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Former Louisville Officer Pleads Guilty to Using Excessive Force During Anti-Police Protest

Katie R. Crews, 29, admitted in a plea hearing Tuesday that she fired a pepperball that struck Machelle McAtee on June 1, 2020, outside a popular barbecue restaurant. At the time, law enforcement authorities were attempting to enforce a city curfew intended to contain weeks of public protests after Taylor was killed during a police raid of her apartment

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Chauvin Appeals Murder Conviction Over Floyd In-Custody Death

Chauvin asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals in a court filing Monday to reverse his conviction, reverse and remand for a new trial in a new venue, or order a resentencing.

Editorial: Cautionary Tale

Officers should heed the lessons of the Kimberly Potter case and train regularly with all of their tools.

3 Former Minneapolis Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations in Floyd Death

The convictions announced Thursday are separate from and in addition to any and all charges the State of Minnesota has brought against these former officers related to the death of Floyd.

FL Officer's Conviction in Shooting of Unarmed Therapist Overturned

At the 2019 trial, Officer Aledda testified that witnesses had called to report a man with a gun and that he believed Kinsey was being held hostage. The jury acquitted him of two felony counts of attempted manslaughter but convicted him on the misdemeanor.

Dave Smith: Reducing Officer Errors

With the scrutiny you now face, it’s critical that you do everything you can to prevent “slip and capture.”

Dershowitz: Former Officer Potter's Conviction is "Dangerous"

Officer Potter, a decorated policewoman with more than two decades of service, simply did not commit a crime. The prosecution conceded that she did not intend to shoot Wright and that she made a mistake by pulling out and firing a gun instead of a Taser.

Former MN Officer Convicted of Manslaughter in Daunte Wright Shooting

Prosecutors encouraged jurors in their closing arguments Monday to handle former officer Kimberly Potter's deactivated Taser and duty pistol during deliberations.

Kansas City Officer Convicted of Manslaughter Over OIS

A Jackson County, MO, judge has found Kansas City police detective Eric DeValkenaere guilty of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Cameron Lamb.

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MN Supreme Court Reverses Former Officer's Murder Conviction Over Shooting of Woman

Wednesday, the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed the third-degree murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor. His conviction was based on the third-degree depraved-mind murder charge in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

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