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Kenosha Officers Will Not be Charged Over Jacob Blake Shooting, City Braces for Unrest

District Attorney Michael Graveley said Officer Rusten Sheskey was justified in his use of deadly force. The other officers at the scene also will not be charged.

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Minneapolis PD Releases Video of Shooting, Riot Suspects Arrested

The video showed the man attempting to drive away from police before his vehicle was hemmed in, and then showed him looking through his driver’s side window at the officers. Glass then erupts from the driver's window. An officer is heard voicing an expletive, and multiple shots are fired.

MD Officers Cleared in Shooting of Alleged "Boogaloo" Movement Supporter

The suspect, 21-year-old Duncan Socrates Lemp was reportedly a supporter of the "Boogaloo" movement, which is linked to white supremacy and violence against police and promotes racial warfare.

Fatal Police Shooting Sparks Protest in Minneapolis

Scores of protesters quickly descended on the scene of the shooting in a gas station parking lot in South Minneapolis, about a mile from the intersection where Floyd died, facing off in below-freezing temperatures with police officers clad in riot gear, some clutching batons and cans of pepper spray.

Feds Will Not Charge Cleveland Officers Involved in 2014 Tamir Rice Shooting

The DOJ announced that career prosecutors reviewing the federal investigation into the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice found insufficient evidence to support federal criminal charges against the Cleveland Police officers involved in the incident.

Ohio Officer Fired Over Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Man

The dismissal of Adam Coy, a 19-year veteran of the Columbus police force, followed the recommendation of Chief Thomas Quinlan, who concluded that Andre Maurice Hill, 47, was the victim of an act of “senseless violence” when he was shot and killed last Tuesday.

LAPD Officers Cleared in Tragic Death of Store Employee During Gunfight with Suspect

The prosecution’s assessment of the police shooting of Melyda Corado, however, is dated Nov. 30, about a week prior to new District Attorney George Gascon being sworn into office. It was not immediately clear if Gascon — who has vowed to take a harder stance on law enforcement shootings — plans to review the case.

FL Deputy Pleaded with Suspect to "Show Hands" Before Fatal Shooting

In late July, "Scott's mother called HCSO when he left a note at her home claiming he wanted to die via suicide by cop," the sheriff's office said.

San Francisco Officer Indicted Over Shooting of Man Who Reportedly Hit Him with Bottle

DA Chesa Boudin has not disclosed the specific charges that Officer Christopher Flores will face, citing secrecy laws around grand jury proceedings. He is being asked to voluntarily surrender into custody on an arrest warrant.

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NM State Police Release Video of Controversial Fatal Shooting

State police said they tried to pull over Rodney Applewhite in Los Lunas, but he led them on a chase. They said it was when they finally caught up to him and were trying to arrest him, he reached for a sergeant’s gun and another officer opened fire