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‘No Excuse’: Fellow Officers Condemn Police Shooting of Fort Worth Woman

Officer Aaron Dean has been charged with murder. But Atatiana Jefferson’s family is still looking for answers.
Tags: Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Jefferson, Atatiana (1990-2019, Aaron Y. Dean, Fort Worth (Tex, Tarrant County (Tex


What We Know About the Fort Worth Police Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson

Aaron Dean, the officer who shot Ms. Jefferson in her own home, resigned hours before he was charged with murder.
Tags: Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Dean, Aaron (Fort Worth, Tex, Police Officer, Jefferson, Atatiana (1990-2019, Fort Worth (Tex


Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder for Shooting Woman in Her Home

Aaron Dean, who killed Atatiana Jefferson while she was home with her nephew, resigned hours before he was going to be fired.
Tags: Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Jefferson, Atatiana (1990-2019, Dean, Aaron (Fort Worth, Tex, Police Officer


Fort Worth Police Shooting: Officer Is Charged With Murder for Killing Woman in Her Home

Aaron Dean, the officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson as she was playing a video game with her nephew, resigned hours before he was going to be fired.
Tags: News, Police Officer, Police Brutality, Jefferson, Dean, Tex, Aaron Dean, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Atatiana Jefferson, Atatiana (1990-2019, Aaron (Fort Worth


'MURDER' — Aaron Dean, former Fort Worth TX police officer, charged with murder for fatal shooting of black woman

“This man murdered someone,” the victim's brother, Adarius Carr, said at a news conference. “He should be arrested.” Aaron Dean, the former Fort Worth Texas police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson this weekend while she was playing a video game with her nephew, resigned hours before he was going to be fired. Dean was charged with murder on Monday and booked into jail without bond, per Tarrant County jail records. Aaron Y. Dean, the officer, had resigned earlier on Monday, hours bef...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Crime, News, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter, Blacklivesmatter, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Fort Worth Texas, Jefferson, Dean, Kraus, Fort Worth TX, Aaron Dean, Rob Beschizza


Fort Worth Police Shooting: Officer Faces Criminal Inquiry for Killing Woman in Her Home

Aaron Dean, the officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson as she was playing a video game with her nephew, resigned only hours before he was going to be fired.
Tags: News, Police Officer, Police Brutality, Fort Worth, Jefferson, Dean, Tex, Aaron Dean, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Atatiana Jefferson, Atatiana (1990-2019, Aaron (Fort Worth


Fort Worth Police Shooting: Officer Who Shot Woman in Her Home Resigns

The officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson as she was playing video games with her nephew resigned only hours before he was going to be fired, the authorities said.
Tags: News, Police Officer, Police Brutality, Fort Worth, Jefferson, Dean, Tex, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Atatiana Jefferson, Atatiana (1990-2019, Aaron (Fort Worth


Former Georgia Officer Who Killed a Black Man Is Convicted, but Not of Murder

The former officer, Robert Olsen, was acquitted of murder charges, but was found guilty on lesser counts stemming from the fatal shooting of Anthony Hill, an unarmed Air Force veteran.
Tags: News, Georgia, Police Officer, Police Brutality, Air Force, Murders, Robert Olsen, Anthony Hill, Hill, Olsen, Ga, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Robert (Dekalb County, Anthony (1988-2015, Decatur (Ga


Fort Worth Police Officer Who Shot a Woman in Her Home Has Resigned

The officer who shot and killed a 28-year-old woman as she was playing video games with her nephew in her home resigned only hours before he was going to be fired, the authorities said on Monday.
Tags: News, Police Brutality, Jefferson, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Atatiana


Texas cop shoots black woman dead in her own home, through her window

A black woman was shot dead by a white police officer early Saturday in her own home. The officer, responding to a call from a neighbor concerned about an open door, opened fire only four seconds after seeing Atatiana Jefferson, 28 through a window. He approached the house, spotted her in the dwelling she shared with an 8-year-old nephew, shrieked instructions at her, then shot and killed her. The clip shows police searching the perimeter of the residential property, before noticing a figure at...
Tags: Post, Texas, News, Police Brutality, Fort Worth, Fort Worth Police Department, Atatiana Jefferson


Fort Worth Woman Was Playing Video Game With Her Nephew When Shot by Police

A police officer fired the shot that killed Atatiana Jefferson from outside her bedroom window. A neighbor had reported two doors ajar.
Tags: Texas, News, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Atatiana Jefferson


Texas Woman Was Playing Video Game With Her Nephew When Shot by Police

A police officer fired the shot that killed Atatiana Jefferson from outside her bedroom window. A neighbor had reported two doors ajar.
Tags: Texas, News, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex


Black Woman, 28, Shot and Killed by Police Officer in Her Texas Home While Watching Her 8-Year-Old Nephew

The white officer responded to a report that the front door of her house had been left open
Tags: Texas, News, Uncategorized, Police Brutality, Gun Violence, Onetime


Fort Worth Officer Fatally Shot Woman Inside Her Home, Police Say

Body camera footage shows the officer peering into a window and shouting, “Put your hands up! Show me your hands!” Then he fired his weapon.
Tags: News, Police, Police Brutality, Murders, Tex, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Fort Worth (Tex, Police Department (Dallas, Atatiana Jefferson


Stephon Clark’s Sons Reach $2.4 Million Settlement Over Police Killing

The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018.
Tags: News, Police, Sacramento, Cameras, Police Brutality, Murders, Clark, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Sacramento (Calif, Stephon Clark, Stephon (1995-2018


Dallas Cop Seen Wearing Punisher Logo During Altercation at Community Oversight Meeting

At the first public meeting of Dallas’s newly formed Community Police Oversight Board earlier this week, dozens of residents who came to share their concerns about law enforcement were surprised to learn the board had no intention of letting anyone from the community actually make a comment. And at least one officer…Read more...
Tags: Science, Police, Marvel, Racism, Military, Terrorism, Dallas, Police Brutality, Marvel Comics, Mass Shootings, The Punisher, Community Police Oversight Board


They Took Different Paths. They Died Together in the Bronx.

The lives of two young men — one a police officer, the other a gang member with a gun — collided after midnight. Each has a story.
Tags: News, New York City, Williams, Police Brutality, Bronx, Firearms, Crime and Criminals, Misconduct and Shootings, Bronx (NYC, Deaths (Fatalities, Attacks on Police, Mulkeen, Brian (1986-2019, Antonio Lavance


Joshua Brown, Witness in Amber Guyger Trial, Was Killed in a Drug Deal, Police Say

Botham Jean’s former neighbor, who testified for prosecutors at Amber Guyger’s murder trial in Dallas, was shot to death two days after the trial ended.
Tags: News, Dallas, Police Brutality, Murders, Brown, Jean, Joshua Brown, Guyger, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Dallas (Tex, Botham Shem, Botham Jean, Amber (1988-, Joshua Xavier (1990-2019


Slain Witness in Amber Guyger Trial Testified Reluctantly. He’d Already Been Shot Once.

Joshua Brown, who testified for prosecutors at Amber Guyger’s murder trial in Dallas, was himself shot to death two days after the trial ended.
Tags: News, Dallas, Police Brutality, Murders, Brown, Jean, Joshua Brown, Guyger, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Dallas (Tex, Botham Shem, Amber (1988-, Joshua (1991-2019


Hong Kong’s Hard-Core Protesters Take Justice Into Their Own Hands

A breakdown in trust in Hong Kong’s government and the police force has driven some protesters to retributive violence. Some wonder if they are crossing a line.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Subways, Police Brutality, Vandalism, Misconduct and Shootings, Attacks on Police, Hong Kong Protests (2019


Witness in Trial of Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger Fatally Shot, Lawyer Says

Officials have not publicly identified a motive or suspect in the shooting of Joshua Brown, who provided key testimony about the 2018 killing of Botham Jean.
Tags: News, Dallas, Police Brutality, Murders, Jean, Joshua Brown, Tex, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Police Department (Dallas, Botham Shem


In Hong Kong’s Crackdown on Protests, Face Mask Ban May Be the Start

The ban, punishable by up to a year in prison, was a measured approach. It avoided for now the more extreme options, like a curfew or running courthouses 24 hours a day.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Masks, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Lam, Politics And Government, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Attacks on Police, Carrie (1957-, Hong Kong Protests (2019


Witness in Murder Trial of Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger Fatally Shot, Lawyer Says

Joshua Brown had provided key testimony about the 2018 killing of Botham Jean by Ms. Guyger, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Tags: News, Dallas, Police Brutality, Murders, Jean, Joshua Brown, Tex, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Misconduct and Shootings, Police Department (Dallas, Botham Shem, Botham Jean, Ms Guyger


An Eerie Quiet and Dread as Hong Kong Face-Mask Ban Takes Effect

After a night of arson and vandalism, the financial hub braces for more unrest and ponders the future with anxiety.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Masks, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Lam, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Carrie (1957-, Hong Kong Protests (2019


Eerie Quiet Settles on Hong Kong as Face Mask Ban Takes Effect

After a night of arson and vandalism, the financial hub was bracing for further protests over the weekend.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Masks, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Lam, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, Carrie (1957-, Hong Kong Protests (2019


Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities.

Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades.
Tags: South Korea, News, Police Brutality, Korean War, Jeju Island, Misconduct and Shootings, Cold War Era, Jeju Island (South Korea


‘They Came to Kill.’ Almost 5 Die Daily at Hands of Rio Police.

Police operations left 558 Rio de Janeiro residents dead during the first four months of the year — the highest number since the state began keeping records 21 years ago.
Tags: News, Rio De Janeiro, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil, Hands of Rio Police


Ex-Detective Admits Running Brothels in the Worst N.Y.P.D. Scandal in Years

The mastermind of the crime ring, Ludwig Paz, has pleaded guilty to corruption and promoting prostitution. The scandal involved brothels in Brooklyn and beauty parlors in Queens.
Tags: News, Prostitution, Brooklyn, Police Brutality, Peralta, Rene, Paz, Misconduct and Shootings, Corruption (Institutional, Police Department (NYC, Ludwig (1967-, Samaniego, Arelis, Ludwig Paz


Newark Police Officer Is Charged in Shooting Death of Fleeing Driver

A grand jury indicted the 26-year-old officer in connection with the police shooting death of a man who fled a traffic stop in January.
Tags: News, Newark, Police Brutality, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Newark Police Department, Misconduct and Shootings, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Newark (NJ, Gregory C. Griffin, Essex County (NJ


Newark Police Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Fleeing Driver

A grand jury indicted the 26-year-old officer in connection with the police shooting death of a man who fled a traffic stop in January.
Tags: News, Newark, Police Brutality, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Newark Police Department, Misconduct and Shootings, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Newark (NJ, Gregory C. Griffin, Essex County (NJ