“I am concerned about excited delirium or whatever.” These were the words spoken by a fellow police officer as Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck for the final eight minutes of his life.
An IRR News researcher speaks to scholars and campaigners across the country about the disproportionate use of Tasers on over-policed BME communities, as the IOPC announces an inquiry into police discrimination.
The CHP fired at least 40 gunshots at the vehicle at a time when Mr. Burris contends that “no officer or civilian was in any danger,” nor does he believe that they had “reason to believe anyone inside the vehicle was armed.
Singing “No justice, no peace” thousands of protesters marched through a Paris suburb to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of a black man whose case has mobilized anger against police brutality.
Last year, after police had placed Elijah McClain in a chokehold, then handcuffed him, paramedics injected him with ketamine, a powerful sedative. They said he “appeared to be” exhibiting signs of “excited delirium”.
The mother of a man shot dead by police has vowed to get justice for her son as the court of appeal is to hear a challenge to police use of force. The IOPC is bringing the case against an officer known as W80
We are extremely pleased to announce that the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) grants round officially opened for families/campaigns affected by custody deaths on 7 July 2020.
We are extremely pleased to announce that the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund have appointed Catalyst 4 Change CIC to organise a series of national events (subject to current COVID-19 restrictions).