore Detectives Convicted in Corruption Trial

A federal jury convicted two Baltimore police detectives for their roles in one of the biggest police corruption scandals in city history.

Judge Rules Former SC Officer Slager Committed Murder in 2015 OIS

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.