In Kenosha, Wisconsin, Jerrel Perez, the father of a 12-year-old Black girl wants prosecutors to charge an off-duty police officer, Shawn Guetschow, who was seen on video pressing his knee into his daughter’s neck while handcuffing her after a school fight.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the white teenager accused of murdering two people and injuring another in Wisconsin at a protest last year stemming from the police shooting of a Black man, has been found not guilty in a high-profile trial that has repeatedly revolved around the topic of race.
The Judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial dismissed a juror on the third day of deliberation because they told a joke to the courtroom deputy about the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
In an exclusive interview with CNN, Jacob Blake detailed how his shooting has left him in fear for himself and other Black people vulnerable to suffering the same fate he did, and how he won't feel like he truly survived his encounter with police "until something has changed."
It's been one year since Jacob Blake was shot seven times and paralyzed from the waist down by a Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Tuesday announcement comes two weeks after Sheskey returned from administrative leave. Inaction in Kenosha, along with the resignations in the Daunte Wright killing outside of Minneapolis, raise renewed concerns about policing and discipline.
A Wisconsin district attorney declined to bring criminal charges against the Kenosha officers involved in the police shooting of Jacob Blake in his back that left the 29-year-old father paralyzed from the waist down.
Social media reports claim that Kyle Rittenhouse, a teenager who allegedly has an affiliation with local law enforcement, is the gunman who killed at least two people and injured another at a protest over Jacob Blake's shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
At least two people were killed after a "young White man" was shown on video shooting protesters at a demonstration against the police shooting of an unarmed Black man just days earlier in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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