Nouman Raja, the former Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, police officer who, in 2019, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted murder for the 2015 shooting death of Black musician Corey Jones tried unsuccessfully to appeal his conviction and put an end to his 25-year prison sentence.
The Florida cop who fatally shot Corey Jones lied to investigators. Newly released evidence contradicts his sworn statements.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
Florida prosecutors revealed that a grand jury found enough evidence to charge Raja with manslaughter by culpable negligence and attempted first-degree murder with a firearm.
Members of the congressional delegation in Palm Beach, Florida have introduced a bill in memory of Corey Jones that will deny funding to police departments that employ plainclothes cops to make routine traffic stops in unmarked cars, The Palm Beach Post reports. Jones’ death made national headlines last year after he was fatally shot by Officer Nouman […]
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The Palm Beach Gardens Police Department confirmed Nouman Raja's termination Wednesday. Raja, who was in plainclothes on the night of Oct. 18, shot and killed 31-year-old Corey Jones on the highway.
With so many stories of African-Americans being abused by local law enforcement, shot by police, beaten by police and killed by police, it would seem as though unpleasant experiences with cops is inevitable for the majority of Black America. We are constantly reminded of these incidents involving local area police by the steady stream videos and […]
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Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja, who killed Corey Jones as he waited for roadside assistance, was still on probation and therefore unqualified for undercover surveillance work.
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