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Memphis Officer Charged with On-Duty Murder, Kidnapping

Police say Patric Ferguson then drove to the area of Frayser Blvd. and Denver Street, where they say he shot and killed Robert Howard. An affidavit says Ferguson shot Howard in the back of the squad car before moving the body to another location.

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Texas Officer Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Fight Suspect

An officer with the Wolfe City (TX) Police Department has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a subject reportedly involved in a fight at a gas station earlier this week.

Washington Officer Charged with Murder in Fatal 2019 OIS

King County Prosecutor Daniel Satterberg determined that the fatal shooting by Officer Jeff Nelson in 2019 was unjustified.

Former Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Sues City Over Firing

A former officer with the Atlanta Police Department who was involved in the fatal shooting of a man in a fast food restaurant parking lot in June, has filed suit against Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and interim police Chief Rodney Bryant over his firing.

Atlanta DA May Have Violated Law in Investigation of Officers

The grand jury had been suspended on March 13 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And legal experts say Howard's grand jury subpoena with no grand jury in session could be an ethical or possibly criminal issue.

Atlanta Foundation Tries to Boost Police Morale Prevent Officer Exits with $500 Bonuses

“I have to assume many of those officers who walked out won’t be coming back” said Atlanta Police Union representative Ken Allen.

Hot-Lanta is a Hot Mess

Police Union spokesman Champion says Mayor Bottoms is part of the morale problem. "They're just fed up. I mean, their mayor has come out and said everything that they used to do with use of force is not valid—'Don't do it'—so I don't know how we defend ourselves when people want to fight us," he said.

Fired Atlanta Officer Faces Felony Murder Charge in Brooks Shooting

If convicted, Rolfe is facing the possibility of the death penalty or life in prison.

3 Fired Minneapolis Officers Charged with Aiding and Abetting Floyd Murder, Chauvin Charge Elevated to Second Degree

Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane will be charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder, the Star Tribune reports.

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Fired Minneapolis Officer Charged with Murder in Floyd Death

Derek Chauvin, 44, was arrested late Friday morning and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter four days after the incident.