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Police expert: Florida undercover officer should had known to ID himself before fatal confrontation

‘Corey went to his grave not knowing he was killed by an officer,’ attorney says




... A Florida police officer under investigation for fatally shooting a stranded motorist in the wee hours Sunday may have violated a golden rule of police work by not identifying himself before the deadly confrontation.

Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja was working undercover trying to catch burglars when he stopped to check out what he thought was an abandoned vehicle along a dark South Florida highway entrance ramp ...



http://news.yahoo.com/corey-jones-attorneys-florida-undercover-officer-never-displayed-badge-before-fatally-shooting-stranded-motorist-205336476.html


Police have said part-time musician Corey Jones was armed and confronted an undercover officer when he stopped to help Jones' disabled vehicle. (Family photo)



Clinton Jones, Jr. said his brother, Corey, “would not ever, ever, ever pull a gun on a policeman — never.” (Brianna Soukup/The Palm Beach Post via AP)


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Ex-officer sentenced to 25 years in black motorist's killing


https://news.yahoo.com/florida-officer-sentenced-killing-black-motorist-050542282.html

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Woman develops 'Not Reaching' pouch to save black lives during traffic stops
Jackie Carter didn’t know Philando Castile. But the young man’s death inspired her to come up with something to prevent routine traffic stops from becoming deadly


Since its launch three years ago, the pouch has sold more than 1,000 units, and Carter says she has given the product away to just as many drivers around her community...

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/woman-develops-not-reaching-pouch-save-black-lives-during-traffic-n997186

By Natalia Abrahams
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Philando Castile's mother, Valerie Castile stands with the pouch's creator, Jackie Carter.Natalia Abrahams

 

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At least 24 officers injured in Memphis unrest after U.S. Marshals fatally shoot young black man




The shooting happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday night in Frayser, a neighborhood less than five miles north of downtown Memphis. The man killed, who was identified by family members and local officials as 20-year-old Brandon Webber, was being served multiple felony warrants by the Marshal Service’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and other law enforcement agencies, according to police...

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Protesters ask Pete Buttigieg about black lives matter movement during heated confrontation



The visibly angry crowd shouted at Buttigieg and questioned whether he believed "black lives matter." One protester asked if Buttigieg was "a racist."



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Police officer in 'I can't breathe' death of Eric Garner won't be charged

Civil rights prosecutors in Washington had favored filing criminal charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo, but ultimately Barr sided instead with other federal prosecutors based in Brooklyn who said the evidence wasn't sufficient to make a case, a Justice Department official told The Associated Press.


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Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, and the Rev. Al Sharpton said they were outraged and heartbroken
 

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De Blasio beats back calls from Eric Garner's Mother to fire officer in Garner death



Protesters marked the anniversary of Garner's death, five years ago Wednesday, with a demonstration in downtown Manhattan that drew several hundred people...

  • Gwen Carr, mother of chokehold victim Eric Garner, left, speaks outside the U.S. Attorney's office, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, as Garner's widow Esaw Snipes listens at right, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, in the 2014 chokehold death of Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Gwen Carr, mother of chokehold victim Eric Garner, left, speaks outside the U.S. Attorney's office, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, as Garner's widow Esaw Snipes listens at right, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, in the 2014 chokehold death of Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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