A civil jury trial date has officially been set on August 2, 2021,for the January 1, 2009, New Orleans NOPD shooting 82 40 caliber low trajectory angle shots into Adolph Grimes III body.
Custody Deaths & Abuse
A police officer who killed Dalian Atkinson by tasering him to the ground and kicking him has been jailed for 8 years. PC Benjamin Monk, 43, discharged his taser three times and kicked him twice in the head.
A UN report that analysed racial justice in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd has called on member states including the UK to end the “impunity” enjoyed by police officers who violate the human rights.
The makers of the controversial film Injustice, which the Police Federation tried to suppress on its release in 2001, will begin screenings of a hard hitting follow up film starting this weekend.
A police officer has been convicted of the manslaughter of the former professional footballer Dalian Atkinson, after firing an electric stun gun into him for 33 seconds and kicking him twice in the head as he lay on the ground.
The family of Alton Sterling, shot and killed by a white police officer outside a convenience store has reached a $4.5 million settlement with the city, nearly five years after his death, the family’s lawyers said.
A public inquiry into the death of an unarmed man shot by a Metropolitan police marksman during a foiled prison break has heard that a bug in the getaway car picked up the occupants saying they did not have a real gun.
Australian mother Leetona Dungay and a team of lawyers will take a claim over her son’s death in custody to the United Nations. David Dungay Jr died after being restrained by five prison officers in 2015.