Patrick was the first-born son. In his family, the role seemed to weigh on him. He reflected upon it in a 2020 saying that “I’m the first son and I usually (mess) it up but this year I’m trying pop.”
Police Brutality & Killings
The theft of a blue plaque honouring a British-Nigerian man who drowned after he was chased by police is being treated as a hate crime. The memorial to David Oluwale disappeared just hours after it was unveiled.
The former Fort Worth police officer accused of murder in the 2019 shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, is set to go to trial May 16. Jefferson was shot inside her own home in south Fort Worth in October 2019.
Police video has been released of a white officer fatally shooting a black man in the back of the head after a scuffle over a stun gun. Footage shows Patrick Lyoya running from the officer after a traffic stop.
Three California Highway Patrol officers who fatally shot a 23-year-old unarmed man in 2020 after he rammed a stolen car into their vehicles in Oakland will not face criminal charges, authorities said Monday.
A police firearms officer is being investigated for potential homicide offences over the shooting of a 31-year-old man in Coventry in 2019. The officer and victims family have been advised of this development.
This week marks a grim anniversary: one year since the murder of Sarah Everard. The killing by a serving policeman, PC Wayne Couzens, shook the country.‘ Almost none of us have got justice’, said Marcia Rigg.
Three former Minneapolis police officers have been convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane were charged with depriving Floyd of his right to medical care.