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Internal Investigation Concludes Officers Should Not Have Fired Their Weapons In Breonna Taylor Shooting

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Recently released documents show that an internal investigation concluded the officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor should not have fired their weapons.  ABC News reports that Louisville Metro Police Department’s Professional Standards Unit concluded that the officers should have practiced de-escalation tactics instead of firing their weapons. That includes Sgt. John …

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Trial For Officer Charged In Breonna Taylor Raid Moved To 2022

Brett Hankison

Brett Hankison, the lone officer charged in the raid on Breonna Taylor’s home, has had his trial delayed until 2022. Hankison, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detective Myles Cosgrove were not charged with murdering Taylor. Instead, Hankison is facing three charges of wanton endangerment for firing into Taylor’s neighbor’s home. He …

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Breonna Taylor Ceramic Statue Vandalized In Oakland, CA


According to CBS SF BayArea, Oakland police are investigating an act of vandalism that left a ceramic bust of Breonna Taylor severely damaged. Just two weeks ago, Leo Carson, a sculptor who worked as a food server before the pandemic, installed the ceramic bust in Latham Square near City Hall. …

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