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Attorneys for Former MN Officer who Fatally Shot Woman During 911 Response Want 3.5-Year Sentence

Attorneys for former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor filed court documents Thursday requesting leniency when he is resentenced next week for fatally shooting Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

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Former MN Officer's Attorneys Plan to Argue Killing of Daunte Wright was "Innocent Mistake"

Former Minnesota police officer Kimberly Potter's attorneys filed a notice of defenses Wednesday afternoon that was made public Thursday morning outlining four potential options.

Attorneys for Former MN Officer Seek Dismissal of First-Degree Manslaughter Charge in Killing of Daunte Wright

In the filing on Wednesday, the attorneys claim that the amended complaint "underplays" Wright's conduct during the incident, noting he had a warrant out for his arrest, resisted arrest and committed "by Supreme Court opinion, a dangerous crime" by driving away

Former Officers Plead Not Guilty to Federal Charges Over George Floyd Death

All four of the men appeared at the hearing remotely via videoconference. Chauvin appeared from a room in the state's maximum security prison, where he is serving a 22 1/2-year sentence for murder in Floyd's death.

Honolulu Officers Free of Criminal Charges Over Fatal Shooting

“We are pleased with today’s decision. This has been challenging for our officers, the department and many in our community,” Acting Honolulu police Chief Rade K. Vanic said, in a statement. “Throughout this time, our officers have continued to serve with pride and professionalism. I thank the HPD ohana for their support.”

Judge Dismisses Case Against Oklahoma Officer Who Killed Active Shooter

The prosecutor had argued the lieutenant never gave the suspect a chance when she turned a corner and appeared to be surrendering. He argued three other officers didn't engage in gunfire at that time, only Lieutenant John Mitchell.

Austin-Area DA Expands Unit That Investigates Police

District Attorney Jose Garza, elected last fall, ran on a platform of police accountability and has recently indicted multiple officers since taking office. Garza said the new hires will enable his office to address the increased caseload.

Judge Finds Cause to Prosecute WI Officer Cleared in Multiple Shootings

Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Glenn Yamahiro said Wednesday that there is probable cause that Officer Joseph Mensah committed a crime of homicide when he killed Jay Anderson Jr.

Former MO Chief who Saved Child from Pond, Pleads Guilty to Attacking Child's Father

The father had reportedly walked into the police station in December 2018 and said he had tried to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a nearby pond, police said.

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Austin-Area DA Apologizes to Officer, Drops Charges of Excessive Force

On Tuesday, Travis County District Attorney José Garza announced the pending indictment against APD Officer Gregory Gentry was dismissed “in the best interest of justice."

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