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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.

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Colorado Officer Fired for "Extraordinary Series of Bad Decisions"

An officer with the Denver Police Department has been terminated from his job after what a supervisor called an extraordinary series of bad decisions" involving an unauthorized vehicle pursuit, filing a false report, and attempting to conceal damage to his patrol car using "white out."

Alabama Officer Fired Over Social Media Post

An officer with the Hoover (AL) Police Department has been fired by the agency after reportedly posting an image on social media showing a protester with crosshairs overlaid in the picture.

Three North Carolina Officers Fired Over Hate Speech

Piner reportedly said he is “ready” for the civil war and martial law he believes is coming, saying, “we are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them..."

Kentucky Officer in Fatal OIS to be Fired by Department

An officer with the Louisville (KY) Police Department will reportedly be fired on Friday after his involvement in the fatal shooting of a woman at her apartment earlier this year.

Atlanta Officers Attempted to De-Escalate Encounter with Man Before Fatal Shooting

Video footage released by the Atlanta Police Department shows officers talking for nearly half an hour with Rayshard Brooks before he was fatally shot during a confrontation after he was found sleeping in the drive-through lane of a local fast food restaurant.

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.

2 Atlanta Officers Fired for Alleged Excessive Force During Protest Response

Two officers with the Atlanta Police Department have reportedly been fired for alleged excessive use of force over the weekend while responding to protests and rioting in the city over the weekend.

4 Officers Fired Over Suspect's Death, Violent Protests Erupt in Minneapolis

At about 6 p.m., the protest turned into a march towards the 3rd Precinct, where it is believed that the as yet officially unidentified officers worked. Some protesters started vandalizing the building, shattering a window and spray painting squad cars.

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Missouri Court Upholds Firing of Officer in Use-of-Force Case

A Missouri appellate court upheld the termination of a former officer with the Columbia (MO) Police Department who allegedly injured a prisoner in 2011.