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The family of Jason Walker, an unarmed Black man who was shot and killed by off-duty police officer Jeffrey Hash, has retained civil rights attorney Ben Crump following the questionable shooting in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
On Tuesday, a judge ruled that video of Alvin Motley's shooting by Memphis Kroker Security guard Gregory Livingston will not be made available to the public or to Motley's family until after Livingston's preliminary hearing.
Andre Hill's family is encouraged by the murder indictment for the cop who killed him and cautioned during a press conference that they wouldn't rest until they secured Adam Coy's convictions.
Shawna Barnett, Andre' Hill's sister, had some choice words for law enforcement as she eulogized her brother during his funeral in Columbus, Ohio.
Andre' Hill, 47, was identified as the victim in the Dec. 22 police shooting that has again stirred national attention over law enforcement's incessant use of excessive force.
Austin, Texas police officials fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old high school student. The police chief said the officer chose not to use the nonlethal options he had to subdue the suspect.
A former South Carolina trooper who was caught on dash-cam video shooting an unarmed Black man reaching for his license has pled guilty to assault and "battery of a high and aggravated nature," ABC reports.
A Boston transit cop is under investigation after beating an unarmed Black woman on a bus last Friday.
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