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Former Minneapolis Officer Resentenced to 57 Months for Killing 911 Caller

Judge Kathryn Quaintance, who also presided at Noor's trial, granted prosecutors' request to impose the maximum sentence called for by state sentencing guidelines on Noor's manslaughter conviction, 57 months.

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Chauvin Gets 22.5 Years for Killing of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin, in a very brief statement during the sentencing, said, “I am not able to give a full statement at this time, but very briefly, I want to give my condolences to the Floyd family.”

Chauvin's Attorney Seeks Probation, Prosecutors Want 30 Years

Judge Peter Cahill has scheduled Chauvin's sentencing hearing for June 25. Cahill has previously indicated that he will consider aggravating factors to potentially issue a sentence that is longer than the recommendations under state guidelines.

Female California Deputy Jailed for Alleged Sex Act with Teenage Boy

A female deputy formerly with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office has been sentenced to six months in jail after being found guilty of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenage boy.

Former St. Louis Officer Gets 7 Years for Russian Roulette Killing of Fellow Officer

Nathaniel Hendren, 30, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of involuntary manslaughter and one count of armed criminal action for the shooting death of Officer Katlyn Alix, 24.

Maryland Officer Gets 6 Months in Jail for Punching Handcuffed Man

An officer with the Prince George's County (MD) Police Department has been sentenced to six months behind bars for punching a man who was handcuffed in the back of a squad car.

Fired Dallas Officer Gets 10 Years for Neighbor's Murder

Guyger was convicted Tuesday of murder in the killing, which occurred when she mistook the neighbor's apartment for her own, entered, and shot the man reportedly believing he was a burglar. She faced up to 99 years for the crime. The minimum sentence would have been five years.

Ex-Minneapolis Officer Sentenced to 12.5 Years for 911 Caller's Shooting Death

Speaking in court before the sentence was read, Noor said that he had felt "fear" as he pulled the trigger. But when he saw Ruszczyk Damond on the ground, "I knew in an instant that I was wrong."

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.

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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.

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