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Stephon Clark shooting: Protests over lack of charges for police who shot dead unarmed black man

Stephon Clark shooting: Protests over lack of charges for police who shot dead unarmed black manAt least 80 protesters have been arrested after they marched through Sacramento to demand two officers face charges for shooting and killing Stephon Clark. Initial reports did not say Mr Clark could be armed, but officers opened fire after mistaking his phone for a gun. The Sacramento county district attorney, Anne Marie Schubert, said the officers did not commit a crime and were justified in using lethal force.



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JetBlue passenger was unarmed, suspected of being intoxicated in airport meltdown

JetBlue passenger was unarmed, suspected of being intoxicated in airport meltdownFlorida police have since said that the woman who threatened JetBlue staff that she had a gun did not. Meanwhile, the airline told USA TODAY that she appeared intoxicated.



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Texas Officer's 15-Year Sentence for Shooting Unarmed Black Teen Was Too Lenient, Victim's Family Says

Texas Officer's 15-Year Sentence for Shooting Unarmed Black Teen Was Too Lenient, Victim's Family Says"He can actually see life again after 15 years and that's not enough because Jordan can't see life again"



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Roy Oliver: White police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Jordan Edwards

Roy Oliver: White police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Jordan EdwardsA white police officer has been jailed for 15 years for murdering an unarmed, black 15-year-old boy in Dallas, Texas. The verdict represents what is an extremely rare phenomenon – a murder conviction for a shooting involving on-duty police officer. Roy Oliver was fired from his job with the Balch Springs Police Department in the days after the high-profile 2017 shooting of Jordan Edwards.



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Former Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Teenager Jordan Edwards

Former Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Teenager Jordan EdwardsRoy Oliver, a former Texas police officer, was convicted on Tuesday for



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Former Texas Cop Found Guilty of Murdering an Unarmed Black Teenager

Former Texas Cop Found Guilty of Murdering an Unarmed Black TeenagerIt's a rare guilty verdict in a police shooting case



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Antwon Rose: Police officer Michael Rosfeld charged over shooting of unarmed black teenager

Antwon Rose: Police officer Michael Rosfeld charged over shooting of unarmed black teenagerA Pittsburgh police officer has been charged with criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The Allegheny County, Pennsylvania district attorney charged East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld in the death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II on Wednesday. The high-school honours student died last week after Mr Rosfeld shot him three times in a traffic stop, according to the criminal complaint.



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Marchers Block Traffic in Pittsburgh as They Protest Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen Antwon Rose

Marchers Block Traffic in Pittsburgh as They Protest Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen Antwon RoseMarchers carried signs that said "3 Shots in the Back/ How Do You Justify That?"



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Arizona Cops On Paid Leave After Video Shows Them Beating Unarmed Man

Arizona Cops On Paid Leave After Video Shows Them Beating Unarmed ManFour Arizona police officers have been placed on administrative leave after



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Four Arizona police officers on leave for punching unarmed man

Four Arizona police officers on leave for punching unarmed manSurveillance video shows the Mesa, Arizona, officers punching and kneeing an unarmed man while responding to a domestic dispute call last month. The police chief now promises an investigation.



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