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Police officer who shot and killed Jacob Blake won’t be charged: U.S. federal prosecutors – National

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Federal prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t file charges against a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last year a shooting that sparked protests that led to the deaths of two men. Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, who is Black, during a domestic disturbance in Kenosha in August 2020. The shooting left…

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BLM protester who took a flying kick at police officer during London demonstration is spared jail 

Jonathan Daley, 27, took a flying kick at a police officer during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 3 last year

‘Thuggish’ Black Lives Matter protester, 27, who took a flying kick at police officer during London demonstration sparked by murder of George Floyd, is spared jail  Jonathan Daley kicked officer during a Black Lives Matter protest in June 2020  The 27-year-old admitted one charge of violent disorder but was spared jail  He was ordered to do…

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How the trial of former police officer charged with murder of George Floyd is already a TV circus

It seems disquieting that such a high-profile court battle is being covered with a pizzazz more suited to a major sporting event or even the Oscars

‘Fasten your seat belts, folks!’ exclaimed the excited television presenter. ‘Our teams will be live for every moment.’ If viewers had not known otherwise, they might have thought they were watching the build-up to a Super Bowl final.  But this was Court TV – and what was being shown was live coverage of the most…

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Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face criminal charges – National

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Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to reflect Rittenhouse pleaded not guilty to all charges. A Wisconsin prosecutor declined Tuesday to file charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back in Kenosha, concluding he couldn’t disprove the officer’s contention that he acted in self-defence because he feared the…

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Boston police officer captured on body cam bragging about ‘hitting’ protestors with his car

The unnamed Boston Police sergeant is captured on a colleague's body cam on June 1 bragging about driving a car into protesters during a Black Lives Matter protest in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The video was one of several leaked to a lawyer representing some protesters

A Boston police officer has been captured on video bragging about hitting protesters with a car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in the summer.  The uniformed sergeant, who has not been named, was on duty during the racial justice march on the evening of May 31 and morning of June 1 when he approaches…

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Moment ‘Insecure’ star and activist Kendrick Sampson is punched by police officer in Colombia

HBO 'Insecure' actor Kendrick Sampson (pictured in the hat and face mask) is addressed by a police officer in Cartagena, Colombia, before he was punched and arrested on Tuesday

Moment Colombian cops punch HBO ‘Insecure’ star Kendrick Sampson, cock their guns and arrest him for ‘disrespect and refusing to obey an order’ during his vacation A video shows HBO ‘Insecure’ actor and Black Lives Matter activist Kendrick Sampson being punched by a police officer in Colombia  The police officer cocked his gun and held…

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Illinois officer who shot, killed Black man fired from police force – National

Illinois officer who shot, killed Black man fired from police force - National

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — A suburban Chicago police officer who fatally shot a Black man who was a passenger in a vehicle and wounded the Black female driver has been fired, the department’s officials announced late Friday. In a brief statement, Waukegan Police Chief Wayne Walles said the unidentified officer committed “multiple policy and procedure violations.”…

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White BLM protester called black officer ‘pet n****r’, claims black MP

Women and equalities minister Kemi Badenoch warned that teaching pupils that white privilege was fact was breaking the law

A white Black Lives Matter protester called a black police officer guarding Downing Street a ‘pet n****r’, a top Tory minister claimed in Parliament yesterday. Repeating the racial slur word-for-word in a Commons debate on Black History Month, Kemi Badenoch, who is black, urged Labour to condemn ‘many of the actions’ of Black Lives Matter…

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Seattle police chief to resign after council slashes budget, approves officer cuts – National

Seattle police chief to resign after council slashes budget, approves officer cuts - National

Seattle’s police chief says she is stepping down, a move made public the same day the City Council approved reducing the department by as many as 100 officers through layoffs and attrition. Carmen Best, the city’s first Black police chief, said in a letter to the department that her retirement will be effective Sept. 2…

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